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About the train journey from Lübeck Hbf to Kiel

Want to travel from Lübeck Hbf to Kiel by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Lübeck Hbf to Kiel usually takes 1 hour 46 minutes on average to travel 38 miles (61 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 1 hour 35 minutes. You can expect to find 54 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren’t any direct services running between Lübeck Hbf and Kiel, you’ll need to make 1 change on your way to Kiel.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Lübeck Hbf to Kiel in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save!

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Kiel, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Lübeck Hbf to Kiel by train

First train

00:09

Last train

23:44

Departure station

Lübeck Hbf

Arrival station

Kiel

Journey time

From 1h 35m

Distance

38 miles (61 km)

Frequency

54 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Lübeck Hbf to Kiel train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lübeck Hbf to Kiel for Tuesday 5th March 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:28 10:56 1h 28m, direct
10:06 11:16 1h 10m, direct
10:28 11:56 1h 28m, direct
11:06 12:16 1h 10m, direct
11:28 12:56 1h 28m, direct
12:06 13:16 1h 10m, direct
12:28 13:56 1h 28m, direct
13:06 14:16 1h 10m, direct
13:28 14:56 1h 28m, direct
14:06 15:16 1h 10m, direct

Cheap train tickets from Lübeck Hbf to Kiel

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 Lübeck Hbf to Kiel 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.

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Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Lübeck Hbf and Kiel is 1 hour and 46 minutes, with around 54 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 Lübeck Hbf and Kiel by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lübeck Hbf to Kiel is 1 hour and 35 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Lübeck Hbf to Kiel?

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

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

The first train from Lübeck Hbf to Kiel leaves at 00:09. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Lübeck Hbf to Kiel leaves at 23:44. 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 Lübeck Hbf and Kiel by train?

Trains travelling from Lübeck Hbf to Kiel cover a distance of around 38 miles (61 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Kiel to Lübeck Hbf. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Lübeck Hbf to Kiel.

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