How to get from Düsseldorf to Kiel by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Düsseldorf to Kiel is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||255 miles (412 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$31 - $163|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $31 (€27) • 8 h 5 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $163 (€140) • 1 h|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a bus, flight or train to travel 255 miles (412 km) from Düsseldorf to Kiel. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $31 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Düsseldorf to Kiel.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $17 (€15). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
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 to Kiel from Düsseldorf. 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.
Eurowings is Germany's leading low-cost airline and offers a choice of Smart, Best and BIZclass fares for your next travel between Düsseldorf and Kiel.
You can get from Düsseldorf to Kiel 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Kiel is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $31 (€27) compared to other travel options to Kiel:
A bus is $132 (€113) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $163 (€140) from Düsseldorf to Kiel.
A bus is $5 (€4) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Düsseldorf to Kiel costing on average $36 (€31).
The quickest way to travel from Düsseldorf to Kiel is by flight, which takes on average 1 h compared to other travel options that take longer:
Getting to Kiel by bus takes 8 h 5 min on average.
Taking a train requires on average 5 h 40 min of travel time.
The Düsseldorf to Kiel distance is around 255 miles (412 km).
The average frequency per day from Düsseldorf to Kiel is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Kiel from Düsseldorf 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 when traveling from Düsseldorf to Kiel:
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