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$27Deutsche Bahn
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$27Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Overview: Train from Kiel to Jena

distanceDistance241 miles (389 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price$29 (€26)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Kiel to Jena cover the 241 miles (389 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 50 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $29 (€26), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $27 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Kiel Hbf and arrive in Jena-Göschwitz.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Kiel to Jena trains

You can travel by train between Kiel and Jena with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $27 (€24). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

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 Kiel to Jena. 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.

Deutsche Bahn from Kiel to Jena train information:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 22 min
  • Average Price: $27
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 2 a day

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between Kiel and Jena:

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

Travel Tips: Trains from Kiel to Jena

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FAQs

How much are cheap trains from Kiel to Jena?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Kiel and Jena for as low as $27 (€24)  for the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train between Kiel and Jena?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $29 (€26)  for a train ticket between Kiel and Jena.

How far is it from Kiel to Jena by train?

The Kiel to Jena train distance is approximately 241 miles (389 km).

What is the Kiel to Jena train travel time?

The train time from Kiel to Jena is on average 6 h 50 min  for the 241 miles (389 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Jena from Kiel by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by train from Kiel to Jena, which train station in Kiel do I depart from and which train station in Jena do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Kiel, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Kiel Hbf, Kiel, Hbf Kaistraße and Kiel-Hassee CITTI-PARK. When you arrive in Jena, your train can arrive in train stations including Jena-Göschwitz, Jena West and Jena Saalbahnhof.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Kiel Hbf   to Jena-Göschwitz.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Kiel Hbf and travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Jena-Göschwitz and need to travel approximately 4.3 miles (7 km) from the train station to the city center in Jena.

What train providers go from Kiel to Jena?

Take the Kiel to Jena train with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route to Jena from Kiel as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

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

The average number of trains departing Kiel for Jena is 4 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What time is the earliest train from Kiel to Jena? What time is the last train from Kiel to Jena?

The earliest train for this route departs from Kiel at 8: 25 AM. The last train leaves from Kiel at 8: 05 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Kiel to Jena and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I purchase train tickets to Jena from Kiel to score the best deals?

If you book a train ticket from Kiel to Jena within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $29 (€26) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Kiel and Jena are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Kiel
Jena
Kiel Hbf is the most popular Kiel 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 Kiel for your trip to Jena.

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