Hamburg to Kassel train

Cheap train tickets from Hamburg to Kassel

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Cheapest

18

Average

35

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.

Deutsche Bahn
03:54AMHamburg2h27 06:21AMKassel
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181One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:50PMHamburg8h23 04:13AMKassel
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07:01PMHamburg2h20 09:21PMKassel
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06:24PMHamburg2h11 08:35PMKassel
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321One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:07PMHamburg7h06 04:13AMKassel
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691One-way

Train schedule from Hamburg to Kassel

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Deutsche Bahn
03:54AMHamburg2h27 06:21AMKassel
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06:24PMHamburg2h11 08:35PMKassel
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07:01PMHamburg2h20 09:21PMKassel
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07:50PMHamburg8h23 04:13AMKassel
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09:07PMHamburg7h06 04:13AMKassel
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09:28PMHamburg6h45 04:13AMKassel
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Fastest train times from Hamburg to Kassel

Showing times and prices for Feb 09

Fastest Journey

2 h 11 m

Average

4 h 9 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

254 km

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.

Deutsche Bahn
06:24PMHamburg2h11 08:35PMKassel
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321One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:01PMHamburg2h20 09:21PMKassel
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321One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:54AMHamburg2h27 06:21AMKassel
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181One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:28PMHamburg6h45 04:13AMKassel
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791One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:07PMHamburg7h06 04:13AMKassel
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691One-way

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Overview: Train from Hamburg to Kassel

distanceDistance157 miles (253 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price$16 (€14)
frequencyTrain frequency35 a day
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersDeutsche 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.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Kassel trains

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

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:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 35 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 35 a day


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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Travel Tips: Trains from Hamburg to Kassel

Travel Tips: 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
Train tickets between Hamburg and Kassel for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $11 (€10)  one way in the next 7 days.
The Hamburg to Kassel train ticket price is on average $16 (€14)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.
You should expect to travel around 157 miles (253 km)  to Kassel from Hamburg by train.
The Hamburg to Kassel train duration is on average 2 h 11 min, which is to be expected when traveling 157 miles (253 km) to Kassel from Hamburg. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

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.

For the best Hamburg to Kassel train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Hamburg and Kassel to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, you can search for direct trains from Hamburg to Kassel on Omio with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
On average, there are 35 trains a day from Hamburg to Kassel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Hamburg to Kassel leaves at 6: 24 PM. The last train departing from Hamburg to Kassel leaves at 6: 24 PM. You can find the latest Hamburg to Kassel train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Kassel from Hamburg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $16 (€14) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Hamburg to Kassel a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this connection

Hamburg
Kassel
Hamburg Hbf is the most popular Hamburg 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 Hamburg for your trip to Kassel.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 4039184400
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 30 | Sat - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 15
Public transit options for Hamburg Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U3, U4
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S11, S21, S31
Bus lines: 2, 5, 6, 16, 17, 19, 112, X35, 31, 37
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FLX, NJ, RE, RB, IRE
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
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