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Train Information between Berlin and Kassel

distanceDistance185 miles (299 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price$33 (€27)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or FlixTrain

Trains from Berlin to Kassel cover the 185 miles (299 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 42 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $21 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $33 (€27). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe.

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Deutsche Bahn trains from Berlin to Kassel

You can travel by train from Berlin to Kassel with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $21 (€18). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Kassel from Berlin. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

  • Average Price: $21

When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Kassel from Berlin don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
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Train from Berlin to Kassel

There are 53 daily connections by train from Berlin to Kassel. There are direct connections and connections with one or two transfers. The fastest connection is a connection with a change in Hanover with a travel time of 3 hours. It leaves at 17 hours 18 minutes. There are four direct connections, which are similarly fast, these are at the same time the cheapest connections. They have slightly longer driving times between 3.20 and 3.35 hours and start in the afternoon hours. The longest connection has a total travel time of 10 hours 18 minutes and provides for three transfers.

Which train companies travel from Berlin to Kassel?

The train line from Berlin to Kassel is operated by Deutsche Bahn and Flixtrain. Both train companies offer direct connections for this route. The majority of the journeys are made by Deutsche Bahn. Flixtrain offers the cheapest travel deals.

How long does the train journey from Berlin to Kassel take?

The fastest offer is a connection with a change. It leaves at 7.30 and 17.30. After a driving time of 1.55 hours Hanover is reached. The changeover time is around 06 minutes. After a further travel time of 0.55 hours, the train arrives in Kassel. There are four direct journeys with travel times that are only slightly longer. 3 hours 6 minutes, 3 hours 12 minutes to 3.35 hours. They start at 14.50 hours, 14.40 hours, 14.35 hours and 14 hours 18 minutes and are the cheapest offers.

How often can you take the train from Berlin to Kassel?

53 train connections are available daily for the Berlin - Kassel route. There are six direct connections. The two fastest connections provide for a transfer in Hanover with a transfer time of around 6 minutes. The earliest travel opportunity is at 5.30 am.

Stations on the line Berlin - Kassel

Hauptbahnhof Berlin. All train connections start from the main station in Berlin. It has an S-Bahn station and a U-Bahn station. The U5 goes directly to the main station. Nine bus lines from different districts of the city serve the main train station. There are night buses.

Hauptbahnhof Kassel. Trains arrive at Kassel main station. The bus stop for local transport is in the immediate vicinity. About 20 bus lines have their stop there, among others the bus lines 18, 19, 32, 52. There is a night bus. Some trains go to the station Kassel Wilhelmshöhe.


Deutsche Bahn trains from Berlin to Kassel

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Berlin to Kassel. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Berlin to Kassel and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Trains from Berlin to Kassel
Travel by train to Kassel easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Berlin to Kassel.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains between Berlin and Kassel cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Berlin to Kassel trains for as little as $21 (€18)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train to Kassel from Berlin on average?
The train price between Berlin and Kassel is on average $33 (€27)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How far is Berlin to Kassel by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Berlin to Kassel by train to be approximately 185 miles (299 km).
How long is the train to Kassel from Berlin?
On average the Berlin to Kassel train travel time is 2 h 42 min  for the 185 miles (299 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Berlin goes to Kassel? What train station do I come into Kassel from Berlin?

When taking the train to Kassel from Berlin, you can choose to depart from train stations like Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. Your route can end in train stations such as Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, Kassel Hbf and Kassel, Hauptbahnhof Nord.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Berlin Hbf   and arrive in Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe.

Where is the train station in Berlin? Where is the train station in Kassel?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Berlin Hbf, located approximately 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city center of Berlin. The most popular arrival train station in Kassel, called Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, is located around 2.3 miles (3.7 km) away from its city center.

Which train companies can get me from Berlin to Kassel?
For the best Berlin to Kassel train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Kassel from Berlin to compare what amenities they may offer.
What are the first and last departure train times from Berlin to Kassel?
You can take the first train from Berlin to Kassel at 4: 32 AM. The last train from Berlin to Kassel that you can take departs at 11: 42 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Berlin to Kassel schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I book train tickets from Berlin to Kassel to score the best deals?
You can find trains from Berlin to Kassel to cost on average $33 (€27) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Berlin to Kassel train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Kassel
Berlin Hbf is the most popular Berlin railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Berlin for your trip to Kassel.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 302971055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Berlin Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7