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Travel with Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Kiel

You can travel by train between Amsterdam and Kiel with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $36 (€30). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Amsterdam to Kiel. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Train information from Amsterdam to Kiel with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 33 min
  • Average Price: $36
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 2 a day

Deutsche Bahn's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Amsterdam to Kiel are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips

Trains from Amsterdam to Kiel
Travel by train to Kiel easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Kiel.
FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Amsterdam and Kiel?

Travel by train between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Kiel, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Kiel from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Amsterdam?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Kiel, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 12/7/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Amsterdam and Kiel closer to your date of departure here

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Kiel, Germany?

The restriction level for your return train to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Kiel is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Amsterdam from Kiel restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Kiel?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 12/7/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Amsterdam from Kiel closer to your date of departure here here.

How much are cheap trains between Amsterdam and Kiel?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Amsterdam to Kiel trains for as little as $36 (€30)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket between Amsterdam and Kiel?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Amsterdam to Kiel train price to come in at an average of $38 (€31)  one way.
What is the distance between Amsterdam and Kiel by train?
The distance to Kiel from Amsterdam by train is approximately 254 miles (409 km).
How many hours is the train time from Amsterdam to Kiel?
The Amsterdam to Kiel train duration is on average 7 h 33 min, which is to be expected when traveling 254 miles (409 km) between Amsterdam and Kiel. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
When traveling by train from Amsterdam to Kiel, which train station in Amsterdam do I depart from and which train station in Kiel do I arrive in?

When taking the train between Amsterdam and Kiel, you can choose to depart from train stations like Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Your journey can end in train stations such as Kiel Hbf, Kiel, Hbf Kaistraße and Kiel-Hassee CITTI-PARK.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Amsterdam Centraal   and arrive in Kiel Hbf.

Where do I find the Amsterdam train station to Kiel? Where is the Kiel train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Amsterdam Centraal, located approximately 0.6 miles (916 m) from the city center of Amsterdam. The most popular arrival train station in Kiel, called Kiel Hbf, is located around 0.4 miles (731 m) away from its city center.

What train companies offer a service to Kiel from Amsterdam?
If you're looking for trains from Amsterdam to Kiel, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Kiel. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Amsterdam to Kiel journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there between Amsterdam and Kiel a day?
The average number of trains departing Amsterdam for Kiel is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Amsterdam to Kiel? What time is the last train from Amsterdam to Kiel?
The first Amsterdam to Kiel train departs at 10: 05 AM   and the last train from Amsterdam to Kiel leaves at 10: 00 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Amsterdam to Kiel on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I buy Amsterdam to Kiel train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find trains from Amsterdam to Kiel to cost on average $38 (€31) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Amsterdam to Kiel train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your trip to Kiel.
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Public transit options for Amsterdam Centraal
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet