Sunrise in Kiel
How to get to Kiel from Hamburg Airport
The closest airport to Kiel is Hamburg international airport, 95 km south of Kiel. If landing in Hamburg, the most convenient way to travel to Kiel is by bus, minibus or train.
The KIELIUS airport shuttle stops right outside of terminal 1 in Hamburg and take you to the main train station in Kiel in appr. 90 minutes. There is no need to make a reservation. A one-way ticket is 20,50 €, a return ticket 36 €. There is a 25% Bahncard discount and Rail&Fly tickets are accepted. Combination tickets are available that include a taxi ride to your hotel in Kiel, for details see KIELIUS website.
The KielExx (website only available in German) minibusses are a bit pricier but they are faster and bring you directly to your hotel (30,90 € one way). To garantee a seat you have to make a phone reservation in advance.
You can also take the S-Bahn to the main train station in Hamburg and then the train to Kiel. A one-way ticket is 23,10 € which includes a connecting bus ticket in Kiel. For connections check: DB Bahn
Kiel is easily accessable by train. For connections from any airport or city visit the website of: DB Bahn