The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Kassel to Hamburg is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
2 h 12 m
2 h 37 m
Trains per day
Of the 45 trains that leave Kassel for Hamburg every day 41 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 15 min|
|Average train ticket price||$17 (€15)|
|Train frequency||33 a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Kassel to Hamburg cover the 157 miles (253 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 15 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 33 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $11 (€10), but the average price of train tickets is $17 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.
Travel from Kassel to Hamburg from $11 (€10) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.
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 Hamburg from 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.
Kassel to Hamburg train information with Deutsche Bahn:
There are regular train connections between Kassel and Hamburg. Due to the different route and the different number of transfer stops, the distance from Kassel to Hamburg takes different lengths to cover. This is also reflected in the prices.
The route between Kassel and Hamburg is covered exclusively by Deutsche Bahn. ICEs or also cheap regional trains are used.
The travel time between Kassel and Hamburg is very different. The fastest direct connections cover the distance in about 2 hours. The night train needs the longest time, it is after a journey of scarcely 8 hours at 7.40 in Hamburg.
There are several trains every hour between Kassel and Hamburg throughout the day.
At which station does the train start in Kassel? Kassel main station is located in the centre of the city just 2 km from the university. There is a café and smaller shops. The station can be easily reached by public transport. The exit from Kassel bf Wilhelmshöhe is about 4 km further to the west of the city.
At which station does the train arrive in Hamburg? Hamburg Central Station is one of the most important transport hubs in Germany. From here the traveller can reach almost all €pean capitals. The HBF Hamburg is also the most important public transport junction in Hamburg.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
When departing from Kassel, you have various train station options to start your route from including Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, Kassel Hbf and Kassel, Hauptbahnhof Nord. When arriving in Hamburg, you can end your trip in train stations like Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg.
Omio customers book a train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf most frequently for this route.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, which is located around 2.7 miles (4.4 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Hamburg Hbf, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center.
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