There are 7 ways to get from Kiel to Poland by shuttle, plane, train, bus or car

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Shuttle, fly to Warsaw  •  5 h 46 min

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

$65 - $193

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Bus EST Sp. z o.o.  •  16 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiel to Hamburg 050 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg ZOB Hauptbahnhof to Warszawa

$47 - $80

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Shuttle, fly to Gdansk  •  5 h 47 min

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

$48 - $266

Train via Poznan Gl.  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Poznan Gl. D
  4. Take the train from Poznan Gl. to Warszawa Centralna Ic / ...

$106 - $164

Train  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Warszawa Wschodnia En

$142 - $209

Bus via Berlin, Berlin central bus station  •  15 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiel to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 050 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Warsaw, Warszawa Młociny P3

$59 - $97

Drive  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Kiel to Warsaw 574.9 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Kiel to Poland. However, there are services departing from Kiel and arriving at Centrum 05 via Hamburg ZOB Hauptbahnhof and Dw. Zachodni 01. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kiel to Poland. However, there are services departing from Kiel Hbf and arriving at Warszawa Centralna via Hamburg Hbf, S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin Ostbahnhof and Poznan Gl.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 37 min.

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The distance between Kiel and Poland is 641 km. The road distance is 919.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kiel to Poland without a car is to train which takes 11 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to get from Kiel to Poland, including transfers.

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

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Kiel to Poland train services, operated by HVV, depart from Kiel Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Kiel to Poland is to train which takes 11 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 15 h 42 min.

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Warsaw Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Kiel to Poland bus services, operated by EST Sp. z o.o., arrive at Warszawa station.

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Map of how to get from Kiel to Poland.
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  • Distance: 400.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 46 min

What companies run services between Kiel, Germany and Poland?

You can take a train from Kiel to Warsaw via Hamburg Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, S Ostbahnhof, Berlin Ostbahnhof, and Poznan Gl. in around 11 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kiel to Warsaw via Berlin, Berlin central bus station, Warsaw, Warszawa Młociny, and Młociny in around 15 h 42 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Hamburg to Warsaw
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Gdansk via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Hamburg to Warsaw via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Warsaw via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
Flights from Hamburg to Gdansk via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Warsaw via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Gdansk
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Train operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
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 Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Ostbahnhof to Poznan Gl.
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Warszawa Wschodnia
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Poznan Gl. to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$15 - $22
Bus operators
Autokraft DB
Phone
0431/38671024
Website
bahn.de
Shuttle from Kiel to Hamburg Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
bahn.de
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 Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Warsaw, Warszawa Młociny
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kiel to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
EST Sp. z o.o.
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Hamburg ZOB Hauptbahnhof to Warszawa
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
estgdansk.pl

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Kiel to Poland train services, operated by Polish Railways (PKP), arrive at Warszawa Centralna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kiel to Poland is 920 km. It takes approximately 8 h 13 min to drive from Kiel to Poland.

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Eurowings, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Warsaw Airport.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Poland. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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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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