There are 5 ways to get from Kiel to Copenhagen by train, bus, car or plane

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 via Fredericia st  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Flensburg Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Flensburg to Fredericia st Ic
  3. Take the train from Fredericia St. to København H Icl

$67 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiel to Copenhagen N74 / ...

$23 - $40

3 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Lübeck Hbf Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Lübeck Hbf to København H Ec

$58 - $88

Drive  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Kiel to Copenhagen 250.1 miles

$55 - $85

Train, fly  •  4 h 3 min

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

$77 - $281

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kiel to Copenhagen is to bus which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 5 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kiel to Copenhagen is to drive which takes 3 h 46 min and costs 50€ - 75€.

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The distance between Kiel and Copenhagen is 216 km. The road distance is 400 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Kiel to Copenhagen, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kiel and arriving at Copenhagen. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 40 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 Flensburg and Fredericia St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 37 min.

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

You can take a train from Kiel to Copenhagen via Flensburg, Fredericia st, and Fredericia St. in around 5 h 37 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Kiel to Copenhagen 3 times a day. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 5 h 40 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kiel Hbf to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Flensburg to Fredericia st
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lübeck Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22
Standard
$22 - $35
First
$30 - $60
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
$14 - $21
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Fredericia St. to København H
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Lübeck Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
dsb.dk
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
hvv.de
Second Class
$22
Standard
$22 - $35
First
$30 - $60
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kiel to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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