How to travel from Berlin to Kassel

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from Berlin to Kassel

How to get from Berlin to Kassel by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Berlin to Kassel is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Berlin to Kassel

distanceDistance185 miles (299 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$22 - $29
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $22 (€19) • 5 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $29 (€25) • 3 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 185 miles (299 km) by train or bus from Berlin to Kassel. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Berlin to Kassel.

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Travel to Kassel from Berlin on Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel 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 travel from Berlin to Kassel. DB uses different types of travel 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 travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Berlin to Kassel

      FAQs: Travel 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 Berlin to Kassel.

      There are 2 travel options to Kassel from Berlin. You can take a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Kassel is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $22 (€19) compared to other travel options to Kassel:

      A bus is $7 (€6) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Berlin to Kassel costing on average $29 (€25).

      The fastest way to get to Kassel from Berlin is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 9 min.

      Other travel options to Kassel take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 5 h of travel time.

      The Berlin to Kassel distance is around 185 miles (299 km).

      The average frequency per day from Berlin to Kassel is:

      • 8 trains a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Berlin to Kassel as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Berlin to Kassel:

      • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Berlin to Kassel depart from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof to Kassel, Fernbusbahnhof.
      • Most travelers catch their train from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Berlin to Kassel:

      • You can go to Kassel from Berlin by bus with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $22 (€19) with FlixBus from Berlin to Kassel on Omio.
      • You can travel between Berlin and Kassel by train with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $29 (€25) with FlixTrain from Berlin to Kassel.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Berlin to Kassel with the following travel companies:

      • You can find 8 direct trains per day to Kassel with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain.

      Direct services to Kassel tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

      Your trip from Berlin to Kassel doesn't have to end in Kassel. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg, Munich or Paris. If you’d like to add Frankfurt am Main, Hamburg, Munich or Paris to your Berlin to Kassel tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Kassel today!

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