Directions from Kiel to Hamburg

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor Re / ...

$4 - $45

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Kiel to Hamburg 60.1 miles

$4 - $10

2 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiel to Hamburg 050 / ...

$5 - $10

Drive  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Kiel to Hamburg 59.1 miles

$12 - $18

What companies run services between Kiel, Germany and Hamburg, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Kiel to Hamburg every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $28 - $45 and the journey takes 1 h 6 min. HVV also services this route hourly. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Kiel to Hamburg hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kiel to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Kiel to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kiel and Hamburg is 83 km. The road distance is 95 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kiel to Hamburg is to rideshare which costs 3€ - 8€ and takes 1 h 34 min.

The quickest way to get from Kiel to Hamburg is to train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs 3€ - 35€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kiel Hbf and arriving at Hamburg Dammtor. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kiel and arriving at Hamburg. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

The train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor takes 1 h 6 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.