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.
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.
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.