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Train Information between Kassel and Heidelberg

distanceDistance136 miles (219 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 10 min
priceAverage train ticket price$29 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or FlixTrain

Trains from Kassel to Heidelberg cover the 136 miles (219 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 10 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $29 (€24), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $29 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

Train companies

Kassel to Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Kassel and Heidelberg from $29 (€24). 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 Kassel and Heidelberg. 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 Heidelberg train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 36 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 6 a day

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Kassel to Heidelberg:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Kassel to Heidelberg
Travel by train to Heidelberg 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 Kassel to Heidelberg.
What is the price of the cheapest train from Kassel to Heidelberg?
Train tickets from Kassel to Heidelberg for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $29 (€24)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket to Heidelberg from Kassel?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Kassel to Heidelberg train price to come in at an average of $29 (€24)  one way.
How far is Heidelberg from Kassel by train?
The Kassel to Heidelberg train distance is approximately 136 miles (219 km).
What is the Kassel to Heidelberg train travel time?
The train time between Kassel and Heidelberg is on average 3 h 10 min  for the 136 miles (219 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Kassel to Heidelberg by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Kassel to Heidelberg, which train station in Kassel do I depart from and which train station in Heidelberg do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Kassel to start your trip from including Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, Kassel Hbf and Kassel Hbf (tief). In Heidelberg you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Pfaffengrund/Wieblingen and Heidelberg-Altstadt.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe   and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, which is located around 2 mile (s) / 3 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Heidelberg Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

What train companies offer a service from Kassel to Heidelberg?
If you're looking for trains from Kassel to Heidelberg, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain to get you to Heidelberg. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Kassel to Heidelberg route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there between Kassel and Heidelberg?
The average number of trains departing Kassel for Heidelberg is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Kassel to Heidelberg? When does the last train depart from Kassel to Heidelberg?
The first Kassel to Heidelberg train departs at 3: 03 PM   and the last train from Kassel to Heidelberg leaves at 8: 23 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Kassel to Heidelberg on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Kassel to Heidelberg to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Kassel to Heidelberg is on average $29 (€24) 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 companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Heidelberg from Kassel available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe is the most popular Kassel 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 Kassel for your trip to Heidelberg.