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Cologne to Kiel by bus

The journey from Cologne to Kiel by bus is 269.75 mi and takes 10 hr 43 min. There are 4 connections per day, with the first departure at 4:05 AM and the last at 11:20 PM. It is possible to travel from Cologne to Kiel by bus for as little as $16.40 or as much as $30.78. The best price for this journey is $16.40.

Lowest Price$16.40
Journey Duration10 hr 43 min
Connection per Day4
Lowest Price$16.40
Highest Price$30.78
First Departure4:05 AM
Last Departure11:20 PM
Distance269.75 mi
DepartureCologne
ArrivalKiel
CarriersFlixBus

Cologne to Kiel Bus Times

Departure date
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

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What's the best way to get from Cologne to Kiel? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Cologne to Kiel, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Cologne to Kiel?

On average, a bus ticket from Cologne to Kiel will cost you $23.59. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $16.40. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Cologne to Kiel. On average, though, you'll pay about $23.59 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How long does it take to get from Cologne to Kiel by bus?

Traveling from Cologne to Kiel by bus will usually take 10 hr 43 min. This journey covers a distance of 269.75 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 10 hr 43 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey between Cologne and Kiel by bus usually takes 10 hr 43 min to cover a distance of 269.75 mi. The shortest journey from Cologne to Kiel will take you 8 hr 45 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Kiel quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

How many journeys from Cologne to Kiel are there every day?

You will be able to travel from Cologne to Kiel using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 4 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Cologne to Kiel using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 2 direct connections from Cologne to Kiel each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 2 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Cologne to Kiel. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cologne to Kiel.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Cologne to Kiel, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Cologne to Kiel.

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Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

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If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest Cologne - Kiel bus tickets can be found for as low as $20.52 if you’re lucky, or $30.64 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $46.17.

Find the best day to travel to Kiel by bus

When travelling to Kiel by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Cologne to Kiel CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
30.39kg
Bus
32.56kg
Flight
86.83kg
Car
69.46kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Cologne to Kiel?
A bus ticket from Cologne to Kiel is $23.59. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $16.40.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Cologne to Kiel?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Cologne to Kiel is $16.40. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Cologne and Kiel by bus?
Cologne to Kiel is 269.75 mi.
How long does the bus between Cologne and Kiel take?
Cologne to Kiel is on average 10 hr 43 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 8 hr 45 min.
How many bus connections per day go from Cologne to Kiel?
Cologne to Kiel has 4 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Cologne to Kiel leave?
The earliest bus from Cologne to Kiel departs at 4:05 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Cologne to Kiel depart?
The latest bus from Cologne to Kiel departs at 11:20 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Cologne to Kiel in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $16.40 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Cologne to Kiel?
There are on average 2 direct connection(s) from Cologne to go to Kiel.
What's the fastest journey time between Cologne to Kiel by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Cologne and Kiel is 8 hr 45 min.
Is there a direct bus from Cologne to Kiel?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Cologne and Kiel.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cologne to Kiel by bus?
The bus journey from Cologne to Kiel creates 32.56kg of CO2 emissions.

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