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There are 4 ways to get from Malmö to Kiel by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Malmö to Kiel N73

$25 - $45

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Train  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Malmö C to København H 029
  2. Take the train from København H to Fredericia St. Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Fredericia St. to Flensburg Ic
  4. Take the train from Flensburg to Neumünster Re7

$63 - $110

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Malmö to Kiel 270.6 miles

$60 - $90

Fly, train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Hamburg (HAM) CPH - HAM
  2. Take the train from Neumünster to Kiel Hbf

$60 - $274

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The cheapest way to get from Malmö to Kiel is to bus which costs 220 kr - 380 kr and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Malmö to Kiel is to drive which costs 550 kr - 800 kr and takes 4 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Malmö and arriving at Kiel. Services depart five times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Malmö to Kiel. However, there are services departing from Malmö C and arriving at Kiel Hbf via København H, Fredericia St., Flensburg and Neumünster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 53 min.

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The distance between Malmö and Kiel is 232 km. The road distance is 433 km.

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The best way to get from Malmö to Kiel without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs 220 kr - 380 kr.

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The bus from Malmö to Kiel takes 6 h 30 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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

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Malmö to Kiel train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from Malmö C station.

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The best way to get from Malmö to Kiel is to bus which takes 6 h 30 min and costs 220 kr - 380 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 550 kr - 1000 kr and takes 7 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Malmö to Kiel.
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  • Distance: 145 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 30 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Malmö to Kiel 5 times a week. Tickets cost $25 - $45 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Malmö to Kiel via København H, Fredericia St., Flensburg, and Neumünster in around 7 h 53 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Malmö C to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Fredericia St.
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Fredericia St. to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
dsb.dk
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Flensburg to Neumünster
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Train from Neumünster to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
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 Neumünster to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
bahn.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 Malmö to Kiel
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Malmö to Kiel train services, operated by HVV, arrive at Neumünster station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Malmö to Kiel is 433 km. It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to drive from Malmö to Kiel.

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Scandinavian Airlines offers flights from Copenhagen Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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Book your Malmö to Kiel bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 487+ hotels available in Kiel. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Malmö to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 65 kr - 120 kr.

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