Cheap train tickets from Hamburg to Kiel

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How much are train tickets from Hamburg to Kiel?

Lowest Price£16.59
Fastest1h 18m
Daily Schedules9
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Hamburg to Kiel?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Hamburg to Kiel is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Hamburg to Kiel was £16.59. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 16 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £6.94 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Hamburg to Kiel?

The distance between Hamburg and Kiel is approximately 53.64 miles, or 86.31 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 1 hour and 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 18 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Hamburg to Kiel?

On Tuesday trains from Hamburg to Kiel are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Deutsche Bahn has the greatest number of connections between Hamburg to Kiel

Typically there are 9 schedules to compare for your trip to Kiel. One train carrier operates regular service on the Hamburg to Kiel route. Deutsche Bahn offers the most scheduled departures between Hamburg to Kiel, usually offering 9 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Hamburg to Kiel, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Hamburg to Kiel, which start at £4.15.

One train company connects Hamburg to Kiel

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Hamburg to Kiel start from £16.59, and on average cost £19.68. Daily there are 9 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Kiel. Deutsche Bahn in Hamburg leaves from Hamburg-Altona and one other station. And in Kiel trains arrive at Kiel-Russee and 4 other train stations.

From Hamburg to Kiel train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 1 hours and 41 minutes. If you are looking to get to Kiel faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 18 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 8 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £23.53 for a one-way train ticket to Kiel.

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There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Kiel that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Hamburg are:
  • Hamburg-Altona
  • Train Station
There are 5 different stations where trains arrive to in Kiel. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving stations in Kiel:
  • Kiel-Russee
  • ellerbek
  • Suchsdorf
  • Kiel-Elmschenhagen
  • oppendorf