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

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Bus  •  5h 40m

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

$22 - $40

3 alternative options

Train  •  7h 23m

  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 - $97

Drive  •  3h 46m

  1. Drive from Kiel to Copenhagen 250.1 miles

$55 - $85

Shuttle, fly  •  3h 47m

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kiel and arriving at Copenhagen. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5h 40m.

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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 7h 23m.

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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 5h 40m and costs 19€ - 35€.

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The bus from Kiel to Copenhagen takes 5h 40m including transfers and departs twice 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 5h 40m and costs 19€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 7h 23m.

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Map of how to get from Kiel to Copenhagen.
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  • Distance: 135.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 40m

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Kiel to Copenhagen twice daily. Tickets cost $22 - $40 and the journey takes 5h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kiel to Copenhagen via Neumünster, Flensburg, and Fredericia St. in around 7h 23m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Train operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Neumünster to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
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
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Fredericia St. to København H
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
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
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autokraft DB
Phone
0431/38671024
Website
bahn.de
Shuttle from Kiel to Hamburg Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bahn.de

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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

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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 3h 46m to drive from Kiel to Copenhagen.

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Scandinavian Airlines offers flights from Hamburg Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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There are 638+ hotels available in Copenhagen. Prices start at $96 USD per night.

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

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