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Train Information to Kassel from Salzburg

distanceDistance290 miles (467 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$30 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Salzburg to Kassel cover the 290 miles (467 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 47 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $30 (€24), but the average price of train tickets is $30 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe.

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Travel with Deutsche Bahn between Salzburg and Kassel

Travel between Salzburg and Kassel from $30 (€24) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 290 miles (467 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) between Salzburg and Kassel. Check the DB train schedule for your trip between Salzburg and Kassel on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Salzburg to Kassel you can pay as low as $30 (€24).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes 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.

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, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Salzburg and Kassel don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Salzburg 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 Salzburg to Kassel.
FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Salzburg and Kassel?

Travel by train between Salzburg, Austria and Kassel, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Kassel from Salzburg restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Salzburg?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Kassel, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 9/26/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Salzburg to Kassel closer to your date of departure here

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Kassel, Germany to Salzburg, Austria?

Return travel from Germany to Austria is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Salzburg from Kassel?

Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Austria from Kassel?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/26/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Salzburg from Kassel.

How much do cheap trains to Kassel from Salzburg cost?
Train tickets from Salzburg to Kassel for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $30 (€24)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket between Salzburg and Kassel?
The Salzburg to Kassel train ticket price is on average $30 (€24)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
How far is Salzburg to Kassel by train?
You should expect to travel around 290 miles (467 km)  to Kassel from Salzburg by train.
How many hours is the train time between Salzburg and Kassel?
While the time it takes to travel 290 miles (467 km) to Kassel from Salzburg can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Salzburg to Kassel train journey time is on average 6 h 47 min.
When traveling by train from Salzburg to Kassel, which train station in Salzburg do I depart from and which train station in Kassel do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Salzburg to start your trip from including Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof. In Kassel you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, Kassel Hbf and Kassel Hbf (tief).

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

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe and need to travel approximately 2 mile (s) / 3 km from the train station to the city center in Kassel.

Which train companies should I travel with from Salzburg to Kassel?
For the best Salzburg to Kassel train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Kassel from Salzburg to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains per day are there between Salzburg and Kassel?
On average, there are 8 trains a day from Salzburg to Kassel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Salzburg to Kassel? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Salzburg at 8: 00 AM. The last train leaves from Salzburg at 8: 58 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Salzburg to Kassel and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase the Salzburg to Kassel train for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you buy train tickets from Salzburg to Kassel within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $30 (€24) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Salzburg to Kassel a few months in advance.