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There are 105 daily trains from München-Flughafen to Kiel. Traveling by train from München-Flughafen to Kiel usually takes around 9 hours and 44 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 8 hours and 2 minutes.
|Distance||419 mi (674 km)|
|Fastest train||8h 2m|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn|
Which train should you take from München-Flughafen to Kiel?
Deutsche Bahn is the one and only train line which connects Munich, Bavaria to Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein. However, there are 105 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Deutsche Bahn||105||9h 45m||$102.43|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Munich 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 München-Flughafen to Kiel?
The distance between München-Flughafen and Kiel is approximately 419 miles, or 674 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 44 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 2 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 München-Flughafen to Kiel 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 München-Flughafen at 1:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. 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 München-Flughafen to Kiel?
There are 105 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.
Boasting a quaint beauty that has withstood the test of time, Munich is a vibrant city where the old meets the new. One of the most noticeable events in the city is Oktoberfest. The festival is the largest beer festival in the world, and it is here that you can enjoy a huge variety of beers, as well as local specialties and themed entertainment. For those who want to learn more about the city’s architectural history, consider visiting the Church of Our Lady, which features two unique dome-topped towers, forming an eye-catching part of Munich’s skyline. If you simply wish to enjoy a stroll around town, the English Garden, with its signature Chinesischen Turm, will offer the reprieve you need.
Among the local favorites in the city are Spatenhaus and Haxnbauer, both of which serve authentic hearty Munich dishes. For a more affordable dinner, you could check out the beer gardens such as Seehaus Biergarten or Augustinerkeller.
München Hauptbahnhof, located at the center of Munich, is the principal train station in the city serving all Deutsche Bahn trains that pass through town. Munich’s Central Bus Station is located in the heart of the city, making it easy to catch a bus by FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Sindbad. The main airport is the Franz Josef Strauss International Airport, which lies 19 miles northeast of the city center.
Where is the train station in München-Flughafen?
There are two stations in München-Flughafen where you can board the train to Kiel.
Train stations in München-Flughafen:
München Flughafen Terminal
Where is the train station in Kiel?
There are more train stations and stops in Kiel than most cities. Most trains from München-Flughafen will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Kiel:
Train stations in Kiel:
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