Getting around

< 1 min read
11 Jun 2024

Thanks to its well-developed local transport networks and cycling culture, getting around the Kiel Region is convenient and efficient. The Kiel Public Transport (KVG; operates a comprehensive bus and ferry network that covers the entire region and surrounding areas. From Kiel Hauptbahnhof (, you can take regional trains to cities like Hamburg, Lübeck and Flensburg, as well as long-distance trains to destinations across Germany and Europe. Visitors can take advantage of the Deutschland ticket (, a nationwide pass that covers all local public transport (except ICE, IC/EC) for 49 euros per month. Additionally, you can use KielRegion Mobil’s app ( to find out what’s the best route for your journey.

The Kiel Region has a well-developed network of bike paths and lanes, making it easy and safe to cycle around. Several cycling routes and trails around the region, such as the Baltic Sea Cycle Route (Ostseeküsten-Radweg) and the Kiel Canal Cycle Route (Nord-Ostsee-Kanal-Radweg), offer opportunities for day trips and longer cycling tours.

Written by Yessica Klein
Main photo by Katharina Bill