How to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel

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from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel

How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
02:15PM11h50
Frankfurt am Main
02:05AMKiel, ZOB
$701One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
FlixBus
02:15PM11h50
Frankfurt am Main
02:05AMKiel, ZOB
$701One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Lufthansa Cityline
09:55AM0h55
Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
10:50AMBremen Airport (BRE)
$3051One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Deutsche Bahn
08:07AM6h27
Frankfurt Airport long-distance station
02:34PMKiel Hbf
$1801One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
08:57AM7h00
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
03:57PMKiel Hbf
$1831One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
08:42AM7h15
Frankfurt Airport long-distance station
03:57PMKiel Hbf
$1831One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
04:05AM12h55
Frankfurt am Main
05:00PMKiel, ZOB
$701One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
02:45AM13h00
Frankfurt am Main
03:45PMKiel, ZOB
$701One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
07:10PM12h55
Frankfurt am Main
08:05AMKiel, ZOB
$741One-way
1 transfer
Lufthansa
12:50PM0h55
Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
01:45PMBremen Airport (BRE)
$3051One-way
0 transfers
Lufthansa Cityline
06:45AM0h55
Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
07:40AMBremen Airport (BRE)
$3051One-way
0 transfers
Lufthansa
06:30AM1h05
Frankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
07:35AMHamburg Airport (HAM)
$3091One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel

distanceDistance296 miles (477 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$29 - $25
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€22) • 11 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $89 (€78) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, train or flight to travel 296 miles (477 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel.

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All travel companies: Airlines, Train and Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel

Lufthansa, FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn will get you from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains to Kiel from Frankfurt am Main. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly to Kiel from Frankfurt am Main 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.

        FAQs: Travel from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel

        FAQs: Travel 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 Frankfurt am Main to Kiel.
        FAQs

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

        The cheapest way to go to Kiel from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a bus, which costs on average $25 (€22).

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel:

        Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which average ticket prices of ().

        Taking a bus costs $64 (€56) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $89 (€78).

        A bus is $3 (€3) less than a train with an average ticket price of $29 (€25) from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel.

        The quickest way to travel to Kiel from Frankfurt am Main is by flight, which takes on average 55 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Bus takes on average 11 h 50 min.

        Getting to Kiel by train takes 4 h 46 min on average.

        The Frankfurt am Main to Kiel distance is around 296 miles (477 km).

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

        • 1 bus a day.
        • 6 trains a day.

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

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

        • Buses most often depart from Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen Frankfurt (Terminal 1 - Busparkplatz P36) and arrive in Kiel at Kiel, ZOB.
        • Trains mostly depart from Frankfurt am Main Flughafen and arrive in Kiel Hbf.

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

        • You can travel to Kiel from Frankfurt am Main by bus with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $25 (€22) with FlixBus from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel.
        • You can take a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel with Lufthansa or Lufthansa Cityline (2). Cheap tickets can be found for $89 (€78) with Lufthansa from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel.
        • You can travel from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $29 (€25) with Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel.

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

        • You can check for a direct train to Kiel with Deutsche Bahn with 2 direct trains per day.

        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 journey.

        Omio customers who travel from Frankfurt am Main to Kiel often also extend their vacation to go to Hamburg, Berlin, Copenhagen, Gothenburg or Paris. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Kiel and these popular destinations at a great price.
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