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Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Kiel

Showing times and prices for May 24

Cheapest

$81

Average

$144

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.

The average ticket from Zurich to Kiel will cost around $ 144 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 81.

Cheapest
09:59PMZürich HB12h11 10:10AMKiel Hbf
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$811One-way
01:08PMZürich HB11h28 12:36AMKiel Hbf
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$981One-way
07:59PMZürich HB13h35 09:34AMKiel Hbf
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$981One-way
03:59PMZürich HB10h01 02:00AMKiel Hbf
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$1141One-way
06:59PMZürich HB13h35 08:34AMKiel Hbf
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$1141One-way

Train schedule from Zurich to Kiel

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12:08AMZürich HB12h49 12:57PMKiel Hbf
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05:59AMZürich HB8h58 02:57PMKiel Hbf
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07:59AMZürich HB8h58 04:57PMKiel Hbf
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09:59AMZürich HB8h44 06:43PMKiel Hbf
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10:59AMZürich HB11h35 10:34PMKiel Hbf
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11:08AMZürich HB11h26 10:34PMKiel Hbf
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11:59AMZürich HB8h58 08:57PMKiel Hbf
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11:59AMZürich HB8h58 08:57PMKiel Hbf
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01:08PMZürich HB11h28 12:36AMKiel Hbf
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01:59PMZürich HB9h04 11:03PMKiel Hbf
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01:59PMZürich HB9h04 11:03PMKiel Hbf
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02:34PMZürich HB10h02 12:36AMKiel Hbf
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02:34PMZürich HB10h02 12:36AMKiel Hbf
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03:59PMZürich HB10h01 02:00AMKiel Hbf
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03:59PMZürich HB10h01 02:00AMKiel Hbf
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04:59PMZürich HB12h56 05:55AMKiel Hbf
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04:59PMZürich HB12h56 05:55AMKiel Hbf
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05:59PMZürich HB13h35 07:34AMKiel Hbf
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06:59PMZürich HB13h35 08:34AMKiel Hbf
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07:59PMZürich HB13h35 09:34AMKiel Hbf
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09:59PMZürich HB12h11 10:10AMKiel Hbf
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May 24
$70Deutsche Bahn
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$124Eurowings
Wed
May 25
$29Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
May 26
$34Deutsche Bahn
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$418Eurowings
Fri
May 27
$58Deutsche Bahn
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$158Air Baltic
Sat
May 28
$34Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
$170Eurowings
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May 29
$23Deutsche Bahn
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$124Air Baltic
Mon
May 30
$70Deutsche Bahn
$47Flixbus
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Fastest train times from Zurich to Kiel

Showing times and prices for May 24

Fastest Journey

8 h 44 m

Average

10 h 54 m

Trains per day

21

Distance

781 km

Of the 21 trains that leave Zurich for Kiel every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 781 km distance in an average of 10 h 54 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 8 h 44 m .

The slowest trains will take 13 h 35 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
09:59AMZürich HB8h44 06:43PMKiel Hbf
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$1221One-way
11:59AMZürich HB8h58 08:57PMKiel Hbf
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$1321One-way
07:59AMZürich HB8h58 04:57PMKiel Hbf
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$1321One-way
11:59AMZürich HB8h58 08:57PMKiel Hbf
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$2161One-way
05:59AMZürich HB8h58 02:57PMKiel Hbf
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$1321One-way

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Kiel

distanceDistance484 miles (781 km)
durationAverage train duration13 h
priceAverage train ticket price$81 (€71)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB

Trains from Zurich to Kiel cover the 484 miles (781 km) long route taking on average 13 h with our travel partners like ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $81 (€71), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $80 (€71). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Kiel Hbf.

Train providers: ÖBB and Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Kiel trains

Find the best trains from Zurich to Kiel with Omio's travel partners ÖBB and Deutsche Bahn from $80 (€71). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn
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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 Zurich to Kiel train.

Zurich to Kiel train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 54 min
  • Average Price: $80
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 2 a day

When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Zurich to Kiel, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

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

Travel Tips: Trains from Zurich to Kiel

Travel by train to Kiel 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 Zurich to Kiel.
FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Zurich to Kiel?

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

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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 5/22/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Zurich to Kiel before traveling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Kiel, Germany to Zurich, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return train to Zurich, Switzerland from Kiel is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Zurich from Kiel restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 5/9/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Kiel closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap trains from Zurich to Kiel cost?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Zurich to Kiel for the next 7 days starting from $80 (€71)  one way.

What is the price of a train ticket to Kiel from Zurich?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $81 (€71)  for a train ticket to Kiel from Zurich.

What is the distance between Zurich and Kiel by train?

The train distance from Zurich to Kiel is around 484 miles (781 km).

What is the Zurich to Kiel train travel time?

The train time between Zurich and Kiel is on average 13 h  for the 484 miles (781 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Zurich to Kiel by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What train station in Zurich goes to Kiel? What train station do I come into Kiel from Zurich?

When departing from Zurich, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon. When arriving in Kiel, you can end your trip in train stations like Kiel Hbf, Kiel, Hbf Kaistraße and Kiel-Hassee CITTI-PARK.

Omio customers book a train from Zürich HB   to Kiel Hbf   most frequently for this route.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Zürich HB, located approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center of Zurich. The most popular arrival train station in Kiel, called Kiel Hbf, is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from its city center.

What train companies go from Zurich to Kiel?

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

How many train services are there between Zurich and Kiel a day?

On average, there are 2 trains a day from Zurich to Kiel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Zurich to Kiel? When does the last train depart from Zurich to Kiel?

You can take the first train from Zurich to Kiel at 7: 37 AM. The last train from Zurich to Kiel that you can take departs at 11: 08 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Zurich to Kiel schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.

How early should I book Zurich to Kiel train tickets to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Zurich and Kiel within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $81 (€71) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Zurich to Kiel a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Kiel
Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your trip to Kiel.