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(Updated info for going to Berlin. Bus stop ''Spolertstraße'' is a much better option as traffic coming from the city motorway also passes here as opposed to ''Stomarnstraße''.)
 
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'''Kiel''' is a city in [[Schleswig-Holstein]], [[Germany]].
 
'''Kiel''' is a city in [[Schleswig-Holstein]], [[Germany]].
  
== Hitching Out ==
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== Hitchhiking out ==
 
=== Direction [[Hamburg]]/South - [[Flensburg]]/North/[[Denmark]] ===
 
=== Direction [[Hamburg]]/South - [[Flensburg]]/North/[[Denmark]] ===
  
Take the Bus No.82 to station “IKEA”, there is a huge cross. The best option is to stand on the green strip where cars turn to one's left. Either you can stand straight in front of the traffic light – the driver has enough time to wave you in – or just stand 100 meters behind the traffic light, works too.
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[[File:kielspot.jpg|thumb|240px|right|direction Hamburg/Flensburg from spot "IKEA"]]
  
Try to hitch either in the morning between 6 and 8 or in the afternoon between 3 and 6.you'll have the most traffic, because lots of people are on their way to or back from work and can often give you a ride straight to hamburg.try to avoid to hitch between 8 and 10am, traffic is low and most people head to destinations close around kiel.
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Take the Bus No.82 to station "IKEA", there is a huge cross. The best option is to stand on the green strip where cars turn to one's left. Either you can stand straight in front of the traffic light – the driver has enough time to wave you in – or just stand 100 meters behind the traffic light, works too.
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Try to hitch either in the morning between 6 and 8 or in the afternoon between 3 and 6.you'll have the most traffic, because lots of people are on their way to or back from work and can often give you a ride straight to Hamburg. Try to avoid to hitch between 08:00 and 10:00, traffic is low and most people head to destinations close around Kiel.
  
 
After a while the motorway splits.Hamburg A215, direction Flensburg A210.
 
After a while the motorway splits.Hamburg A215, direction Flensburg A210.
A lot of cars do have the sign "RD" (Rendsburg), so you might focus these cars if you wanna go north...
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A lot of cars do have the sign "RD" (Rendsburg), so you might focus these cars if you want to go north...
  
 
=== Direction [[Berlin]] ===
 
=== Direction [[Berlin]] ===
From the main station take bus No.41, 42 or 71 till bus-stop “Stormarnstraße”, follow the roundabout till directory “Grünes Herz” and hold out your sign.
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From the main station take bus 41, 42 or 43 and get off at ''Spolertstraße''. Hitch straight from the bus stop.
  
Another option is to take the next bus-station after “Stormarnstraße”, get out just behind the bridge, cars also have here a nice chance to pick up hitchhikers.
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=== Ferry to Gothenburg ([[Sweden]]) ===
Try to get a lift straight to Berlin or at least a petrol station on the A24, otherwise you might get lost..
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There are many trucks going onto this ferry and Stena line proudly calls it ''The trucker's route''.
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This ferry used to be very very popular among hitchhikers when you could easily hitchhike onto the ferry for free and sleep wherever you wanted.
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When Stenaline changed the rules and made cabins obligatory things changed.
  
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(the following prices changed it cost now around 70euro/700sec to get a second driver on board.)
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If you manage to enter the ferry as a second driver on a truck you pay approximately 250 SEK/32 EURO for the crossing.
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This price includes a big all-inclusive buffet (310sek), big breakfast buffet (110 SEK), a lunchbox to go when you leave in the morning (90SEK), a cabin that is to be shared with your driver (Cheapest ones cost 740 SEK and that's with 2 beds, there are no cabins with one bed) and the crossing (710 SEK) The fee for the crossing can be avoided by hitchhiking with regular cars as well.
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Ferries leave from ''SCHWEDENKAI'' in central Kiel.
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Boarding starts about 1.5 hours before departure.
  
=== Ferry to Gothenburg ===
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== Public Transport ==
There are many trucks going onto this ferry and stena line proudly calls it ''The trucker's route''.
 
This ferry used to be very very popular among hitchhikers when you could easily hitchhike onto the ferry for free and sleep whereever you wanted.
 
When stenaline changed the rules and made cabins obligatory things changed.
 
  
If you manage to enter the ferry as a seconddriver on a truck you pay approximately 250 SEK/32 EURO for the crossing.
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To plan trips using Kiel's buses and intra city ferries, use the English version of the local transport organisation: [https://nah.sh.hafas.de/bin/query.exe/en?protocol=https:& Nah.sh]
This price includes Big all-inclusive buffe (310sek), Big breakfast buffe (110 SEK), a lunchbox to go when you leave in the morning (90SEK), a cabin that is to be shared with your driver and the crossing (710 SEK) The fee for the crossing can be avoided by hitchhiking with regular cars as well.
 
Boarding starts about 1.5 hours before departure.
 
  
 
== Info ==
 
== Info ==
If you got stuck in Kiel, contact [[Wukk]] for help.
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If you get stuck in Kiel, contact [[User:Wukk|Wukk]] for help,
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alternative [[User:Jvlartin|Jvlartin]]
  
[[File:kielspot.jpg|thumb|240px|right|direction Hamburg/Flensburg from spot "IKEA"]]
 
 
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Latest revision as of 21:44, 29 October 2019

Kiel
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Information
Country:
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Germany
State:
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Schleswig-Holstein
Population: 236.902 (31. Dez. 2007)
Licence plate: KI
Major roads: A7, A210, A215
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Kiel is a city in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

Hitchhiking out

Direction Hamburg/South - Flensburg/North/Denmark

direction Hamburg/Flensburg from spot "IKEA"

Take the Bus No.82 to station "IKEA", there is a huge cross. The best option is to stand on the green strip where cars turn to one's left. Either you can stand straight in front of the traffic light – the driver has enough time to wave you in – or just stand 100 meters behind the traffic light, works too.

Try to hitch either in the morning between 6 and 8 or in the afternoon between 3 and 6.you'll have the most traffic, because lots of people are on their way to or back from work and can often give you a ride straight to Hamburg. Try to avoid to hitch between 08:00 and 10:00, traffic is low and most people head to destinations close around Kiel.

After a while the motorway splits.Hamburg A215, direction Flensburg A210. A lot of cars do have the sign "RD" (Rendsburg), so you might focus these cars if you want to go north...

Direction Berlin

From the main station take bus 41, 42 or 43 and get off at Spolertstraße. Hitch straight from the bus stop.

Ferry to Gothenburg (Sweden)

There are many trucks going onto this ferry and Stena line proudly calls it The trucker's route. This ferry used to be very very popular among hitchhikers when you could easily hitchhike onto the ferry for free and sleep wherever you wanted. When Stenaline changed the rules and made cabins obligatory things changed.

(the following prices changed it cost now around 70euro/700sec to get a second driver on board.) If you manage to enter the ferry as a second driver on a truck you pay approximately 250 SEK/32 EURO for the crossing. This price includes a big all-inclusive buffet (310sek), big breakfast buffet (110 SEK), a lunchbox to go when you leave in the morning (90SEK), a cabin that is to be shared with your driver (Cheapest ones cost 740 SEK and that's with 2 beds, there are no cabins with one bed) and the crossing (710 SEK) The fee for the crossing can be avoided by hitchhiking with regular cars as well. Ferries leave from SCHWEDENKAI in central Kiel. Boarding starts about 1.5 hours before departure.

Public Transport

To plan trips using Kiel's buses and intra city ferries, use the English version of the local transport organisation: Nah.sh

Info

If you get stuck in Kiel, contact Wukk for help, alternative Jvlartin


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