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There are 6 ways to get from Kiel to Stockholm by shuttle, plane, bus, train, car ferry or car

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Shuttle, fly  •  5 h 28 min

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

$81 - $184

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Bus  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from Kiel to Lübeck 149
  2. Take the bus from Lübeck to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen 073 / ...

$54 - $97

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Bus, train  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Kiel to Malmö N73
  2. Take the train from Eslöv station to Stockholm Centralstation Snälltåget

$57 - $95

Train  •  13 h 27 min

  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 Stockholm Centralstation

$109 - $227

Car ferry, train  •  18 h 44 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation MTR Express / ...

$102 - $159

Drive  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Kiel to Stockholm 654.1 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Kiel to Stockholm is to bus and train which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 13 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kiel to Stockholm is to shuttle and fly which costs 70€ - 160€ and takes 5 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kiel to Stockholm. However, there are services departing from Kiel and arriving at Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen via Lübeck. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Kiel to Stockholm station. However, there are services departing from Kiel Hbf and arriving at Stockholm Centralstation via Neumünster, Flensburg, Fredericia St. and København H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 27 min.

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The distance between Kiel and Stockholm is 736 km. The road distance is 1046.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kiel to Stockholm without a car is to bus and train which takes 13 h 12 min and costs 50€ - 85€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Kiel to Stockholm, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Kiel to Stockholm is to train which takes 13 h 27 min and costs 95€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 17 h.

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Map of how to get from Kiel to Stockholm.
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  • Distance: 460.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 28 min

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

You can take a train from Kiel to Stockholm via Neumünster, Flensburg, Fredericia St., and København H in around 13 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kiel to Stockholm via Lübeck in around 17 h.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Train operators
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Eslöv station to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
Snälltåget
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Neumünster to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
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
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Fredericia St. to København H
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
dsb.dk
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$55 - $80
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$95 - $130
2nd Class Refundable
$90 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$130 - $180
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$40 - $60
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$65 - $90
2nd Class Refundable
$65 - $95
1st Class Refundable
$95 - $130
MTR Express
Website
mtrexpress.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
MTR Express
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 Malmö
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kiel to Lübeck
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lübeck to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$59
Small Car
$59

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Stockholm Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Kiel to Stockholm bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen station.

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Kiel to Stockholm train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Stockholm Centralstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kiel to Stockholm is 1047 km. It takes approximately 10 h 19 min to drive from Kiel to Stockholm.

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Eurowings and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Stockholm Airport.

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

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There are 383+ hotels available in Stockholm. Prices start at $70 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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