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Schwechat-Kiel Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 26 daily trains from Schwechat to Kiel. Traveling by train from Schwechat to Kiel usually takes around 13 hours and 53 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 11 hours and 49 minutes.

Distance508 mi (817 km)
Fastest train11h 49m
Lowest price€58.20
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company
Train lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Schwechat to Kiel during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Schwechat to Kiel?

The distance between Schwechat and Kiel is approximately 508 miles, or 817 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 13 hours and 53 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 49 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Schwechat to Kiel are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Schwechat at 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 16:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Schwechat to Kiel?

There are 26 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Kiel to Schwechat.

Which train should you take from Schwechat to Kiel?

2 train services operate from Schwechat, to Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company usually has more trains scheduled, with 14 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn1213h 46m€98.67
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company1414h 0m€94.27

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Schwechat to Kiel start from €58, and on average cost €99. Daily there are 12 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Kiel. Deutsche Bahn in Schwechat leaves from Kledering b.Wien, And in Kiel trains arrive at Kiel-Elmschenhagen,

From Schwechat to Kiel train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 13 hours and 46 minutes. If you are looking to get to Kiel faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 11 hours and 49 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 12 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay €99 for a one-way train ticket to Kiel.

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Schwechat to Kiel start from €58, and on average cost €94. Daily there are 14 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Kiel. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Schwechat leaves from Train Station, And in Kiel trains arrive at Kiel-Elmschenhagen,

From Schwechat to Kiel train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 14 hours and 0 minutes. If you are looking to get to Kiel faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 11 hours and 49 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 14 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay €94 for a one-way train ticket to Kiel.

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