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from Kiel to Essen

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Deutsche Bahn

Travel Information from Kiel to Essen

distanceDistance236 miles (381 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • £21 • 4 h 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 236 miles (381 km) by train from Kiel to Essen. Deutsche Bahn with connection is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct from Kiel to Essen.

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How do you get from Kiel to Essen?

Travel Kiel to Essen by train.

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

Going by train is the quickest way from Kiel to Essen with an average travel time of 4 h 51 min.

What is the distance from Kiel to Essen?

The Kiel to Essen distance is approximately 236 miles (381 km).

How many services a day are there between Kiel and Essen?

The average frequency per day from Kiel to Essen is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Kiel to Essen:

  • Most travellers catch their train from Kiel Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Who can get me from Kiel to Essen?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Kiel to Essen:

  • You can go to Essen from Kiel by train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. You'll see cheap train tickets for £21 with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Kiel to Essen on Omio.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Kiel to Essen?

Your journey from Kiel to Essen doesn't have to end in Essen. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Hamburg or Paris. If you’d like to add Berlin, Hamburg or Paris to your Kiel to Essen trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Essen today!

How far in advance should I book tickets to Essen from Kiel online to get the best deals?

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

  • Train tickets cost £21 one way on average.

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

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