How to travel from Hamburg to Kassel

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Travel Information to Kassel from Hamburg

distanceDistance157 miles (253 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $23
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $12 (€11) • 6 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $23 (€20) • 2 h 33 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixTrain

Travel 157 miles (253 km) by bus or train between Hamburg and Kassel. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 33 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $12 (€11). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Hamburg to Kassel.

Travel Tips: Travel from Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Kassel.

There are 2 ways to get from Hamburg to Kassel: bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Kassel is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $12 (€11) compared to other travel options to Kassel:

Taking a bus is about $10 (€9) less than taking a train, which costs on average $23 (€20) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Kassel from Hamburg is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 33 min.

Other travel options to Kassel can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 6 h 35 min   of travel time.

Kassel is approximately 157 miles (253 km) away from Hamburg.

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Kassel is:

  • 3 buses per day.
  • 35 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Hamburg at Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14 and arrive in Kassel at Kassel, Kaufungen Papierfabrik.
  • Trains mostly leave from Hamburg Hbf and tend to arrive in Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe.

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

  • You can travel to Kassel from Hamburg by train with FlixTrain. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $23 (€20) with FlixTrain from Hamburg to Kassel.

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

  • You'll find 2 direct buses a day to Kassel with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.

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.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Hamburg to Kassel often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Hamburg and Kassel itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Kassel and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $12 (€11) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $23 (€20) one way.

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

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