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

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

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Train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Flensburg Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Flensburg to Fredericia st Ic
  3. Take the train from Fredericia St. to København H Icl
  4. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation 029

$77 - $113

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiel to Malmö N73

$25 - $45

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Kiel to Malmö 270.6 miles

$60 - $90

Train, fly  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Copenhagen (CPH) HAM - CPH

$66 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kiel to Malmö is to bus which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 6 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kiel to Malmö is to drive which takes 4 h 9 min and costs 50€ - 80€.

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The distance between Kiel and Malmö is 232 km. The road distance is 433 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Kiel to Malmö, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kiel and arriving at Malmö. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kiel to Malmö. However, there are services departing from Kiel Hbf and arriving at Malmö Centralstation via Flensburg, Fredericia St. and København H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 21 min.

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

You can take a train from Kiel to Malmö via Flensburg, Fredericia st, Fredericia St., and København H in around 6 h 21 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Kiel to Malmö once daily. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 35 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
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 Fredericia st
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Flensburg to Fredericia St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Fredericia St. to København H
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
37 min
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
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Malmö
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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