How to travel from Kassel to Hamburg

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from Kassel to Hamburg

You can get from Kassel to Hamburg by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Kassel to Hamburg on Feb 02 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Kassel to Hamburg

distanceDistance157 miles (253 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$34 - $68
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $34 (€30) • 7 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $68 (€60) • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 157 miles (253 km) between Kassel and Hamburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $34 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Kassel to Hamburg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Kassel to Hamburg

Travel Tips: Travel to Hamburg 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 Kassel to Hamburg.

There are 4 ways to get from Kassel to Hamburg: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Hamburg from Kassel is by taking a bus, which costs on average $34 (€30).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Hamburg:

A bus is generally $23 (€20) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $57 (€50) from Kassel to Hamburg.

A bus is $34 (€30) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Kassel to Hamburg costing on average $68 (€60).

The fastest way to get to Hamburg from Kassel is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Hamburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 7 h 45 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

The distance from Kassel to Hamburg is approximately 157 miles (253 km).

The average frequency per day from Kassel to Hamburg is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • 31 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Kassel to Hamburg 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 Kassel to Hamburg:

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

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

  • You can take a bus from Kassel to Hamburg with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $34 (€30) with Flixbus from Kassel to Hamburg.
  • You can go to Hamburg from Kassel by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $68 (€60) with Deutsche Bahn from Kassel to Hamburg on Omio.

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with BlaBlaCar with 1 direct bus per day.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Kassel to Hamburg? Many Omio customers who go from Kassel to Hamburg usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Copenhagen or Amsterdam. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Copenhagen or Amsterdam from Hamburg, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $34 (€30) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost $57 (€50) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $68 (€60) one way on average.

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

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