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from Amsterdam to Kiel

You can get from Amsterdam to Kiel by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Amsterdam to Kiel on May 20 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:08PMAmsterdam Centraal7h57 02:05AMKiel Hbf
5 changes
$501One-way
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06:08PMAmsterdam Centraal7h57 02:05AMKiel Hbf
5 changes
$501One-way
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06:05PMAmsterdam Centraal8h00 02:05AMKiel Hbf
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$501One-way
10:08AMAmsterdam Centraal8h26 06:34PMKiel Hbf
6 changes
$891One-way
10:05AMAmsterdam Centraal8h29 06:34PMKiel Hbf
5 changes
$891One-way

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Sat
May 21
$37Deutsche Bahn with connection
$36Flixbus
$166Austrian Airlines
Sun
May 22
$37Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
$112Eurowings
Mon
May 23
$37Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$90Eurowings
Wed
May 25
$37Deutsche Bahn
$52Flixbus
$90Eurowings
Thu
May 26
$37Deutsche Bahn
$48Flixbus
$90Eurowings
Fri
May 27
$37Deutsche Bahn
$48Flixbus
$90Eurowings
Sat
May 28
$48Deutsche Bahn
$47Flixbus
$227KLM Cityhopper
Sun
May 29
$37Deutsche Bahn
$40Flixbus
$135Eurowings
Mon
May 30
$37Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$90Eurowings
Wed
Jun 1
$37Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$134Austrian Airlines
Thu
Jun 2
$37Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$56airmax
Sat
Jun 4
$34Deutsche Bahn with connection
$33Flixbus
$105KLM Cityhopper
Sun
Jun 5
$37Deutsche Bahn
$39Flixbus
$105KLM Cityhopper
Mon
Jun 6
$37Deutsche Bahn
$52Flixbus
$138KLM Cityhopper

Travel Information to Kiel from Amsterdam

distanceDistance254 miles (409 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$37 - $41
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $37 (€33) • 7 h 38 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $37 (€33) • 7 h 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 254 miles (409 km) to Kiel from Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 38 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $37 (€33). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Amsterdam to Kiel.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Kiel, Germany from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Kiel, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Netherlands enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Kiel from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • 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)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Kiel, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 5/18/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Amsterdam to Kiel.

Are there restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Kiel, Germany due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The current restriction level for returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Germany is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Amsterdam, Netherlands from Kiel, Germany?

Reentering Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Amsterdam from Kiel?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Netherlands must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 5/16/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Amsterdam from Kiel here.

How do I reach Kiel from Amsterdam?

There are 2 ways to get from Amsterdam to Kiel: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Amsterdam to Kiel?

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Kiel is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $37 (€33) compared to other travel options to Kiel:

A train is generally $5 (€4) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $41 (€37) from Amsterdam to Kiel.

What is the quickest way from Amsterdam to Kiel?

The fastest way from Amsterdam to Kiel is by train with an average journey time of 7 h 38 min.

There are alternative travel options to Kiel that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Kiel by bus can take on average 10 h 50 min.

How far is Kiel from Amsterdam?

The distance is approximately 254 miles (409 km) from Amsterdam to Kiel.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Amsterdam to Kiel?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Kiel is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Amsterdam to Kiel as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Amsterdam to Kiel?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Amsterdam to Kiel:

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Amsterdam to Kiel depart from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) to Kiel.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Kiel Hbf.

Which travel operators can get me to Kiel from Amsterdam?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Kiel:

  • You can travel by bus between Amsterdam and Kiel with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Amsterdam to Kiel tickets for $41 (€37) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Amsterdam and Kiel with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Amsterdam to Kiel tickets for $37 (€33) on Omio.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Amsterdam to Kiel?

Your trip from Amsterdam to Kiel doesn't have to end in Kiel. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Hamburg, Berlin or Munich. If you’d like to add Hamburg, Berlin or Munich to your Amsterdam to Kiel tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Kiel today!

When should I buy a ticket from Amsterdam to Kiel online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Amsterdam to Kiel, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $41 (€37) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $37 (€33) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Amsterdam to Kiel online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.