Hanover to Kiel by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 23m
  • Distance
    217 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 36m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Hanover to Kiel by train

Fast trains from Hanover to Kiel take around 2 hours and 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 217 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hanover and Kiel.

1. Are there direct trains from Hanover to Kiel?

Direct trains from Hanover to Kiel have been found.

We usually find around 13 direct trains on the route from Hanover to Kiel every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 15 departures.

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

The Hanover to Kiel train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Kiel is usually scheduled to depart Hanover around 07:36 and the last train is around 19:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hanover around 06:16, and the last at 20:20.

When to book Hanover 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 Hanover to Kiel by train.

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Which train companies operate between Hanover and Kiel?

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

  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)

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

Kiel to Hanover by train

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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.