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

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Bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Kiel to Malmö N73

$25 - $45

3 alternative options

Train  •  8h 7m

  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 / ...
  4. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation 029

$62 - $113

Drive  •  4h 9m

  1. Drive from Kiel to Malmö 270.6 miles

$60 - $90

Shuttle, fly  •  3h 57m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Kiel to Hamburg Airport
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Copenhagen (CPH) HAM - CPH

$61 - $254

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The cheapest way to get from Kiel to Malmö is to bus which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 6h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Kiel to Malmö is to shuttle and fly which costs 50€ - 230€ and takes 3h 57m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kiel and arriving at Malmö. Services depart four times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kiel to Malmö station. However, there are services departing from Kiel Hbf and arriving at Malmö Centralstation via Neumünster, Flensburg, Fredericia St. and København H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 7m.

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The distance between Kiel and Malmö is 232 km. The road distance is 432.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kiel to Malmö without a car is to bus which takes 6h 40m and costs 22€ - 40€.

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The bus from Kiel to Malmö takes 6h 40m including transfers and departs four times a week.

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Kiel to Malmö bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Kiel station.

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Kiel to Malmö train services, operated by HVV, depart from Neumünster station.

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The best way to get from Kiel to Malmö is to bus which takes 6h 40m and costs 22€ - 40€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 50€ - 100€ and takes 8h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Kiel to Malmö.
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  • Distance: 145 miles
  • Duration: 6h 40m

What companies run services between Kiel, Germany and Malmö, Sweden?

FlixBus operates a bus from Kiel to Malmö 4 times a week. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 6h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kiel to Malmö via Neumünster, Flensburg, Fredericia St., and København H in around 8h 7m.

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
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
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 Malmö
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
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 Malmö bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Malmö station.

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Kiel to Malmö train services, operated by Öresundståg, arrive at Malmö Centralstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kiel to Malmö is 433 km. It takes approximately 4h 9m to drive from Kiel to Malmö.

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Scandinavian Airlines offers flights from Hamburg Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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There are 138+ hotels available in Malmö. Prices start at $72 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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