There are 4 ways to get from Kiel to Copenhagen by bus, train, car, shuttle or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiel to Copenhagen N73

$23 - $40

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Train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Neumünster to Flensburg Re7
  2. Take the train from Flensburg to Fredericia St. Ic
  3. Take the train from Fredericia St. to København H Ic / ...

$54 - $98

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Kiel to Copenhagen 250.1 miles

$55 - $85

Shuttle, fly  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Kiel to Hamburg Airport
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Copenhagen (CPH) HAM - CPH

$61 - $250

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kiel and arriving at Copenhagen. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kiel to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Kiel Hbf and arriving at København H via Neumünster, Flensburg and Fredericia St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 13 min.

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The distance between Kiel and Copenhagen is 216 km. The road distance is 400.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kiel to Copenhagen without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 25 min and costs .

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The bus from Kiel to Copenhagen takes 5 h 25 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Kiel to Copenhagen train services, operated by HVV, depart from Neumünster station.

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The best way to get from Kiel to Copenhagen is to bus which takes 5 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 13 min.

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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Map of how to get from Kiel to Copenhagen.
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  • Distance: 135.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

What companies run services between Kiel, Germany and Copenhagen, Denmark?

FlixBus operates a bus from Kiel to Copenhagen once daily. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kiel to Copenhagen via Neumünster, Flensburg, and Fredericia St. in around 7 h 13 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Train operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Neumünster to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Flensburg to Fredericia St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Fredericia St. to København H
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
dsb.dk
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kiel to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autokraft DB
Phone
0431/38671024
Website
bahn.de
Shuttle from Kiel to Hamburg Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bahn.de

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Kiel to Copenhagen train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), arrive at København H station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kiel to Copenhagen is 400 km. It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to drive from Kiel to Copenhagen.

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Scandinavian Airlines offers flights from Hamburg Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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Book your Kiel to Copenhagen bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 630+ hotels available in Copenhagen. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kiel to Hamburg Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 30 min and costs .

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