How to travel from Kassel to Hamburg

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from Kassel to Hamburg

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

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

FlixBus
06:45AM6h35
Kassel, Busparkplatz
01:20PMHamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof
$291One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
06:45AM6h35
Kassel, Busparkplatz
01:20PMHamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof
$291One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
08:36AM2h58
Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
11:34AMHamburg Hbf
$1191One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Deutsche Bahn
09:36AM3h00
Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
12:36PMHamburg Hbf
$1191One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:21AM3h08
Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
12:29PMHamburg Hbf
$1191One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:22AM3h07
Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
11:29AMHamburg Hbf
$1191One-way
0 transfers
City Lines
03:45PM5h30
Kassel, Busparkplatz
09:15PMHamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof
$391One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
01:15PM8h15
Kassel, Busparkplatz
09:30PMHamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof
$401One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
11:50AM9h55
Kassel, Kaufungen Papierfabrik
09:45PMHamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof
$471One-way
1 transfer

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Travel Information to Hamburg from Kassel

distanceDistance157 miles (253 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$15 - $17
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $15 (€13) • 2 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $15 (€13) • 2 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train or bus to travel 157 miles (253 km) to Hamburg from Kassel. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Kassel to Hamburg.

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Travel on Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus travel from Kassel to Hamburg at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Kassel to Hamburg travel.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Travel from Kassel to Hamburg

      FAQs: 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.
      FAQs

      There are 2 travel options from Kassel to Hamburg: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to get from Kassel to Hamburg is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $15 (€13) compared to other travel options to Hamburg:

      Taking a train costs $2 (€2) less than taking a bus, which average ticket prices of $17 (€15).

      A train is () less than a ferry for this trip with tickets for a ferry from Kassel to Hamburg costing on average ().

      Taking a train costs () less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of ().

      The quickest way to travel from Kassel to Hamburg is by train, which takes on average 2 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Bus takes 6 h 35 min on average.

      You should expect to travel around 157 miles (253 km) between Kassel and Hamburg.

      The average frequency per day from Kassel to Hamburg is:

      • 3 buses per day.
      • 10 trains per day.

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

      • Buses mostly leave from Kassel, Fernbusbahnhof and tend to arrive in Hamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof.
      • Trains from Kassel to Hamburg most often leave from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

      The following travel companies offer services from Kassel to Hamburg:

      • Travel with BlaBlaCar, FlixBus or City Lines to go to Hamburg by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Kassel to Hamburg tickets on Omio for $17 (€15).
      • Travel with Deutsche Bahn, Metronom, FlixTrain or National Express for trains to Hamburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Kassel to Hamburg tickets on Omio for $15 (€13).

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

      • Direct bus available with FlixBus 2 direct buses 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 between Kassel and Hamburg.

      Omio customers who travel from Kassel to Hamburg often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Copenhagen, Paris, Amsterdam or Stockholm. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Hamburg and these popular destinations at a great price.

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