Real-Time and Embedded Systems

Getting There

Getting to Kiel by Train

The central train station of Kiel is "Kiel Hauptbahnhof", abbreviated "Kiel Hbf". The train schedule can be looked up here.


Getting to Kiel from Hamburg Airport

Hamburg is the closest airport, about 80 km south of Kiel.

KielExx mini bus

The KielExx mini bus brings you to any place within Kiel, you might be put into a cab for the last leg within Kiel. It takes about one hour and costs about 30€ each way. It operates first-come-first served, but can also be reserved in advance at +49 431 77080. The schedule is found here.

Kielius Bus

The Kielius bus takes you to the Kiel Central Train Station. It takes about 90 mins, including a stop in Neumünster, and costs about 20€. For more information see here.

Subway + Train

From Hamburg airport, you can take subway 'S1' to the Hamburg Central Station and from there reach Kiel by regional train. The whole journey takes about two hours. The price system is complicated; the standard fare is about 30€.


Regular cabs from Hamburg airport to Kiel cost about 150€ each way. However, the Vineta company that operates the KielExx mini bus also offers a cab service, at more reasonable rates than the regular cabs. If you reserve in advance with Vineta at +49 431 77080, it costs about 75€ - 87€ per vehicle each way (see here).  The cab ride to Kiel takes about 50 mins. See also here. 

From Kiel Central Train Station to the venue

The Kunsthalle zu Kiel (see Location) is located 2 km from the central train station. There are plenty of cabs at the train station. See here for directions on how to get to the Kunsthalle by bus.