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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Rotterdam, Netherlands to Kiel, Germany?

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

Can I enter Germany if coming from Netherlands?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Kiel, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Germany 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 16/09/2021; 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 Rotterdam and Kiel.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Kiel, Germany?

The restriction level for your return to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Germany is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Rotterdam from Kiel restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Rotterdam from Kiel?

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 14/09/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Rotterdam from Kiel closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance from Rotterdam to Kiel?

You should expect to travel around 286 miles (461 km) from Rotterdam to Kiel.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Rotterdam to Kiel?
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Where is the airport and what is the best way to get there?
The RET Citybus 33 connects Rotterdam and Rotterdam Centraal
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