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

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Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiel to Lübeck 149 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lübeck to Puttgarden 073 / ...

$10 - $16

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Train  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Bad Schwartau Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Bad Schwartau to Puttgarden Rb

$47 - $67

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Kiel to Puttgarden 57.8 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Kiel to Puttgarden is to drive which costs 10€ - 15€ and takes 1 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kiel to Puttgarden is to drive which costs 10€ - 15€ and takes 1 h 12 min.

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The distance between Kiel and Puttgarden is 72 km. The road distance is 92.6 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Kiel to Puttgarden, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kiel to Puttgarden. However, there are services departing from Kiel and arriving at Puttgarden via Lübeck. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kiel to Puttgarden. However, there are services departing from Kiel Hbf and arriving at Puttgarden via Bad Schwartau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 57 min.

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

You can take a bus from Kiel to Puttgarden via Lübeck in around 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kiel to Puttgarden via Bad Schwartau in around 3 h 57 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kiel Hbf to Bad Schwartau
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bad Schwartau to Puttgarden
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kiel to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lübeck to Puttgarden
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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