Cheap train tickets from Berlin to Kiel

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How much are train tickets from Berlin to Kiel?

Lowest Price$25.84
Fastest2h 58m
trains per day78
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How many direct trains per day go from Berlin to Kiel?

Out of the 101 daily schedules per day between Berlin and Kiel on Deutsche Bahn, there are only two direct trips per day on average. On a direct train for this route, the trip takes about 3 hours and 15 minutes.

What stations in Berlin have trains to Kiel?

All trains in Berlin depart from the Berlin Hauptbahnhof (Berlin Central Station). The station is located in downtown Berlin, just north of the Bundestag across the Spree River.

What amenities does the Kiel Hauptbahnhof have?

The primary train station in Kiel is located near the city center, and has many useful amenities. There are 24-hour lockers, where you can store your luggage for a small fee. There is also free WiFi (for the first 30 minutes), as well as restaurants and a taxi stand.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Berlin to Kiel?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Berlin 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 Berlin to Kiel was $26.09. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 23 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $54.60 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 Berlin to Kiel?

The distance between Berlin and Kiel is approximately 183.88 miles, or 295.85 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 4 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 58 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 Berlin to Kiel?

On Friday trains from Berlin 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Berlin to Kiel?

Typically there are 78 schedules to compare for your trip to Kiel. On the route to Kiel 4 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Deutsche Bahn offers the most scheduled departures between Berlin to Kiel, usually offering 76 trips per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Kiel with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Berlin to Kiel, which start at $14.06.

Here are the 4 train companies that operate from Berlin to Kiel

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Berlin to Kiel start from $25.84, and on average cost $59.72. Daily there are 76 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Kiel. Deutsche Bahn in Berlin leaves from Train Station (tief) and 2 other stations. And in Kiel trains arrive at Suchsdorf and 7 other train stations.

From Berlin to Kiel train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 4 hours and 9 minutes. If you are looking to get to Kiel faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 58 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 52 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $51.61 for a one-way train ticket to Kiel.

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Avg. Time
4h 9m
Avg. Price
$59.72

DB Eurocity

DB Eurocity train tickets from Berlin to Kiel start from $32.32, and on average cost $46.50. Daily there are 1 DB Eurocity schedules to Kiel. DB Eurocity in Berlin leaves from Train Station (tief), And in Kiel trains arrive at Train Station,

From Berlin to Kiel train travel on DB Eurocity takes 3 hours and 17 minutes. If you are looking to get to Kiel faster, DB Eurocity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 58 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Kiel on a weekend there is typically one DB Eurocity scheduled trip per day, which will cost $74.76 for a one-way weekend reservation from Berlin.

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Avg. Time
3h 17m
Avg. Price
$46.50

DB Intercity

DB Intercity train tickets from Berlin to Kiel start from $32.42, and on average cost $41.02. Daily there are 1 DB Intercity schedules to Kiel. DB Intercity in Berlin leaves from Train Station (tief), And in Kiel trains arrive at Train Station,

From Berlin to Kiel train travel on DB Intercity takes 3 hours and 32 minutes. If you are looking to get to Kiel faster, DB Intercity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 58 minutes.

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Avg. Time
3h 32m
Avg. Price
$41.02

DB Intercity-Express

DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Berlin to Kiel start from $25.84, and on average cost $44.52. Daily there are 2 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Kiel. DB Intercity-Express in Berlin leaves from Train Station (tief), And in Kiel trains arrive at Train Station and 2 other train stations.

From Berlin to Kiel train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 3 hours and 19 minutes. If you are looking to get to Kiel faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 58 minutes.

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Avg. Time
3h 19m
Avg. Price
$44.52
There are 3 train stations in Berlin with trains to Kiel. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • Train Station (tief)
  • S+u Bundesplatz
  • Train Station
There are 8 different stations where trains from Berlin arrive 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 train stations in Kiel:
  • Suchsdorf
  • Kiel-Elmschenhagen
  • Kiel-Russee
  • ellerbek
  • oppendorf
  • Kiel-Hassee CITTI-PARK
  • Train Station
  • Schulen Am Langsee