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Travelling from Kiel Hbf to Gießen by train

Looking to travel from Kiel Hbf to Gießen by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 6 hours 5 minutes to travel from Kiel Hbf to Gießen by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 5 hours 9 minutes though. You'll usually find 18 trains per day running along the 265 miles (427 km) route between these two destinations. You’ll need to make 1 change during the journey to Gießen, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Kiel Hbf to Gießen start from €23.90 when you book in advance, so use our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you’re feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Gießen by train, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times.

Kiel Hbf to Gießen by train

It takes an average of 6h 5m to travel from Kiel Hbf to Gießen by train, over a distance of around 265 miles (427 km). There are normally 18 trains per day travelling from Kiel Hbf to Gießen and tickets for this journey start from €23.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 9m
PriceFrom €23.90
Distance265 miles (427 km)
Frequency18 trains per day
First train00:05
Last train21:02
Departure stationKiel Hbf
Arrival stationGießen
Changes1 change

Kiel Hbf to Gießen train times

Check out the next trains departing from Kiel Hbf to Gießen for Tuesday 25th January 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
06:13 11:22 5h 9m, 1 change
07:02 12:51 5h 49m, 2 changes
08:02 13:22 5h 20m, 1 change
09:02 14:51 5h 49m, 2 changes
10:13 15:22 5h 9m, 1 change
11:37 16:51 5h 14m, 2 changes
12:02 17:22 5h 20m, 1 change
13:13 18:51 5h 38m, 2 changes
14:11 19:22 5h 11m, 1 change
15:34 20:51 5h 17m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Kiel Hbf to Gießen

The price of train tickets from Kiel Hbf to Gießen starts at €23.90 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 Gießen 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Kiel Hbf to Gießen? 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 Gießen take?

The average journey time by train between Kiel Hbf and Gießen is 6 hours and 5 minutes, with around 18 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 Gießen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Kiel Hbf to Gießen is 5 hours and 9 minutes.

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

Train ticket prices from Kiel Hbf to Gießen can start from as little as €23.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Kiel Hbf to Gießen?

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

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

The first train from Kiel Hbf to Gießen leaves at 00:05. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Kiel Hbf to Gießen leaves at 21:02. 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 Gießen by train?

Trains travelling from Kiel Hbf to Gießen cover a distance of around 265 miles (427 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Gießen to Kiel Hbf.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Kiel Hbf to Gießen for a typical week day using timetable data for 01/25/2022. 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 12/24/2021 for travel on 12/24/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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