Copenhagen to Kiel by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:12
  • Last train
    22:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 34m

Travelling from Copenhagen to Kiel by train

Fast trains from Copenhagen to Kiel take around 4 hours and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 218 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Copenhagen and Kiel.

Are there direct trains from Copenhagen to Kiel?

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

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Copenhagen to Kiel every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 36 departures.

How long is the train journey from Copenhagen to Kiel?

The Copenhagen to Kiel train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Copenhagen to Kiel train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Kiel is usually scheduled to depart Copenhagen around 05:37 and the last train is around 21:02. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Copenhagen around 05:12, and the last at 22:55.

When to book Copenhagen to Kiel train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 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 Copenhagen to Kiel by train.

Which train companies operate between Copenhagen and Kiel?

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

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

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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