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Trip Zurich Kiel

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Zurich to Kiel

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How to get from Zurich to Kiel?

We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Zurich Kiel. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Zurich-Kiel

For your trip from Zurich (Switzerland) to Kiel (Schleswig-Holstein, Germany) with a distance of 485 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The train Zurich Kiel is a direct bound.
Trains ICE of Deutsche Bahn to Kiel leave from Zurich HB railway station in Zurich. Arrival in Kiel will take place at Kiel Hbf station (0.6 mi from the city centre).
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Zurich-Kiel.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Kiel from Zurich without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Zurich-Hamburg and Hamburg-Kiel.
You will board a coach of FlixBus or Eurolines CH in Zurich. The bus will drop you off at Hamburg - Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof (ZOB) bus station (0.9 mi from Hamburg, Germany). Please make sure to show up on time at Zurich bus station (1.2 mi from Zurich) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Hamburg. Once arrived in Hamburg, take another coach of FlixBus that will take you to Kiel bus station (Schleswig-Holstein Germany).
No flight allows you to fly directly to Kiel from Zurich. You can take the flight Zurich-Hamburg and complete the other part of your journey traveling by train.
Leave Zurich and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Zurich ZRH airport, 5.7 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Hamburg (Fuhlsbuettel airport, IATA code: HAM) operated by Swiss International Airlines, Lufthansa, Germanwings or Air Berlin.

Which carriers to travel between Zurich and Kiel?

Railway companies
Deutsche Bahn provides a rail connection Zurich-Kiel with the train ICE from Zurich HB railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Kiel Hbf at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Zurich-Kiel (486.5 mi)
Airlines
Swiss International Airlines carries out a flight from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Hamburg (arrival at Fuhlsbuettel HAM airport)
Lufthansa flies on the route from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Hamburg (serving Fuhlsbuettel HAM airport)
Germanwings schedules the flight from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Hamburg (arrival at Fuhlsbuettel HAM airport)
Air Berlin ensures the flight route from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Hamburg (serving Fuhlsbuettel HAM airport)
Bus companies
FlixBus operates the intercity bus services from the bus station of Zurich in Zurich and to the one of Hamburg - Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof (ZOB) (Hamburg Germany) and between the city of Hamburg (serving Hamburg - Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof (ZOB) bus station at 0.9 mi from centre) and the city of Kiel where the coach will drop you off at Kiel - Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof (ZOB) station situated at about 0.4 mi from Kiel city centre.
Eurolines CH is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line from the bus station of Zurich in Zurich and to the one of Hamburg - Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof (ZOB) (Hamburg Germany)

Stop cities from Zurich or cities to visit near Kiel

When travelling from Kiel to Zurich by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Hamburg located at 54 mi from Kiel (Germany). If you have some time on your way to Kiel or back to Zurich, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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