The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Hamburg to Kassel is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2 h 11 m
4 h 9 m
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Of the 5 trains that leave Hamburg for Kassel every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||157 miles (253 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 11 min|
|Average train ticket price||$16 (€14)|
|Train frequency||35 a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Hamburg to Kassel cover the 157 miles (253 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 11 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 35 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $11 (€10), but the average price of train tickets is $16 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe.
Deutsche Bahn trains will get you to Kassel from Hamburg from $11 (€10). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
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 between Hamburg and Kassel. 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.
Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Kassel train information:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
When taking a train from Hamburg, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. When you arrive in Kassel, your train can arrive in train stations including Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, Kassel Hbf and Kassel, Hauptbahnhof Nord.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Hamburg Hbf and need to travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 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 2.7 miles (4.4 km) from this train station to the city center.
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