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Overview: Train from London to Kiel

distanceDistance467 miles (754 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from London to Kiel cover the 467 miles (754 km) long trip taking on average 14 h 40 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Kiel Hbf.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from London, United Kingdom to Kiel, Germany?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Kiel, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Kiel, Germany?

All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 06/12/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from London to Kiel as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to London, United Kingdom from Kiel, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Kiel to London is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Germany?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Kiel?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 06/12/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Kiel to London train here.

How many miles is it from London to Kiel by train?
The train distance from London to Kiel is around 467 miles (754 km).
How long is the train between London and Kiel?
The train time to Kiel from London is on average 14 h 40 min  for the 467 miles (754 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between London and Kiel by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in London goes to Kiel? Which train station do I come into Kiel from London?

Some of the London train stations to Kiel you can start your journey from include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Kiel include Kiel Hbf, Kiel, Hbf Kaistraße and Kiel-Hassee CITTI-PARK.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Kiel Hbf.

Where is the train station in London to go to Kiel? Where is the train station in Kiel located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Kiel Hbf and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (731 m) from the train station to the city centre in Kiel.

Which train companies can take me between London and Kiel?
For the best London to Kiel train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from London to Kiel to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there to Kiel from London a day?
The average number of trains departing London for Kiel is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Kiel
London Victoria is the most popular London railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your journey to Kiel.
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Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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ParkingParking
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+44 3457114141
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24/7
Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139