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from Copenhagen to Kiel

You can get from Copenhagen to Kiel by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Copenhagen to Kiel on 26 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

14:54København H5h03 19:57Kiel Hbf
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14:54København H5h03 19:57Kiel Hbf
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10:54København H5h03 15:57Kiel Hbf
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18:54København H4h36 23:30Kiel Hbf
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10:54København H5h23 16:17Kiel Hbf
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25 Oct
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28 Oct
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29 Oct
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31 Oct
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1 Nov
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Travel Information from Copenhagen to Kiel

distanceDistance134 miles (216 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£27 - £28
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £27 • 4 h 37 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £27 • 4 h 37 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 134 miles (216 km) by coach or train between Copenhagen and Kiel. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 37 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £27. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Copenhagen to Kiel.

Travel Tips

Travel from Copenhagen to Kiel
Travel to Kiel easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Copenhagen to Kiel.
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Kiel, Germany if I’m coming from Copenhagen, Denmark?

Travel between Copenhagen, Denmark and Kiel, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Denmark enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Kiel from Copenhagen?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Kiel, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 24/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Copenhagen to Kiel.

Are there restrictions on reentering Denmark from Kiel, Germany due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The current restriction level for returning to Copenhagen, Denmark from Germany is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Copenhagen, Denmark from Kiel, Germany?

Reentering Denmark is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Copenhagen from Kiel?

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

Which rules do I need to follow in Copenhagen, Denmark regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Denmark must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 24/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Copenhagen from Kiel here.

How do I go from Copenhagen to Kiel?

You can travel from Copenhagen to Kiel 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Kiel?

The cheapest way from Copenhagen to Kiel is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £27 compared to other travel options to Kiel:

A train journey is usually £2 less than a journey to Kiel by coach, which costs on average £28 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Copenhagen to Kiel?

The quickest way to travel to Kiel from Copenhagen is by train, which takes on average 4 h 37 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 5 h 40 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between Copenhagen and Kiel

The distance between Copenhagen and Kiel is around 134 miles (216 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Copenhagen to Kiel?

The average frequency per day from Copenhagen to Kiel is:

  • Around 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Copenhagen to Kiel as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Copenhagen and in Kiel?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Copenhagen to Kiel:

  • Trains most often depart from Copenhagen at Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade) and arrive in Kiel at Kiel Hbf.
Which travel companies can get me from Copenhagen to Kiel?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Copenhagen to Kiel:

  • You can go to Kiel from Copenhagen by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £28 with Flixbus from Copenhagen to Kiel on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Copenhagen to Kiel with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for £27 with Deutsche Bahn from Copenhagen to Kiel.
Is there a way to travel directly from Copenhagen to Kiel?

Yes, there are direct routes from Copenhagen to Kiel with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 3 direct trains per day to take to Kiel with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Kiel tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Copenhagen to Kiel?
Omio customers who travel from Copenhagen to Kiel often also extend their holiday to go to Hamburg, Berlin or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Kiel and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I book my Copenhagen to Kiel ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip between Copenhagen and Kiel, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £28 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £27 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Copenhagen to Kiel online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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