Travel options
from Vienna to Kiel

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

Our recommendation

To get from Vienna to Kiel on 21 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

15:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)10h45 02:00Kiel Hbf
2 changes
£881One-way
Cheapest
23:27Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)14h05 13:32Kiel Hbf
3 changes
£791One-way
Other options
19:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)13h17 08:32Kiel Hbf
2 changes
£881One-way
15:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)10h45 02:00Kiel Hbf
2 changes
£971One-way
06:50Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)10h32 17:22Kiel Hbf
2 changes
£1061One-way

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Thu
21 Oct
£79Deutsche Bahn with connection
£49Flixbus
Sun
24 Oct
£62Deutsche Bahn
£53Flixbus
Mon
25 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn with connection
£30Flixbus

Travel Information to Kiel from Vienna

distanceDistance499 miles (805 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£41 - £53
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £41 • 15 h 9 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £53 • 10 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 499 miles (805 km) by coach or train between Vienna and Kiel. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 10 h 23 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £41. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Vienna to Kiel.

Travel Tips

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FAQs
Is international travel between Vienna, Austria and Kiel, Germany allowed?

Travel from Vienna, Austria to Kiel, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Kiel from Vienna restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Kiel, Germany from Vienna?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Kiel, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 19/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Vienna and Kiel closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Vienna, Austria from Kiel, Germany?

The current restriction level for returning to Vienna, Austria from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Vienna, Austria from Kiel, Germany?

Reentering Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

Which rules do I need to follow in Vienna, Austria regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 20/10/2021. 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 Vienna from Kiel here.

How do you get from Vienna to Kiel?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Vienna and Kiel. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Kiel from Vienna?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Vienna to Kiel. Tickets for a coach cost on average £41.

This is compared to other travel options to Kiel:

A coach is £12 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Vienna to Kiel costing on average £53.

What is the fastest way from Vienna to Kiel?

The fastest way from Vienna to Kiel is by train with an average journey time of 10 h 23 min.

Other travel options between Vienna and Kiel can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 15 h 9 min   on average.

How far is Kiel from Vienna?

The distance from Vienna to Kiel is approximately 499 miles (805 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Kiel is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Vienna to Kiel?

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and arrive in Kiel Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travellers board their train from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Kiel Hbf.
Which travel operators can get me from Vienna to Kiel?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Kiel. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Vienna to Kiel tickets on Omio for £41.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Kiel by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Vienna to Kiel for £53 on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Vienna to Kiel?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Vienna to Kiel often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Hamburg, Berlin or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Vienna and Kiel itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Kiel and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Vienna to Kiel tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Vienna to Kiel, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £41 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £53 one way.

But we recommend booking Vienna to Kiel tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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