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The cheapest trains from Hamburg to Kassel

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Cheapest

$37

Average

$66

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Hamburg to Kassel will cost around $ 66 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 37.

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04:55AMHamburg Hbf2h26 07:21AMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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08:01PMHamburg Hbf2h20 10:21PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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03:20AMHamburg Hbf2h53 06:13AMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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05:15AMHamburg Hbf2h20 07:35AMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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06:18AMHamburg Hbf2h17 08:35AMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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Timetable Hamburg to Kassel

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03:20AMHamburg Hbf2h53 06:13AMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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04:55AMHamburg Hbf2h26 07:21AMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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05:15AMHamburg Hbf2h20 07:35AMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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05:54AMHamburg Hbf2h27 08:21AMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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06:18AMHamburg Hbf2h17 08:35AMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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06:24AMHamburg Hbf2h37 09:01AMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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07:01AMHamburg Hbf2h20 09:21AMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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07:22AMHamburg Hbf2h13 09:35AMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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07:29AMHamburg Hbf2h36 10:05AMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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08:03AMHamburg Hbf2h20 10:23AMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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08:26AMHamburg Hbf2h09 10:35AMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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08:40AMHamburg Harburg2h20 11:00AMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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09:13AMHamburg Harburg2h08 11:21AMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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09:24AMHamburg Hbf2h11 11:35AMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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09:24AMHamburg Hbf2h49 12:13PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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10:01AMHamburg Hbf2h20 12:21PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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10:24AMHamburg Hbf2h11 12:35PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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10:28AMHamburg Hbf2h33 01:01PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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11:01AMHamburg Hbf2h20 01:21PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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11:24AMHamburg Hbf2h11 01:35PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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12:01PMHamburg Hbf2h20 02:21PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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12:24PMHamburg Hbf2h11 02:35PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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12:40PMHamburg Harburg2h21 03:01PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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01:01PMHamburg Hbf2h21 03:22PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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01:24PMHamburg Hbf2h11 03:35PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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01:28PMHamburg Hbf2h28 03:56PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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02:01PMHamburg Hbf2h20 04:21PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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02:24PMHamburg Hbf2h11 04:35PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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02:27PMHamburg Hbf2h34 05:01PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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03:01PMHamburg Hbf2h20 05:21PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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03:24PMHamburg Hbf2h11 05:35PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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04:01PMHamburg Hbf2h20 06:21PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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04:24PMHamburg Hbf2h11 06:35PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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04:40PMHamburg Harburg2h21 07:01PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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05:01PMHamburg Hbf2h20 07:21PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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05:24PMHamburg Hbf2h11 07:35PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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05:28PMHamburg Hbf2h43 08:11PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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06:01PMHamburg Hbf2h20 08:21PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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06:24PMHamburg Hbf2h11 08:35PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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07:01PMHamburg Hbf2h20 09:21PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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07:24PMHamburg Hbf2h11 09:35PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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07:24PMHamburg Hbf2h51 10:15PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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08:01PMHamburg Hbf2h20 10:21PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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The fastest trains from Hamburg to Kassel

Showing times and prices for Jul 29

Fastest Journey

2 h 8 m

Average

2 h 21 m

Trains per day

43

Distance

254 km

Of the 43 trains that leave Hamburg for Kassel every day 41 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 254 km distance in an average of 2 h 21 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 8 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 53 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
09:13AMHamburg Harburg2h08 11:21AMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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$751One-way
2nd Fastest
08:26AMHamburg Hbf2h09 10:35AMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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$501One-way
04:24PMHamburg Hbf2h11 06:35PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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$751One-way
12:24PMHamburg Hbf2h11 02:35PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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$751One-way
05:24PMHamburg Hbf2h11 07:35PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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$621One-way

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Train Information to Kassel from Hamburg

distanceDistance157 miles (253 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price$28 (€23)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Hamburg to Kassel cover the 157 miles (253 km) long route taking on average 2 h 55 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $28 (€23)], you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $22 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe.

