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

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Train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Szczecin, Glowny to Angermünde, Bahnhof
  2. Take the train from Angermünde, Bahnhof to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof Re3 / ...
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hamburg Dammtor Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Kiel Hbf Ic / ...

$108 - $194

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Bus, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Szczecin to Hamburg
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bordesholm Re70

$26 - $35

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Train, bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Szczecin, Glowny to Lübeck, Hauptbahnhof Re4
  2. Take the bus from Lübeck to Kiel 149

$66 - $96

Bus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Szczecin to Hamburg ZOB
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Kiel 050 / ...

$43 - $62

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Szczecin to Kiel 278.7 miles

$55 - $85

Train, fly  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Szczecin Glowny to Port Lotniczy Szczecin-Goleniow
  2. Fly from Szczecin (SZZ) to Hamburg (HAM) SZZ - HAM

$108 - $428

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No, there is no direct bus from Szczecin to Kiel. However, there are services departing from Szczecin and arriving at Kiel via Hamburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Szczecin to Kiel. However, there are services departing from Szczecin, Glowny and arriving at Kiel Hbf via Angermünde, Bahnhof, Berlin Hbf (tief) and Hamburg Dammtor. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 56 min.

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The distance between Szczecin and Kiel is 306 km. The road distance is 445.9 km.

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The best way to get from Szczecin to Kiel without a car is to train which takes 6 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from Szczecin to Kiel, including transfers.

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Szczecin to Kiel bus services, operated by EST Sp. z o.o., depart from Szczecin station.

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Szczecin to Kiel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Szczecin, Glowny station.

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The best way to get from Szczecin to Kiel is to train which takes 6 h 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 52 min.

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There is no direct flight from Szczecin Airport to Hamburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Szczecin to Kiel.
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  • Distance: 191.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 56 min

What companies run services between Szczecin, Poland and Kiel, Germany?

You can take a train from Szczecin to Kiel via Angermünde, Bahnhof, S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin Hbf (tief), and Hamburg Dammtor in around 6 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Szczecin to Kiel via Hamburg ZOB and Hamburg in around 7 h 52 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Szczecin to Hamburg via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Train operators
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 Szczecin, Glowny to Angermünde, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Angermünde, Bahnhof to S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Szczecin, Glowny to Lübeck, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bordesholm
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Polish Railways (PKP)

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability, and large families being entitled to discounts. Polish Railways offer a pre-booking service for travellers living outside of Poland - tickets and reservations can be booked in advance for trips inside Poland (up to 30 days in advance for domestic trains), and to/from other countries in the region (up to 60 days in advance).

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Szczecin Glowny to Port Lotniczy Szczecin-Goleniow
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Intercity.pl
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Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$4 - $7
1st Class
$6 - $10
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 Lübeck to Kiel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Kiel
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
EST Sp. z o.o.
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Szczecin to Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
estgdansk.pl

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Szczecin to Kiel is 446 km. It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to drive from Szczecin to Kiel.

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LOT offers flights from Szczecin Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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There are 483+ hotels available in Kiel. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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