Hamburg to Kiel by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:30
  • Last train
    00:45
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    57m

Travelling from Hamburg to Kiel by train

Fast trains from Hamburg to Kiel take around 57 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 84 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hamburg and Kiel.

Are there direct trains from Hamburg to Kiel?

Direct trains from Hamburg to Kiel have been found.

We usually find around 74 direct trains on the route from Hamburg to Kiel every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 71 departures.

How long is the train journey from Hamburg to Kiel?

The Hamburg to Kiel train travel time is normally about 57 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Hamburg to Kiel train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Kiel is usually scheduled to depart Hamburg around 04:30 and the last train is around 00:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hamburg around 06:26, and the last at 00:45.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Hamburg to Kiel train tickets?

Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 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 Hamburg to Kiel by train.

Which train companies operate between Hamburg and Kiel?

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

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

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

Find journey information for Kiel to Hamburg

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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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