Kiel Ferries


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Kiel Routes

Special Offers

Ferries from Kiel in Germany go to Gothenburg in Sweden, Oslo in Norway, Ust Luga in Russia and also to Klaipeda in Lithuania. They are operated by the ferry companies Stena Line, Color Line and DFDS LISCO. Below, you can find a list of the latest departures alongside a list our best prices

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Ferries to and from Kiel

Color Line operates six modern ships, including cruise ships, a high-speed passenger ferry and a cargo ship. On board you will find all categories of restaurants serving hot food and snacks as well as large tax-free shops with a wide selection of goods.

DFDS LISCO operates fully equipped cruise ships on these routes that offer utmost comfort while onboard. These ships offer a wide range of facilities which include spacious and luxurious cabins, restaurants and bars onboard, children's play areas and duty free shopping onboard.

Stena Line ships have many facilities including lounges, play areas, shops, wi-fi access, bars, cafes and restaurants as well as a choice of comfortable en-suite cabins.

About Kiel

Kiel Ferry Port is located at the head of Kiel Fjord on the bay of Kiel in the southeast corner of Baltic Sea and is one of the most varied ports on the Baltic Sea. Its favourable geographic position, deep-water harbour facilities and its direct connection to the inland waterway, rail and road network makes the Kiel port equally attractive for cargo handling and passengers.

With more than 50 scheduled ferry sailings per week, Kiel Ferry Port has a dense network of scheduled traffic to virtually every port destination in the Baltic region. Thanks to the forward-looking port policy and constant investment, Kiel ferry port has become a hub of international importance. You can book all Kiel ferries via AFerry.

Kiel port facilities

Kiel Ferry port has various modern terminals for passenger ferries and cruise ferries. Norwegenkai and Schwedenkai (incl. Bollhörnkai-Nord) are the two terminals serving Kiel to Gothenburg and Oslo routes.

  • Norwegenkai terminal is the regarded as one of the best terminals on the German coast. This terminal serves the Color Line ships offering a daily service between Kiel and Oslo. This terminal has a capacity to hold about 2500 passengers and has first class passenger facilities.
  • Schwedenkai (incl. Bollhörnkai-Nord) is on the western bank of Kiel Fjord close to the city centre. Stena Line operates a daily service from Kiel to Gothenburg from here.
  • DFDS LISCO ferries depart from Kiel Ostuferhafen. All the passenger terminals are close to city centre and there are inter-terminal and rail connections from everywhere along with parking facilities outside all of the terminals.

Getting to Kiel port

By car
Head for Kiel via A7/ A215 (Hamburg - Kiel Highway) and follow signs to the required terminal. Follow the road signs for "Fähre" and later "Norwegenkai" or "Fähre Oslo" to get to Norwegenkai terminal and follow signs to "Fähre" and later "Schwedenkai" or "Fähre Göteborg" to get to Schwedenkai terminal.

By train
Kiel train station has direct connections to the German Rail network. Then just a few minutes' walk over Hörnbrücke pedestrian bridge to the terminals. From the city centre, it is just 5 to 10 minutes walk to the terminals.

Kiel Map

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Port Addresses

Color Line

Norwegenkai, Kiel-Gaarden, 24143, Germany


Ostuferhafen 15, 24149 Kiel, Germany

Stena Line

Stena Line Scandinavia AB, Schwedenkai 1, D-24103, Germany