There are 4 ways to get from Kiel to Hamburg by train, bus, rideshare or car
Train • 1 h 6 min
$4 - $6
Rideshare • 1 h 34 min
$3 - $10
2 alternative options
Bus • 1 h 55 min
$5 - $10
Drive • 1 h 15 min
$12 - $18
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Kiel to Hamburg is to train which costs 3€ - 5€ and takes 1 h 6 min.
The quickest way to get from Kiel to Hamburg is to train which costs 3€ - 5€ and takes 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 55 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kiel Hbf and arriving at Hamburg Dammtor. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 6 min.
The distance between Kiel and Hamburg is 83 km. The road distance is 94.6 km.
The best way to get from Kiel to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs 3€ - 5€.
The train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor takes 1 h 6 min including transfers and departs hourly.
Kiel to Hamburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Kiel station.
Kiel to Hamburg train services, operated by HVV, depart from Kiel Hbf station.
The best way to get from Kiel to Hamburg is to train which takes 1 h 6 min and costs 3€ - 5€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 4€ - 8€ and takes 1 h 55 min.
What companies run services between Kiel, Germany and Hamburg, Germany?
HVV operates a train from Kiel to Hamburg hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 1 h 6 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Kiel to Hamburg hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.
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.
Bus from Kiel to Hamburg
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 55 min
- Estimated price
- $5 - $10
A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.
Rideshare from Kiel to Hamburg
- Ave. Duration
- 1 h 34 min
- Every 15 minutes
- Estimated price
- $3 - $10
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More Questions & Answers
Kiel to Hamburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Hamburg station.
Kiel to Hamburg train services, operated by HVV, arrive at Hamburg Dammtor station.
Yes, the driving distance between Kiel to Hamburg is 95 km. It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to drive from Kiel to Hamburg.
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