How to get from Amsterdam to Kiel by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Amsterdam to Kiel is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||254 miles (409 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$59 - $159|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $59 (€52) • 11 h 55 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $159 (€140) • 1 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 254 miles (409 km) by bus, flight or train to Kiel from Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $59 (€52). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Amsterdam to Kiel.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $35 (€30). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel 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 travel between Amsterdam and Kiel. DB uses different types of travel 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 travel.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly from Amsterdam to Kiel and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.
You can get from Amsterdam to Kiel 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to travel to Kiel from Amsterdam is a train with an average price of $59 (€52).
This is compared to other travel options from Amsterdam to Kiel:
A train is $1 (€1) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $59 (€52) from Amsterdam to Kiel.
A train is $100 (€88) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $159 (€140) from Amsterdam to Kiel.
The quickest way to travel between Amsterdam and Kiel is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min compared to other travel options that take longer:
Taking a bus requires on average 8 h 40 min of travel time.
Taking a train requires on average 11 h 55 min of travel time.
You should expect to travel around 254 miles (409 km) between Amsterdam and Kiel.
The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Kiel is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Amsterdam to Kiel as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Kiel:
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