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from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel

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Travel Information to Kiel from Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance296 miles (477 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $118
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $29 (€24) • 5 h 4 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $29 (€24) • 5 h 4 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 296 miles (477 km) by bus, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 4 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel.

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What are the ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel?

You can travel from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel?

The cheapest way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel is by taking a train with an average price of $29 (€24).

This is compared to other travel options to Kiel:

A train is generally $14 (€12) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $43 (€36) from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel.

Taking a train is about $89 (€74) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $118 (€98) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Kiel?

The quickest way to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Kiel is by train, which takes on average 5 h 4 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 10 h 45 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel?

Kiel is approximately 296 miles (477 km) away from Frankfurt am Main.

How many services a day are there between Frankfurt am Main and Kiel?

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Kiel from Frankfurt am Main, where do I depart from Frankfurt am Main and where do I arrive in Kiel?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel:

  • Buses mostly depart from Frankfurt am Main, Hbf and arrive in Kiel Hauptbahnhof.
  • Flights mostly leave from Frankfurt am Main Airport and tend to arrive in Kiel-Holtenau Airport.
  • Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel most often leave from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Kiel Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Kiel by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Frankfurt am Main to Kiel tickets on Omio for $43 (€36).
  • Lufthansa Cityline can get you to Kiel by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa Cityline from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel for $118 (€98) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Kiel by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Frankfurt am Main to Kiel tickets on Omio for $29 (€24).
Can I find a direct route to Kiel from Frankfurt am Main?

Yes, there are direct routes from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 6 direct trains per day to Kiel with Deutsche Bahn.

Direct services to Kiel tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Hamburg, Berlin or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Frankfurt am Main and Kiel itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Kiel and any of these top destinations today!
When should I book a ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $43 (€36) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $118 (€98) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $29 (€24) one way.

But we recommend booking Frankfurt am Main to Kiel tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.