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Trip Summary

There are 5 daily trains from Kiel to Gdańsk. Traveling by train from Kiel to Gdańsk usually takes around 10 hours and 56 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 10 hours and 38 minutes.

Distance343 mi (552 km)
Fastest train10h 38m
Lowest price€117.03
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines1

Which train should you take from Kiel to Gdańsk?

Deutsche Bahn is the one and only train line which connects Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein to Gdańsk, Pomorskie. However, there are 5 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn510h 56m€117.03

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Kiel to Gdańsk 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 Kiel to Gdańsk?

The distance between Kiel and Gdańsk is approximately 343 miles, or 552 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours and 56 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 10 hours and 38 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 Kiel to Gdańsk are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Saturday 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 Kiel at 09:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00. 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 Kiel to Gdańsk?

There are 5 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 Gdańsk to Kiel. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Kiel to Gdańsk for €42.84.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Kiel?

Departure stations

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 5 stops and stations in Kiel where you can board the train.

Train stations in Kiel:

  • Kiel-Russee

  • Kiel-Elmschenhagen

  • Kiel-Hassee CITTI-PARK

  • Kiel Hbf

Where is the train station in Gdańsk?

Arrival stations

Gdańsk has one train station.

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