There are 5 ways to get from Travemünde to Kiel by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Lübeck-Travemünde Strand to Lübeck Hbf Sev
  2. Take the bus from Lübeck to Kiel 149

$7 - $12

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Train via Hamburg Hbf  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Lübeck-Travemünde Strand to Hamburg Hbf Re8
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf Re70 / ...

$8 - $50

Train  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Lübeck-Travemünde Strand to Bad Oldesloe Re8
  2. Take the train from Bad Oldesloe to Neumünster Rb82

$9 - $30

Taxi  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Travemünde to Kiel 48.8 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Travemünde to Kiel 48.8 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Travemünde to Kiel is to bus which costs 6€ - 11€ and takes 2 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Travemünde to Kiel is to taxi which costs 120€ - 150€ and takes 1 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Travemünde to Kiel. However, there are services departing from Lübeck-Travemünde Strand and arriving at Kiel via Lübeck. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Travemünde to Kiel. However, there are services departing from Lübeck-Travemünde Strand and arriving at Kiel Hbf via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 49 min.

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The distance between Travemünde and Kiel is 63 km. The road distance is 78 km.

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The best way to get from Travemünde to Kiel without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 46 min and costs 6€ - 11€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Travemünde to Kiel, including transfers.

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Travemünde to Kiel bus services, operated by HVV, depart from Lübeck-Travemünde Strand station.

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Travemünde to Kiel train services, operated by HVV, depart from Lübeck-Travemünde Strand station.

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The best way to get from Travemünde to Kiel is to bus which takes 2 h 46 min and costs 6€ - 11€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 6€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 49 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Travemünde to Kiel.
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  • Distance: 39.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

What companies run services between Travemünde, Germany and Kiel, Germany?

You can take a bus from Travemünde to Kiel via Lübeck Hbf and Lübeck in around 2 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Travemünde to Kiel via Hamburg Hbf in around 2 h 49 min.

Train operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Lübeck-Travemünde Strand to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Train from Lübeck-Travemünde Strand to Bad Oldesloe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Train from Bad Oldesloe to Neumünster
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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 Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Bus from Lübeck-Travemünde Strand to Lübeck Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
hvv.de
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
Other operators
Taxi from Travemünde to Kiel
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Lübecker Funktaxen Mini Taxi GmbH & Co.
Phone
+49 451/8112
Website
luebecker-funktaxen.de
Lübecker Minicar
Phone
+49 451/71011
Website
minicar-luebeck.de

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