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Overview: Train from Bern to Kiel

distanceDistance521 miles (841 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$31 (€26)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Bern to Kiel cover the 521 miles (841 km) long route taking on average 12 h 41 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $31 (€26), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $31 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation and arrive in Kiel Hbf.

Train companies: Travel with Deutsche Bahn between Bern and Kiel

Travel from Bern to Kiel from $31 (€26) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Official Deutsche Bahn tickets between Bern and Kiel are available on Omio! Germany's largest rail company offers high-quality services from Bern to Kiel to cover the 521 miles (841 km) route, and Omio shows you the best deals for DB trains from Bern to Kiel on offer. Simply choose the best times and tickets (including Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares) available for you to make the journey from Bern to Kiel with DB. You can also find Deutsche Bahn’s discount cards, such as the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, and use these to purchase DB tickets on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn offers a wide range of train types with different levels of comfort, amenities on offer and time needed to travel. You'll be sure to find the perfect train type to suit your needs, such as: InterCity Express (ICE) for high-speed trains, Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) for express domestic and international trains, and more local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains.

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets from Bern to Kiel and when traveling by train:

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

Travel Tips: Trains from Bern to Kiel

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Bern, Switzerland to Kiel, Germany?

Travel by train between Bern, Switzerland and Kiel, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Kiel from Bern restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • 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 1/25/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Bern to Kiel closer to your date of departure here

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Switzerland from Kiel, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Kiel to Bern is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Germany?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

What are the requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Bern, Switzerland?

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

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

Last checked on 1/20/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Bern from Kiel here.

How much do cheap train tickets to Kiel from Bern cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Bern to Kiel trains for as little as $31 (€26)  in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Bern to Kiel?

The train price from Bern to Kiel is on average $31 (€26)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.

How many miles is it from Bern to Kiel by train?

You should expect to travel around 521 miles (841 km)  to Kiel from Bern by train.

How many hours is the train time to Kiel from Bern?

On average the Bern to Kiel train travel time is 12 h 41 min  for the 521 miles (841 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What station does the train from Bern to Kiel depart from? Which Kiel train station do I come into from Bern?

Some of the Bern train stations to Kiel you can start your journey from include Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation, Bern, Bhf and Bern. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Kiel include Kiel Hbf, Kiel, Hbf Kaistraße and Kiel-Hassee CITTI-PARK.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation   and arriving in Kiel Hbf.

Where is the train station in Bern? Where is the train station in Kiel?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation and travel around 0.4 miles (671 m) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Kiel Hbf and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (731 m) from the train station to the city center in Kiel.

Which train providers should I travel with from Bern to Kiel?

When taking a train from Bern to Kiel, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Kiel. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Kiel from Bern and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many trains per day are there to Kiel from Bern?

The average number of trains departing Bern for Kiel is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

How far in advance should I buy train tickets between Bern and Kiel for the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Bern to Kiel is on average $31 (€26) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Kiel from Bern available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bern
Kiel
Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation is the most popular Bern 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 Bern for your trip to Kiel.