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There are 8 ways to get from Kiel to Cannes by train, plane, car, car train, bus or night train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Hamburg, fly  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Neumuenster
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Nice (NCE) HAM - NCE

83€ - 300€

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Bus  •  25h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Kiel to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB N33
  2. Take the bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Cannes, Cannes N508

79€ - 140€

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Train, train to Westerland, fly  •  10h 23m

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Husum
  2. Take the train from Husum to Westerland(Sylt)
  3. Fly from Westerland (GWT) to Nice (NCE) GWT - NCE

206€ - 783€

Train via Paris  •  16h 19m

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Cannes Tgv

372€ - 479€

Train  •  16h 34m

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Basel Sbb Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Cannes Tgv

319€ - 414€

Drive, car train  •  21h 47m

  1. Drive from Kiel to Hamburg
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Drive from Verona Porta Nuova to Cannes

176€ - 241€

Train, night train, bus  •  26h 18m

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel Sbb Nj
  3. Take the bus from Mulhouse to Cannes

109€ - 157€

Drive  •  14h 52m

  1. Drive from Kiel to Cannes 979.7 miles

180€ - 270€

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The cheapest way to get from Kiel to Cannes is to bus which costs 75€ - 140€ and takes 25h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Kiel to Cannes is to train and fly which costs 80€ - 300€ and takes 6h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kiel to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Kiel and arriving at Cannes, Cannes via Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kiel to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Kiel Hbf and arriving at Cannes via Hamburg Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 19m.

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The distance between Kiel and Cannes is 1219 km. The road distance is 1567.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kiel to Cannes without a car is to train via Paris which takes 16h 19m and costs 370€ - 480€.

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It takes approximately 6h 54m to get from Kiel to Cannes, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Kiel to Cannes is to train via Paris which takes 16h 19m and costs 370€ - 480€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 75€ - 140€ and takes 25h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Kiel to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 761.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 54m

What companies run services between Kiel, Germany and Cannes, France?

You can take a train from Kiel to Cannes via Hamburg Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 16h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kiel to Cannes via Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB in around 25h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 750€
Flights from Hamburg to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 750€
Flights from Westerland to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
270€ - 1200€
Flights from Westerland to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
290€ - 1300€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hamburg to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 800€
Flights from Westerland to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 950€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Hamburg to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Hamburg to Nice via Basel
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Hamburg to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 600€
Flights from Hamburg to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 600€
Flights from Westerland to Nice via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hamburg to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

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 Neumuenster
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kiel Hbf to Husum
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Husum to Westerland(Sylt)
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 29€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kiel Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
150€ - 220€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Neumünster
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
HVV
Train from Husum to Westerland(Sylt)
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
HVV
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
HVV
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
120€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
120€ - 160€
1st Class
160€ - 230€
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Cannes
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
150€ - 170€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
150€ - 170€
1st Class
200€ - 300€
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Cannes
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
150€ - 170€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
150€ - 170€
1st Class
190€ - 290€
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Hamburg to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
15h 46m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
100€ - 130€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Hamburg Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
10h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
nightjet.com
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 Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Cannes, Cannes
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Mulhouse to Cannes
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Ouibus

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Kiel to Cannes bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Cannes, Cannes station.

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Kiel to Cannes train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Cannes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kiel to Cannes is 1567 km. It takes approximately 14h 52m to drive from Kiel to Cannes.

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Air France, KLM, Eurowings and three other airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Nice Airport.

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Book your Kiel to Cannes bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 4355+ hotels available in Cannes. Prices start at 90€ per night.

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