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from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel

You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel on Sep 28 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:58PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf1h21 07:19PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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$301One-way
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02:20PMFrankfurt (Main) Süd1h25 03:45PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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$221One-way
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06:58PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf1h25 08:23PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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$301One-way
06:20PMFrankfurt (Main) Süd1h25 07:45PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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$301One-way
07:14PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf1h29 08:43PMKassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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$301One-way

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Sep 27
$25Deutsche Bahn
Tue
Sep 28
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Sep 29
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Sep 30
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Oct 1
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$22Deutsche Bahn
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$22Deutsche Bahn
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$22Deutsche Bahn
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$22Deutsche Bahn
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$22Deutsche Bahn
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$22Deutsche Bahn
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Oct 8
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$22Deutsche Bahn
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$22Deutsche Bahn
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Oct 11
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$22Deutsche Bahn
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$22Deutsche Bahn
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$22Deutsche Bahn
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Oct 15
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$22Deutsche Bahn
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$22Deutsche Bahn

Travel Information between Frankfurt am Main and Kassel

distanceDistance90 miles (145 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 1 h 21 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Travel 90 miles (145 km) by train between Frankfurt am Main and Kassel. Deutsche Bahn is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel.

How to Travel from Frankfurt to Kassel

Traveling from Frankfurt to Kassel is possible by bus or train with journey times between 1:18 h and 3:05 h. Flying is not a viable way of making the journey since Frankfurt and Kassel are located quite close together. Taking the train is usually the quickest method of traveling from Frankfurt to Kassel. There are over 50 trains and 6-8 buses making the journey every day. Buses traveling from Frankfurt to Kassel are operated by FlixBus and Eurolines, while all trains are operated by Deutsche Bahn

Frankfurt to Kassel Travel Comparison


Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€21

3:05 h

1 Month Ahead

trains

€35

1:18 h

2 Months Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Frankfurt to Kassel?

Cheapest way to travel from Frankfurt to Kassel


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Frankfurt to Kassel. Frankfurt to Kassel buses depart from either Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof or Flughafen Terminal 2 and take just over 3 hours to arrive at Kassel Busparkplatz for direct journeys. Some buses require a transfer in Mannheim, Heidelberg, or Düsseldorf,  which usually take between 7½ and 8 hours to arrive in Kassel. There are between 6-8 buses traveling from Frankfurt to Kassel every day. The first Frankfurt to Kassel bus departs at 3:45 a.m., while the last bus leaves Frankfurt at 12:15 p.m. Bus companies that travel from Frankfurt to Kassel include Flixbus and Eurolines.


Fastest way to travel from Frankfurt to Kassel


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Taking the train is the fastest way to travel from Frankfurt to Kassel. Trains traveling from Frankfurt to Kassel depart from either Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof or Süd train station and take at least 1:18 h to arrive at either Kassel Hauptbahnhof or Wilhelmshöhe train station. Most trains traveling from Frankfurt to Kassel are direct; however, occasional services do transfer in Fulda, Bebra, or Marburg. All trains traveling from Frankfurt to Kassel are operated by Deutsche Bahn.


Most popular way to travel from Frankfurt to Kassel


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Frankfurt to Kassel. While taking the train is more expensive than taking the bus, it is also nearly 2 hours faster. Frankfurt to Kassel trains also making the journey more frequently than buses. There are over 50 trains traveling from Frankfurt to Kassel per day, while only 6-8 buses make the journey. The first train traveling from Frankfurt to Kassel departs at 5:06 a.m., while the last train leaves Frankfurt at 12:31 a.m.



Travel Tips

Travel from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel
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 Frankfurt am Main to Kassel.
FAQs
How do I reach Kassel from Frankfurt am Main?

Travel Frankfurt am Main to Kassel by train.

What is the fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel?

Traveling by train is also the quickest way from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel. It takes on average 1 h 21 min   to travel this journey.

What is the distance between Frankfurt am Main and Kassel?

The Frankfurt am Main to Kassel distance is around 90 miles (145 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel?

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel is:

  • Around 50 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Frankfurt am Main and in Kassel?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel:

  • Most travelers catch their train from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe.
Who can get me from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between Frankfurt am Main and Kassel:

  • You can go to Kassel from Frankfurt am Main by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $22 (€18) with Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel?
Your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel doesn't have to end in Kassel. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Munich or Hamburg. If you’d like to add Berlin, Munich or Hamburg to your Frankfurt am Main to Kassel tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Kassel today!
How early should I purchase tickets to Kassel from Frankfurt am Main online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A train ticket is costing on average $22 (€18) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Frankfurt am Main to Kassel tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.