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Travel Information from Kiel to Amsterdam

distanceDistance254 miles (409 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£26 - £29
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £26 • 8 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £29 • 7 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach or train to travel 254 miles (409 km) to Amsterdam from Kiel. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £26. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Kiel to Amsterdam.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Amsterdam, Netherlands if I’m coming from Kiel, Germany?

International travel from Kiel, Germany to Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Can I enter Netherlands if coming from Germany?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Amsterdam if travelling from Kiel?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What measures do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Netherlands must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 01/12/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Kiel and Amsterdam.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Kiel, Germany from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Return travel to Kiel, Germany from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Netherlands?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Netherlands?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Kiel, Germany was last verified on 06/12/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Kiel from Amsterdam.

How do I go from Kiel to Amsterdam?

There are 2 ways to get from Kiel to Amsterdam: coach or train.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Kiel to Amsterdam. Tickets for a coach cost on average £26.

This is compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

A coach journey is usually £3 less than a journey to Amsterdam by train, which costs on average £29 for the same trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Amsterdam from Kiel is by train with an average travel time of 7 h 25 min.

There are alternative travel options to Amsterdam that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 8 h 40 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Kiel to Amsterdam?

The distance from Kiel to Amsterdam is approximately 254 miles (409 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Kiel to Amsterdam is:

  • Around 8 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Kiel and Amsterdam as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Kiel? Where do I arrive in Amsterdam?

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

  • Coaches from Kiel to Amsterdam most often leave from Kiel Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk).
  • Trains mostly leave from Kiel Hbf and tend to arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.
Which travel companies can take me from Kiel to Amsterdam?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Kiel to Amsterdam, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Amsterdam by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Kiel to Amsterdam for £26 on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Amsterdam by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Kiel to Amsterdam for £29.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Kiel to Amsterdam?
Looking to extend your trip from Kiel to Amsterdam? Many Omio customers who go from Kiel to Amsterdam usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, London or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Paris, London or Brussels from Amsterdam, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I buy a ticket between Kiel and Amsterdam online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost £26 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £29 one way.

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

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