There are 8 ways to get from Kiel to Bergen by train, plane, ferry, bus or car

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Train to Hamburg, fly  •  6h 6m

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Bergen (BGO) HAM - BGO

kr 915 - kr 4126

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Train to Billund, fly  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the train from Rendsburg to Vejle
  2. Fly from Billund (BLL) to Bergen (BGO) BLL - BGO

kr 1205 - kr 5077

Train, ferry via Flensburg  •  25h 50m

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Flensburg Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Flensburg to Fredericia Ic
  3. Take the train from Fredericia St. to Aalborg St. Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Hjørring St. 75 / ...
  5. Take the ferry from Hirtshals Færgeterminal to Bergen Skoltegrunnskaien

Train, ferry  •  26h

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Fredericia Ic
  2. Take the train from Fredericia St. to Aalborg St. Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Hirtshals St. 76
  4. Take the ferry from Hirtshals Færgeterminal to Bergen Skoltegrunnskaien

Train  •  26h 20m

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Flensburg Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Flensburg to Fredericia Ic
  3. Take the train from Fredericia St. to København H Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from København H to Södertälje Syd station
  5. Take the train from Södertälje Syd station to Oslo S
  6. Take the train from Oslo S to Bergen stasjon 41

kr 2084 - kr 2800

Bus  •  27h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Kiel to Lübeck 149
  2. Take the bus from Lübeck to Oslo
  3. Take the bus from Oslo bussterminal to Lærdal rådhus
  4. Take the bus from Lærdal rådhus to Bergen busstasjon

kr 1327 - kr 1651

Ferry, train  •  27h 59m

  1. Take the ferry from Kiel Norwegen-Kai to Oslo Hjortneskaien Oslo-Kiel
  2. Take the train from Oslo S to Bergen stasjon 41

Drive  •  16h 55m

  1. Drive from Kiel to Bergen 1460.4 km

kr 2300 - kr 3400

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The cheapest way to get from Kiel to Bergen is to bus which costs 120€ - 160€ and takes 27h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Kiel to Bergen is to train and fly which costs 85€ - 390€ and takes 6h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kiel to Bergen. However, there are services departing from Kiel and arriving at Bergen busstasjon via Lübeck, Oslo bussterminal and Lærdal rådhus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kiel to Bergen. However, there are services departing from Kiel Hbf and arriving at Bergen stasjon via Flensburg, Fredericia St., København H, Södertälje Syd station and Oslo S. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 20m.

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The distance between Kiel and Bergen is 734 km. The road distance is 1460.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kiel to Bergen without a car is to train and ferry via Flensburg which takes 25h 50m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 6m to get from Kiel to Bergen, including transfers.

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Kiel to Bergen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Kiel station.

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Kiel to Bergen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Kiel Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Kiel to Bergen is to train which takes 26h 20m and costs 190€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120€ - 160€ and takes 27h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Kiel to Bergen.
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  • Distance: 733.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 6m

What companies run services between Kiel, Germany and Bergen, Norway?

You can take a train from Kiel to Bergen via Flensburg, Fredericia St., København H, Södertälje Syd station, and Oslo S in around 26h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kiel to Bergen via Lübeck, Oslo, Oslo bussterminal, and Lærdal rådhus in around 27h 5m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Bergen via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 1300 - kr 4700
Flights from Hamburg to Bergen via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
kr 1300 - kr 4700
Flights from Billund to Bergen via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 800 - kr 3200
Flights from Billund to Bergen via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
kr 750 - kr 3200
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Hamburg to Bergen via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 5500
Flights from Billund to Bergen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
kr 550 - kr 2100
Flights from Billund to Bergen via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 600 - kr 2500
Widerøe
Website
wideroe.no
Flights from Hamburg to Bergen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 800 - kr 3300
Flights from Billund to Bergen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 900 - kr 3400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Bergen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 1200 - kr 5500
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 280 - kr 390
Website
Deutsche Bahn
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
kr 40 - kr 50
Website
HVV
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 180 - kr 260
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 140 - kr 200
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
kr 170 - kr 240
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
kr 460 - kr 650
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Rendsburg to Vejle
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 550 - kr 850
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Flensburg to Fredericia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
kr 480 - kr 700
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Fredericia
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
kr 550 - kr 850
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Rendsburg to Vejle St.
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 230 - kr 320
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Flensburg to Fredericia
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
kr 150 - kr 220
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Fredericia St. to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 260 - kr 360
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Fredericia St. to København H
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
kr 240 - kr 330
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
North Jutland Transport Company
Phone
98 11 11 11
Email
info@NTmail.dk
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Train from Aalborg St. to Hjørring St.
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
North Jutland Transport Company
Train from Aalborg St. to Hirtshals St.
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
North Jutland Transport Company
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Södertälje Syd station
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 550 - kr 750
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
kr 550 - kr 700
2nd Class Ticket
kr 600 - kr 750
Train from Södertälje Syd station to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 500 - kr 650
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
kr 500 - kr 650
2nd Class Ticket
kr 550 - kr 650
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kiel to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 75 - kr 95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lübeck to Oslo
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
kr 440 - kr 550
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nettbuss AS
Phone
05070
Email
05070@nettbuss.no
Website
nettbuss.no
Bus from Oslo bussterminal to Lærdal rådhus
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 470 - kr 600
Website
Nettbuss AS
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Phone
+47 815 44 444
Website
nor-way.no
Bus from Lærdal rådhus to Bergen busstasjon
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
kr 340 - kr 410
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Online Ticket
kr 340 - kr 410
Ferry operators
Fjordline
Phone
+47 51 46 40 99
Email
info@fjordline.com
Website
fjordline.com
Ferry from Hirtshals Færgeterminal to Bergen Skoltegrunnskaien
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
kr 430 - kr 600
Website
Fjordline
Color Line AS
Phone
+45 99 56 19 00
Website
colorline.no
Ferry from Kiel Norwegen-Kai to Oslo Hjortneskaien
Ave. Duration
20h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Color Line AS

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Bergen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Kiel to Bergen bus services, operated by Nor-Way Bussekspress, arrive at Bergen busstasjon station.

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Kiel to Bergen train services, operated by Norwegian Railways (VY), arrive at Bergen stasjon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kiel to Bergen is 1460 km. It takes approximately 16h 55m to drive from Kiel to Bergen.

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Widerøe, Scandinavian Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle and KLM offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Bergen Airport.

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There are 297+ hotels available in Bergen. Prices start at kr 1000 NOK per night.

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