There are 3 ways to get from Kiel to Kolding by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 35 min

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

$10 - $60

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Flensburg Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Flensburg to Kolding st Ic

$36 - $53

Drive  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Kiel to Kolding 106.7 miles

$24 - $40

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Kiel to Kolding 3 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min. Eurolines DE also services this route 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kiel to Kolding via Flensburg in around 2 h 58 min.

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 Kolding st
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Flensburg to Kolding St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
dsb.dk
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kiel to Kolding
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Kiel ZOB to Kolding
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kiel and Kolding is 137 km. The road distance is 171 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kiel to Kolding is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Kiel to Kolding is to drive which takes 1 h 33 min and costs 21€ - 35€.

No, there is no direct train from Kiel to Kolding. However, there are services departing from Kiel Hbf and arriving at Kolding st via Flensburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 58 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kiel and arriving at Kolding. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

The bus from Kiel to Kolding takes 2 h 35 min including transfers and departs three times a day.