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

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Fly, train  •  5h 48m

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Hamburg (HAM) ARN - HAM
  2. Take the train from Neumuenster to Kiel Hbf

50€ - 216€

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Bus, night bus  •  18h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Lund Centralstation Tk310 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Lund to Kiel N73

23€ - 29€

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Train  •  11h 47m

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to København H
  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 Kiel Hbf Re / ...

102€ - 180€

Bus  •  15h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen to Copenhagen 602 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Kiel N74

52€ - 63€

Train, car ferry  •  19h 5m

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

82€ - 108€

Drive  •  10h 22m

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Kiel 1050 km

130€ - 200€

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The cheapest way to get from Stockholm to Kiel is to bus and night bus which costs 250 kr - 310 kr and takes 18h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Stockholm to Kiel is to fly and train which costs 500 kr - 2400 kr and takes 5h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stockholm to Kiel. However, there are services departing from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen and arriving at Kiel via Copenhagen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stockholm station to Kiel. However, there are services departing from Stockholm Centralstation and arriving at Kiel Hbf via København H, Fredericia St. and Flensburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 47m.

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The distance between Stockholm and Kiel is 736 km. The road distance is 1050 km.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Kiel without a car is to train which takes 11h 47m and costs 1100 kr - 2000 kr.

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It takes approximately 5h 48m to get from Stockholm to Kiel, including transfers.

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

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Stockholm to Kiel train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), depart from Stockholm Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Kiel is to train which takes 11h 47m and costs 1100 kr - 2000 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 550 kr - 700 kr and takes 15h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Stockholm to Kiel.
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  • Distance: 736.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 48m

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

You can take a train from Stockholm to Kiel via København H, Fredericia St., and Flensburg in around 11h 47m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stockholm to Kiel via Copenhagen in around 15h 55m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stockholm to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 340€
Flights from Stockholm to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 340€
Flights from Stockholm to Hamburg via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 340€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stockholm to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Stockholm to Hamburg via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Stockholm to Hamburg via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 700€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Website
bahn.com
Train from Neumuenster to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 9€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Flensburg to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Neumünster to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
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 Neumuenster to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Neumuenster to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Flensburg to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Neumuenster to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Neumuenster to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
50€ - 70€
2nd Class Ticket
55€ - 75€
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
40€ - 55€
2nd Class Ticket
40€ - 55€
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Fredericia St.
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Fredericia St. to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
MTR Express
Website
mtrexpress.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
MTR Express
Tågab
Phone
0550-875 61
Email
info@tagakeriet.se
Website
tagakeriet.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Tågab
2nd Class
26€ - 40€
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to Kiel
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
20€ - 25€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Lund to Kiel
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bergkvarabuss
Phone
+46 480 42 55 00
Website
bergkvarabuss.se
Bus from Stockholm Cityterminalen to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
Bergkvarabuss
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Phone
+44 844 770 7070
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
53€
Website
Stena Line
Passenger
53€
Small Car
53€

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The quickest flight from Stockholm Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Stockholm to Kiel is 1050 km. It takes approximately 10h 22m to drive from Stockholm to Kiel.

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Eurowings, Finnair, Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Stockholm Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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

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There are 892+ hotels available in Kiel. Prices start at 49€ per night.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Stockholm Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 30 kr - 280 kr.

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