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Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen by train

It takes an average of 5h 18m to travel from Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen by train, over a distance of around 135 miles (216 km). There are normally 11 trains per day travelling from Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen and tickets for this journey start from $35.20 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 4h 30m
PriceFrom $35.20
Distance135 miles (216 km)
Frequency11 trains per day
First train04:14
Last train20:43
Departure stationKiel Hbf
Arrival stationCopenhagen
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsDeutsche Bahn, Flixbus

Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen train times

Check out the next trains departing from Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen for Tuesday Oct 26th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
03:14 09:03 5h 49m, 2 changes
04:03 09:03 5h 0m, 3 changes
05:41 11:03 5h 22m, 2 changes
06:03 11:03 5h 0m, 3 changes
08:03 12:33 4h 30m, 1 change
10:25 15:03 4h 38m, 2 changes
12:03 16:33 4h 30m, 1 change
14:25 19:03 4h 38m, 2 changes
16:03 20:33 4h 30m, 1 change
17:43 00:17 6h 34m, 2 changes

Deutsche Bahn and IC (Intercity) trains from Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen

You can travel from Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen on Deutsche Bahn and IC (Intercity) trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoFalk2, under licence CC4.0

An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 100 mph (160 km/h) only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.

Cheap train tickets from Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen

The price of train tickets from Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen starts at $35.20 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen

Want to know more about your journey from Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen take?

The average journey time by train between Kiel Hbf and Copenhagen is 5 hours and 18 minutes, with around 11 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Kiel Hbf and Copenhagen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen is 4 hours and 30 minutes.

How much does the train from Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen cost?

Train tickets from Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen can start from as little as $35.20 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen?

No, there are no direct train services from Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen. Travelling from Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen leave?

The first train from Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen leaves at 04:14. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen leave?

The last train from Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen leaves at 20:43. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Kiel Hbf and Copenhagen by train?

Trains travelling from Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen cover a distance of around 135 miles (216 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Copenhagen to Kiel Hbf.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Kiel Hbf to Copenhagen for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/26/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 10/12/2021 for travel on 10/12/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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