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There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Kiel by train, bus, car or plane

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

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Train via Hamburg Hbf  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf

$238 - $315

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Fly Paris CDG to Hamburg, train  •  6 h 7 min

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

$55 - $233

7 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Duisburg Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf Ic

$255 - $339

Bus  •  15 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Hamburg N71
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Kiel 050 / ...

$57 - $95

Bus, train  •  19 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Hamburg
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf Re70

$91 - $158

Drive, train  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel

$104 - $235

Drive  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Kiel 610.5 miles

$130 - $190

Fly Paris CDG to Bremen, train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bremen (BRE) CDG - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Kiel Hbf

$135 - $485

Train to Brussels, fly to Hamburg, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Hamburg (HAM) BRU - HAM
  3. Take the train from Neumünster to Kiel Hbf

$116 - $254

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Kiel is to bus which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 15 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Kiel is to fly and train which costs 45€ - 210€ and takes 6 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Kiel. However, there are services departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Kiel via Hamburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Kiel. However, there are services departing from Paris-Nord and arriving at Kiel Hbf via Köln Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 37 min.

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The distance between Paris and Kiel is 810 km. The road distance is 976.9 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Kiel without a car is to train which takes 9 h 37 min and costs 200€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 9 h 37 min to get from Paris to Kiel, including transfers.

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

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Paris to Kiel train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris-Nord station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Kiel is to train which takes 9 h 37 min and costs 200€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 85€ and takes 15 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Kiel.
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  • Distance: 506.5 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 37 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Kiel, Germany?

You can take a train from Paris to Kiel via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, and Hamburg Hbf in around 9 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Kiel via Hamburg in around 15 h 21 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $5,500
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Train from Paris-Nord to Duisburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$160 - $200
1st Class
$210 - $290
Train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
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 Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Neumünster to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Train from Neumünster to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
hvv.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 Paris, Paris to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Kiel
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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

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

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Paris to Kiel train services, operated by HVV, arrive at Kiel Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Kiel is 977 km. It takes approximately 9 h 8 min to drive from Paris to Kiel.

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Brussels Airlines, Air France, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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

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There are 492+ hotels available in Kiel. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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