Brussels to Kiel by train

  • First train
    06:25
  • Last train
    22:57
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 48m
  • Distance
    551 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    9
  • Avg. journey time
    10hr 10m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Brussels to Kiel by train

Fast trains from Brussels to Kiel take around 7 hours and 48 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 551 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brussels and Kiel.

1. Are there direct trains from Brussels to Kiel?

Journeys between Brussels and Kiel usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 9 departures on the route from Brussels to Kiel every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 8 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Brussels to Kiel?

The Brussels to Kiel train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 48 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Brussels to Kiel train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Kiel is usually scheduled to depart Brussels around 06:25 and the last train is around 22:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Brussels around 05:56, and the last at 23:06.

When to book Brussels to Kiel train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Brussels to Kiel by train.

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Which train companies operate between Brussels and Kiel?

More than one train company operates on the route from Brussels to Kiel, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Kiel to Brussels by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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