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Deutsche Bahn Hamburg – Kassel

You can travel by train between Hamburg and Kassel with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $22 (€18). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Hamburg to Kassel in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your journey from Hamburg to Kassel on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Hamburg and Kassel is 157 miles (253 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Hamburg and Kassel start at $22 (€18).

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

These are Deutsche Bahn's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Hamburg and Kassel:

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

Trains from Hamburg to Kassel

As a train customer, you only need 2 hours 12 minutes with an ICE to bridge the more than 250 km long distance between the two German cities. The high-speed trains operated by Deutsche Bahn between Hamburg and Kassel depart from the Hanseatic city at Hamburg Central Station. When reaching Kassel, passengers leave the trains at Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe station. The main train station and the centre of the Hessian city are about 3 km to the east. train customers can get here within a few minutes by local trains or other means of public transport.

Which train companies travel from Hamburg to Kassel?

Trains of the Deutsche Bahn run daily and very regularly between the north German metropolis of Hamburg on the Elbe and Kassel on the Elbe. train customers almost exclusively use modern ICEs to travel by train from Hamburg to Kassel.

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

With a total journey time of 2 hours 12 minutes, train passengers travel by Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Kassel. Since most journeys end at Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe station, train passengers reach their destination without changing trains on the route. After arriving at Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe station, train customers change to a local train to continue their journey to Kassel main station. Some train connections between the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and the third largest city in Hesse take up to almost 3 hours. For example, an ICE of Deutsche Bahn departing at 3.20 hours from Hamburg Central Station at 6.15 hours arrives at Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe station.

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

Nearly every day there are 38 or 39 times the possibility to take a train from Hamburg to Kassel. Only on Sunday there are only 32 train connections available. Depending on the day of the week, trains depart early in the morning at 3.2midnight or around 5 am for Kassel at Hamburg Central Station.

What are the stations on the line Hamburg - Kassel?

Hauptbahnhof Hamburg. Only a few minutes walk from the ZOB and the pedestrian zone of Hamburg is the main station of the city. Passengers can reach it by suburban and underground trains, city buses and long-distance buses. In the building there are numerous shops and gastronomy facilities as well as ATMs available. A free W-LAN is also available.

Bahnhof Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe. This through station is located on the ICE train line between Hamburg and Munich. To get to the city center of Kassel, passengers change here to a local train in the direction of Kassel main station. Tram lines 1, 3, 4 and 7 also run here. Restaurants and shops are nearby.


Deutsche Bahn trains from Hamburg 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 Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Kassel and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Trains from Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Kassel.
FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets between Hamburg and Kassel cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Hamburg to Kassel to cost as little as $22 (€18)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket between Hamburg and Kassel?
The train price from Hamburg to Kassel is on average $28 (€23)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
What is the distance between Hamburg and Kassel by train?
The train distance from Hamburg to Kassel is around 157 miles (253 km).
How long is the train between Hamburg and Kassel?
The Hamburg to Kassel train duration is on average 2 h 55 min, which is to be expected when traveling 157 miles (253 km) from Hamburg to Kassel. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Hamburg and arrival train station in Kassel?

When taking the train to Kassel from Hamburg, you can choose to depart from train stations like Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. Your journey can end in train stations such as Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, Kassel Hbf and Kassel Hbf (tief).

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

Where is the departure train station in Hamburg located? Where is the arrival train station in Kassel located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Hamburg Hbf and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Kassel most often arrive at Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

What train companies go from Hamburg to Kassel?
If you're looking for trains from Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Kassel journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What time is the earliest train from Hamburg to Kassel? What time is the last train from Hamburg to Kassel?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Hamburg at 6: 03 AM. The last train leaves from Hamburg at 6: 50 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Hamburg to Kassel and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase the Hamburg to Kassel train for the best deals on tickets?
The price of a one way train ticket from Hamburg to Kassel is on average $28 (€23) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Hamburg to Kassel available a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Hamburg
Kassel
Hamburg Hbf
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Hamburg-Altona
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