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Overview: Train from Bern to Kassel

distanceDistance315 miles (508 km)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Bern to Kassel cover the 315 miles (508 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 11 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation and arrive in Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Bern to Kassel trains

Travel to Kassel from Bern on Deutsche Bahn trains with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

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 Bern. 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.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets between Bern and Kassel due to the coronavirus:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Normal conditions apply

    Travel Tips: Trains from Bern to Kassel

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    FAQs

    Is travel by train currently allowed from Bern, Switzerland to Kassel, Germany?

    Travel by train between Bern, Switzerland and Kassel, Germany is: Partially open.

    Is international entry into Kassel from Bern restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Bern?

    Entry Requirements:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
    • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

    What are the safety rules to follow in Kassel, Germany?

    The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    The above information was last checked on 1/19/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Bern to Kassel closer to your date of departure here

    What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Switzerland from Kassel, Germany?

    The restriction level for your return train to Bern, Switzerland from Kassel is: Partially open.

    Is my return train into Bern from Kassel restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Kassel?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
    • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
    • Health declaration required
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

    What are the safety rules to follow in Bern, Switzerland?

    The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    Last checked on 1/13/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Bern from Kassel closer to your date of departure here here.

    How far is Bern to Kassel by train?

    The distance between Bern and Kassel by train is approximately 315 miles (508 km).

    How many hours is the train time from Bern to Kassel?

    On average the Bern to Kassel train travel time is 6 h 11 min  for the 315 miles (508 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

    What train station in Bern goes to Kassel? What train station do I come into Kassel from Bern?

    When taking the train to Kassel from Bern, you can choose to depart from train stations like Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation, Bern, Bhf and Bern. Your journey 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 Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation   and arrive in Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe.

    Where is the Bern train station located? Where is the Kassel train station located?

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation, located approximately 0.4 miles (671 m) from the city center of Bern. 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 should I travel with from Bern to Kassel?

    If you're looking for trains from Bern to Kassel, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Kassel. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Bern to Kassel journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    How many trains per day are there between Bern and Kassel?

    The average number of trains departing Bern for Kassel is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Bern
    Kassel
    Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation is the most popular Bern 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 Bern for your trip to Kassel.