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

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

Recommended option

Bus, fly  •  5 h 28 min

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

$86 - $200

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 15 min

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

$54 - $97

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Bus, train  •  12 h 43 min

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

Train  •  13 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Neumünster to Flensburg Re7
  2. Take the train from Flensburg to Kolding St. Ic
  3. Take the train from Kolding St. to København H Ic
  4. Take the train from København H to Lund Centralstation
  5. Take the train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

$111 - $232

Car ferry, train  •  18 h 21 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Kiel to Gothenburg
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation SJ Snabbtåg X2000 / ...

$100 - $157

Drive  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Kiel to Stockholm 654.1 miles

$140 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kiel to Stockholm is to bus which costs 45€ - 90€ and takes 16 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kiel to Stockholm is to bus and fly which costs 75€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 28 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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It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Kiel to Stockholm, including transfers.

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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 via Lübeck. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 15 min.

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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, Kolding St., København H and Lund Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 52 min.

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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, Kolding St., København H, and Lund Centralstation in around 13 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kiel to Stockholm via Lübeck in around 16 h 15 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm via Tallinn
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
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
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Kolding St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Kolding St. to København H
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
dsb.dk
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$9 - $13
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$13 - $18
2nd Class Refundable
$13 - $18
1st Class Refundable
$17 - $24
Train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $70
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$85 - $110
2nd Class Refundable
$80 - $120
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $170
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$40 - $55
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 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
MTR Express
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, Hamburg Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kiel to Malmö
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Stockholm
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 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
$58
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$58
Small Car
$58

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