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Overview: Train from London to Kiel

distanceDistance467 miles (754 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from London to Kiel cover the 467 miles (754 km) long journey taking on average 14 h 40 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Kiel Hbf.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between London, United Kingdom and Kiel, Germany allowed?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Kiel, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 12/7/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from London to Kiel before traveling.

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

Return travel from Germany to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to London from Kiel?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Kiel?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 12/7/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to London from Kiel.

How far is London to Kiel by train?
The London to Kiel train distance is approximately 467 miles (754 km).
How long is a train between London and Kiel on average?
On average the London to Kiel train time is 14 h 40 min  covering the 467 miles (754 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in London goes to Kiel? What train station do I come into Kiel from London?

Some of the London train stations to Kiel you can start your journey from include London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. 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 London Victoria   and arriving in Kiel Hbf.

Where is the train station in London to go to Kiel? Where is the train station in Kiel located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1.2 miles (2 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 0.4 miles (731 m) from this train station to the city center.

What train providers offer a service between London and Kiel?
Take the London to Kiel train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route to Kiel from London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there from London to Kiel a day?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from London to Kiel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Kiel
London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your trip to Kiel.
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Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139