Kiel, a university city of 22,000 students, is the capital of Schleswig-Holstein, the northernmost state in Germany. Kiel has a population of more than 230,000 and is located on the Baltic Sea at the head of the Kiel Bay.
Kiel can be reached by train from any large German city via Hamburg main station
where you may have to change to a local train with final destination
Germany has a fast train system, Intercity (IC) and Intercity Express (ICE), which connects
Hamburg with Frankfurt, Munich, Düsseldorf, Berlin, etc.
There is a limited number of through trains that terminate in Kiel.
We recommend choosing Hamburg as your destination in Germany.
There are connecting flights to Hamburg from Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich.
By car (from the south)
Take the motorway/freeway via Hamburg (Autobahn A7),
change to no. A215 at the motorway bifurcation