Kiel to Copenhagen by train

  • First train
    04:13
  • Last train
    00:47
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 40m
  • Distance
    218 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 28m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Kiel to Copenhagen by train

Fast trains from Kiel to Copenhagen take around 4 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 218 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Kiel and Copenhagen.

1. Are there direct trains from Kiel to Copenhagen?

Journeys between Kiel and Copenhagen usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 25 departures on the route from Kiel to Copenhagen every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Kiel to Copenhagen train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Copenhagen is usually scheduled to depart Kiel around 04:13 and the last train is around 00:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Kiel around 04:48, and the last at 00:43.

When to book Kiel to Copenhagen train tickets?

Trains for this journey 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 Kiel to Copenhagen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Kiel and Copenhagen?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICL
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Lyntog
  • Regional Bahn
  • Regional Express
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • Regionalzug
  • S-Bahn

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

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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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