Kiel to Rotterdam train

Cheap train tickets from Kiel to Rotterdam

Showing times and prices for Mar 28

Cheapest

35

Average

43

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Kiel to Rotterdam is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn
05:38PMKiel12h32 06:10AMRotterdam
0 transfers
351One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
02:43PMKiel9h12 11:55PMRotterdam
0 transfers
381One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:25PMKiel11h45 06:10AMRotterdam
0 transfers
571One-way

Train schedule from Kiel to Rotterdam

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, March 28
Deutsche Bahn with connection
02:43PMKiel9h12 11:55PMRotterdam
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Deutsche Bahn
05:38PMKiel12h32 06:10AMRotterdam
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Deutsche Bahn
06:25PMKiel11h45 06:10AMRotterdam
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Fastest train times from Kiel to Rotterdam

Showing times and prices for Mar 28

Fastest Journey

9 h 12 m

Average

11 h 9 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

462 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Kiel for Rotterdam every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn with connection
02:43PMKiel9h12 11:55PMRotterdam
0 transfers
381One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:25PMKiel11h45 06:10AMRotterdam
0 transfers
571One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:38PMKiel12h32 06:10AMRotterdam
0 transfers
351One-way

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Overview: Train from Kiel to Rotterdam

distanceDistance286 miles (461 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price$40 (€35)
frequencyTrain frequency23 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Kiel to Rotterdam cover the 286 miles (461 km) long route taking on average 8 h 8 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 23 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $40 (€35), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $40 (€35). Travelers depart most frequently from Kiel Hbf and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Kiel to Rotterdam trains

Find the best trains from Kiel to Rotterdam with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $40 (€35). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

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 Kiel to Rotterdam train.

Deutsche Bahn from Kiel to Rotterdam train information:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 12 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 3 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Kiel to Rotterdam

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Rotterdam 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 Kiel to Rotterdam.
FAQs

Travel between Kiel, Germany and Rotterdam, Netherlands by train is: Unrestricted.

What is the status of international entry into Netherlands from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

When traveling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 3/8/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Kiel and Rotterdam before traveling.

The restriction level for your return train to Kiel, Germany from Rotterdam is: Unrestricted.

Is my return train into Kiel from Rotterdam restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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:

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

Last checked on 3/22/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Kiel from Rotterdam closer to your date of departure here here.

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Kiel and Rotterdam for the next 7 days starting from $40 (€35)  one way.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Kiel to Rotterdam train to cost on average $40 (€35)  one way.
The train distance from Kiel to Rotterdam is around 286 miles (461 km).
On average the Kiel to Rotterdam train travel time is 8 h 8 min  for the 286 mile (461 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Some of the Kiel train stations to Rotterdam you can start your journey from include Kiel Hbf, Kiel-Hassee CITTI-PARK and Kiel, Hbf Kaistraße. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Rotterdam include Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Noord and Rotterdam Blaak.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Kiel Hbf   and arriving in Rotterdam Centraal.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Kiel Hbf, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center of Kiel.

The most popular arrival train station, Rotterdam Centraal, is located 0.6 miles (876 m) away from the city center of Rotterdam.

For the best Kiel to Rotterdam train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Kiel to Rotterdam to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there are 23 trains a day from Kiel to Rotterdam. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Kiel to Rotterdam leaves at 5: 02 AM. The last train departing from Kiel to Rotterdam leaves at 11: 05 PM. You can find the latest Kiel to Rotterdam train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you book a train ticket from Kiel to Rotterdam within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $40 (€35) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Kiel to Rotterdam are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this connection

Kiel
Rotterdam
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 Rotterdam.
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At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
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