The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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3 h 5 m
3 h 51 m
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Of the 34 trains that leave Berlin for Kiel every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||182 miles (294 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 5 min|
|Average train ticket price||$40 (€38)|
|Train frequency||22 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Czech Railways (ČD)|
Trains from Berlin to Kiel cover the 182 miles (294 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 5 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Czech Railways (ČD). Normally, there are 22 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $40 (€38), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $19 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Kiel Hbf.
For as little as $19 (€18) you can travel by train from Berlin to Kiel with České dráhy and Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Berlin to Kiel train.
Train information from Berlin to Kiel with Deutsche Bahn:
Czech Railway is the major railway operator in the Czech Republic where you can find Second class and First Class tickets for your next train to Kiel from Berlin.
Enjoy a smooth and easy route between Berlin and Kiel with České dráhy! As an official travel partner of České dráhy, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from České dráhy, compare the best routes between Berlin and Kiel as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable České dráhy Berlin to Kiel train ticket available today. If you search for České dráhy tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to Kiel from Berlin on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 182 miles (294 km) trip to Kiel from Berlin with ease and comfort on a train with České dráhy.
Berlin to Kiel train information with České dráhy:
The train journey from Berlin to the far north to Kiel is uncomplicated, because from early in the morning until late in the evening there are an average of 30 connections a day on this route. Especially practical are the direct connections with a travel time of 3.5 hours. But also the numerous change connections score during the day with a fast total travel time of 3 hour 10 minutes on average. On this route there are per hours at least one and mostly two departure possibilities. travelers travel with the Deutsche Bahn trains in the direction of Kiel. Both long-distance trains and regional trains are used on the line.
For connections by train from Berlin to Kiel, passengers travel by train on Deutsche Bahn trains. The fast train types ICE and EC are mostly used on direct connections. On change-over connections, sections are often covered by regional trains.
On the Berlin - Kiel route there are a few direct connections that bring travelers to Kiel with a journey time of 3.5 hours. The timetable is supplemented by numerous connections with mostly one and sometimes up to four connections. With a total travel time of 3 hour 10 minutes on the fastest connections, travelers hardly have to accept any time losses compared to the direct connection. Especially in the evening hours, the total travel time can last up to 9 hours 18 minutes due to long stay times at the transfer stations. The most common stations are Hanover Hauptbahnhof, Hamburg Altona and Lübeck Hauptbahnhof.
Per day travelers can choose from an average of 30 connections from Berlin to Kiel. From early morning around 4.20 am until midnight at night there are at least one and often two departure possibilities per hour.
Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The starting station Berlin Hauptbahnhof can be reached from the city center via central stops such as Alexanderplatz in 0.5 hours by S-Bahn. At the station there is a wide range of restaurants and shops. An underground car park is available and WLAN is available at the station.
Kiel Hauptbahnhof. At Kiel Hauptbahnhof travelers arrive directly at the entrance to the city center. The ferry terminals are also within walking distance. Kiel main station is the stop of several bus lines with onward journey to the final destination in the entire city area. At the station there are several restaurants and shops as well as the possibility of renting a car.
When taking a train from Berlin, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. When you arrive in Kiel, your train can arrive in train stations including Kiel Hbf, Kiel, Hbf Kaistraße and Kiel-Hassee CITTI-PARK.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Berlin Hbf to Kiel Hbf.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Berlin Hbf and need to travel around 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Kiel most often arrive at Kiel Hbf and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from this train station to the city center.
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