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There are 8 ways to get from Mellerud to Kiel by train, bus, car ferry, car or plane

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Train  •  11h 41m

  1. Take the train from Mellerud station to Göteborg Central Tåg
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
  3. Take the train from København H to Fredericia St. Icl / ...
  4. Take the train from Fredericia St. to Flensburg Ic
  5. Take the train from Flensburg to Kiel Hbf Re / ...

€96 - €143

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Bus  •  14h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Mellerud station to Göteborg Centralstation
  2. Take the bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Copenhagen Airport
  3. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Kiel interim central bus station N74

€56 - €76

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Train, car ferry  •  17h 7m

  1. Take the train from Mellerud station to Göteborg Central Tåg
  2. Take the car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel

Train, car ferry via Vänersborg  •  17h 49m

  1. Take the train from Vänersborg central to Gamlestaden Station Tåg / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel

Drive  •  8h 27m

  1. Drive from Mellerud to Kiel 834.2 km

€95 - €150

Train, train to Oslo, fly to Hamburg  •  10h 49m

  1. Take the train from Mellerud station to Öxnered station
  2. Take the train from Öxnered station to Halden
  3. Take the train from Halden stasjon to Oslo S
  4. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo lufthavn stasjon
  5. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Hamburg (HAM) OSL - HAM
  6. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf

Train to Gothenburg, fly to Copenhagen, train  •  10h 22m

  1. Take the train from Mellerud station to Göteborg Central
  2. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Copenhagen (CPH) GOT - CPH
  3. Take the train from CPH Lufthavn to Fredericia St.
  4. Take the train from Fredericia St. to Flensburg
  5. Take the train from Flensburg to Kiel Hbf

€93 - €369

Train to Gothenburg, fly to Aarhus, train  •  10h 38m

  1. Take the train from Mellerud station to Göteborg Central
  2. Fly from Gothenburg (GOT) to Aarhus (AAR) GOT - AAR
  3. Take the train from Aarhus H to Fredericia St.
  4. Take the train from Fredericia St. to Flensburg
  5. Take the train from Flensburg to Kiel Hbf

€151 - €253

Mellerud to Kiel by train

The train journey time between Mellerud and Kiel is around 13h 33m and covers a distance of around 860 km. The fastest train normally takes 10h 41m. Operated by SJ, Vasttrafik, Tågab and others, the Mellerud to Kiel train service departs from Mellerud station and arrives in Kiel Hbf. Typically 31 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
13h 33m
Fastest train time:
10h 41m
Train distance:
860 km
Trains per week:
31
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
45 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:09
Last train departs at:
23:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Mellerud to Kiel train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Sweden → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Sweden

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Sweden

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Sweden
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
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  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, India, Netherlands, Paraguay, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from Sweden

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kiel is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kiel is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kiel is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Sweden from Germany.

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Last updated: 31 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Mellerud to Kiel is to bus, which costs 550 kr - 800 kr and takes 14h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Mellerud to Kiel is to drive which costs 1000 kr - 1500 kr and takes 8h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mellerud station to Kiel station. However, there are services departing from Mellerud station and arriving at Kiel interim central bus station via Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal, Københavns Lufthavn and Copenhagen central train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 39m.

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No, there is no direct train from Mellerud station to Kiel. However, there are services departing from Mellerud station and arriving at Kiel Hbf via Göteborg Centralstation, København H, Fredericia St. and Flensburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 41m.

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The distance between Mellerud and Kiel is 507 km. The road distance is 834.2 km.

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The best way to get from Mellerud to Kiel without a car is to train which takes 11h 41m and costs 950 kr - 1500 kr.

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It takes approximately 11h 41m to get from Mellerud to Kiel, including transfers.

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Mellerud to Kiel bus services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), depart from Mellerud station.

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Mellerud to Kiel train services, operated by SJ, depart from Mellerud station.

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The best way to get from Mellerud to Kiel is to train which takes 11h 41m and costs 950 kr - 1500 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 550 kr - 800 kr and takes 14h 39m.

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  • Distance: 507.1 km
  • Duration: 11h 41m

What companies run services between Mellerud, Västra Götaland County, Sweden and Kiel, Germany?

You can take a train from Mellerud to Kiel via Göteborg Central, Göteborg Centralstation, København H, Fredericia St., and Flensburg in around 11h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Mellerud to Kiel via Göteborg Centralstation, Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal, Copenhagen Airport, Københavns Lufthavn, Hovedbanegården, Tivoli, and Copenhagen central train station in around 14h 39m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Oslo to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €280
Flights from Gothenburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €270
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Oslo to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€40 - €130
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Oslo to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €160
Braathens Regional Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Gothenburg to Aarhus
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €170
Train operators
SJ
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Website
sj.se
Train from Mellerud station to Göteborg Central
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
SJ
Train from Mellerud station to Öxnered station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
SJ
Vasttrafik
Phone
+46 77 141 43 00
Email
kundservicefirst@vasttrafik.se
Website
vasttrafik.se
Train from Mellerud station to Göteborg Central
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€13 - €20
Website
Vasttrafik
Train from Vänersborg central to Gamlestaden Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Vasttrafik
Train from Mellerud station to Öxnered station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Vasttrafik
Tågab
Phone
0550-875 61
Email
info@tagakeriet.se
Website
tagakeriet.se
Train from Mellerud station to Göteborg Central
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Tågab
2nd Class
€11 - €16
Train from Mellerud station to Öxnered station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Tågab
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
Öresundståg
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Fredericia St.
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Fredericia St. to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from CPH Lufthavn to Fredericia St.
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Aarhus H to Fredericia St.
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Flensburg to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€17 - €25
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Vygruppen AS
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Öxnered station to Halden
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Vygruppen AS
Norwegian Railways (VY)
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Halden stasjon to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
vy.no
Train from Oslo S to Oslo lufthavn stasjon
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
vy.no
Flytoget
Phone
23 15 90 00
Email
flytoget@flytoget.no
Website
flytoget.no
Train from Oslo S to Oslo lufthavn stasjon
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €17
Website
Flytoget AS
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
HVV
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Bus from Mellerud station to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Bus4You
Website
bus4you.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
Bus4You
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Kiel interim central bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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The quickest flight from Oslo Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Mellerud to Kiel bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Kiel interim central bus station.

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Mellerud to Kiel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Kiel Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mellerud to Kiel is 834 km. It takes approximately 8h 27m to drive from Mellerud to Kiel.

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