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from Kiel to Düsseldorf

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

Our recommendation

To get from Kiel to Düsseldorf on Oct 24 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:00PMKiel5h20 07:20PMDüsseldorf
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02:00PMKiel5h20 07:20PMDüsseldorf
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02:38PMKiel5h53 08:31PMDüsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße
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Travel Information to Düsseldorf from Kiel

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $67
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 5 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 5 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 255 miles (412 km) between Kiel and Düsseldorf. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Kiel to Düsseldorf.

Travel Tips

Travel from Kiel to Düsseldorf
Travel to Düsseldorf 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 Kiel to Düsseldorf.
How do I get from Kiel to Düsseldorf?

There are 2 travel options from Kiel to Düsseldorf: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Kiel to Düsseldorf?

The cheapest way to get from Kiel to Düsseldorf is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $22 (€18) compared to other travel options to Düsseldorf:

A train is generally $45 (€37) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $67 (€55) from Kiel to Düsseldorf.

What is the quickest way to get from Kiel to Düsseldorf?

The quickest way to travel between Kiel and Düsseldorf is by train, which takes on average 5 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Düsseldorf by bus can take on average 16 h 5 min.

What is the distance between Kiel and Düsseldorf?

The distance from Kiel to Düsseldorf is approximately 255 miles (412 km).

How many services a day are there between Kiel and Düsseldorf?

The average frequency per day from Kiel to Düsseldorf is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Kiel? Where do I arrive in Düsseldorf?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Kiel to Düsseldorf:

  • Buses mostly depart from Kiel Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Düsseldorf, ZOB am Hbf.
  • Trains from Kiel to Düsseldorf most often leave from Kiel Hbf and arrive in Düsseldorf Hbf.
Which travel operators can get me to Düsseldorf from Kiel?

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

  • You can go to Düsseldorf from Kiel by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $67 (€55) with Flixbus from Kiel to Düsseldorf on Omio.
  • You can travel from Kiel to Düsseldorf by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $22 (€18) with Deutsche Bahn from Kiel to Düsseldorf.
Can I find a direct route from Kiel to Düsseldorf?

Yes, there are direct routes from Kiel to Düsseldorf with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct train to Düsseldorf with with 12 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Düsseldorf 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.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Kiel to Düsseldorf?
Many of our customers traveling from Kiel to Düsseldorf don't make Düsseldorf their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Düsseldorf are Berlin, Amsterdam or Paris, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Düsseldorf to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Kiel to Düsseldorf tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $67 (€55) one way on average.
  • A train ticket costs $22 (€18) one way on average for this trip.

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

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