There are 9 ways to get from Kiel to Munich by train, car train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to München Hbf Ice

$160 - $240

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Bus  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiel to Hamburg 050 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Munich, Munich central bus station 029 / ...

$46 - $159

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Train via Hamburg Dammtor  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor Re70 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to München Hbf Ice

$154 - $261

Train, car train  •  12 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Bordesholm to Hamburg Hbf Re70
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg to München Ost Uex1846

$127 - $150

Rideshare  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Kiel to Munich 547.7 miles

$49

Drive  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Kiel to Munich 548.2 miles

$110 - $170

Fly Hamburg to Munich  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Munich (MUC) HAM - MUC

$61 - $242

Fly Hamburg to Nuremberg, train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Nuremberg (NUE) HAM - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf

$95 - $257

Train, train to Bremen, fly to Munich  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Bremen Hbf
  3. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Munich (MUC) BRE - MUC

$112 - $329

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The cheapest way to get from Kiel to Munich is to rideshare which costs 41€ and takes 10 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kiel to Munich is to fly which costs 50€ - 210€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kiel to Munich station. However, there are services departing from Kiel and arriving at Munich, Munich central bus station via Hamburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kiel Hbf and arriving at München Hbf. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 4 min.

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The distance between Kiel and Munich is 695 km. The road distance is 877.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kiel to Munich without a car is to train which takes 7 h 4 min and costs 140€ - 210€.

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The train from Kiel Hbf to München Hbf takes 7 h 4 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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

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Kiel to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Kiel Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Kiel to Munich is to train which takes 7 h 4 min and costs 140€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 140€ and takes 15 h 55 min, you could also fly, which costs 50€ - 210€ and takes 4 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Kiel to Munich.
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  • Distance: 434.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 4 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Kiel to Munich 3 times a day. Tickets cost $160 - $240 and the journey takes 7 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kiel to Munich via Hamburg in around 15 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Hamburg to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Hamburg to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Bremen to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Bremen to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Hamburg to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Hamburg to Nuremberg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Nuremberg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Bremen to Munich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kiel Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $240
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Train from Bordesholm to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Hamburg to München Ost
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
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 Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg ZOB to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Kiel to Munich
Ave. Duration
10 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$49
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Munich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Kiel to Munich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich, Munich central bus station.

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Kiel to Munich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at München Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kiel to Munich is 877 km. It takes approximately 8 h 3 min to drive from Kiel to Munich.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Munich Airport.

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Book your Kiel to Munich bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 764+ hotels available in Munich. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Kiel and Munich. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Kiel to Hamburg Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 30 min and costs .

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