How to travel from Vienna to Kiel

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Travel Information between Vienna and Kiel

distanceDistance499 miles (805 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$52 - $147
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $52 (€46) • 13 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $147 (€130) • 4 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 499 miles (805 km) between Vienna and Kiel. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $52 (€46). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Vienna to Kiel.

Travel Tips: Travel from Vienna to Kiel

Travel Tips: 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 Vienna to Kiel.

Travel from Vienna, Austria to Kiel, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Kiel from Vienna restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Kiel, Germany from Vienna?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Kiel, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 2/21/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Kiel from Vienna closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Vienna, Austria from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Austria from Germany?

Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Austria from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Austria:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Austria?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Austria to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Vienna, Austria was last verified on 3/8/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Vienna from Kiel.

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Vienna and Kiel. You can take a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Vienna to Kiel is by taking a train with an average price of $52 (€46).

This is compared to other travel options to Kiel:

A train is $6 (€5) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Vienna to Kiel costing on average $58 (€51).

Taking a train is usually $95 (€84) less than taking a flight to Kiel, which costs on average $147 (€130) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Kiel from Vienna is by flight with an average travel time of 4 h 40 min.

Other travel options to Kiel can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Kiel by bus can take on average 15 h 40 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 13 h 30 min   of travel time.

Kiel is approximately 499 miles (805 km) away from Vienna.

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Kiel is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Vienna to Kiel 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 Vienna to Kiel:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and arrive in Kiel.
  • Most travelers board their train from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Kiel Hbf.

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Kiel by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Vienna to Kiel for $58 (€51).
  • Travel with Eurowings for flights to Kiel. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Eurowings Vienna to Kiel tickets on Omio for $147 (€130).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Kiel by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Vienna to Kiel for $52 (€46).
Many of our customers traveling from Vienna to Kiel don't make Kiel their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Kiel are Hamburg, Berlin or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Kiel to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Vienna 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 for this route is costing $58 (€51) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $147 (€130) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $52 (€46) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Vienna to Kiel 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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