How to travel from Cologne to Kassel

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Travel Information to Kassel from Cologne

distanceDistance113 miles (182 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $44
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $33 (€32) • 3 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $44 (€42) • 2 h 43 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 113 miles (182 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Cologne and Kassel. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 43 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $33 (€32). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Kassel.

Travel Tips: Travel from Cologne to Kassel

Travel Tips: 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 Cologne to Kassel.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Kassel from Cologne. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Kassel from Cologne is by taking a bus with an average price of $33 (€32).

This is compared to other travel options to Kassel:

A bus is $10 (€10) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Cologne to Kassel costing on average $44 (€42).

The fastest way to get to Kassel from Cologne is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 43 min.

Other travel options to Kassel can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Kassel by bus can take on average 3 h 25 min.

The distance is approximately 113 miles (182 km) from Cologne to Kassel.

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Kassel is:

  • 28 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cologne to Kassel:

  • Buses mostly leave from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and tend to arrive in Kassel, Kaufungen Papierfabrik.
  • Trains mostly leave from Köln Hbf and tend to arrive in Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Kassel, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Kassel by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Cologne to Kassel for $33 (€32).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Kassel by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Kassel for $44 (€42).
Looking to extend your trip from Cologne to Kassel? Many Omio customers who go from Cologne to Kassel usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich from Kassel, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Cologne to Kassel, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $33 (€32) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $44 (€42) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Kassel online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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