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from Kiel to Frankfurt am Main

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Travel Information from Kiel to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance296 miles (477 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $39
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 4 h 41 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 4 h 41 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 296 miles (477 km) to Frankfurt am Main from Kiel. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 41 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 trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Kiel to Frankfurt am Main.

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Travel to Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main.
FAQs

How do I get from Kiel to Frankfurt am Main?

There are 2 travel options from Kiel to Frankfurt am Main: bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Frankfurt am Main from Kiel is by taking a train, which costs on average $22 (€18).

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

Taking a train is about $17 (€14) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $39 (€32) for this route.

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

The fastest way to get to Frankfurt am Main from Kiel is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 41 min.

Other travel options to Frankfurt am Main can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Frankfurt am Main by bus can take on average 9 h 40 min.

How far is it from Kiel to Frankfurt am Main?

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

How many services a day are there from Kiel to Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • 16 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Frankfurt am Main from Kiel, what are the departure and arrival points in Kiel and Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Kiel to Frankfurt am Main depart from Kiel Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt am Main, Hbf.
  • Most travelers take a train from Kiel Hbf to Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Kiel to Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Frankfurt am Main by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Kiel to Frankfurt am Main for $39 (€32) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Frankfurt am Main by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Kiel to Frankfurt am Main for $22 (€18) on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly between Kiel and Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • You can find 16 direct trains per day to take to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn.

Direct services to Frankfurt am Main 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.

Where should I go next after I travel between Kiel and Frankfurt am Main?

Looking to extend your trip from Kiel to Frankfurt am Main? Many Omio customers who go from Kiel to Frankfurt am Main usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Munich. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Paris or Munich from Frankfurt am Main, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I book tickets to Frankfurt am Main from Kiel online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $39 (€32) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $22 (€18) one way on average for this route.

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