How to travel from Kassel to Paderborn

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Travel Information to Paderborn from Kassel

distanceDistance42 miles (68 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$7 - $24
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $7 (€6) • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $7 (€6) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train or bus to travel 42 miles (68 km) between Kassel and Paderborn. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Kassel to Paderborn.

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from Kassel to Paderborn

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

Our recommendation

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

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Deutsche Bahn

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Travel from Kassel to Paderborn on FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your travel from Kassel to Paderborn. DB uses different types of travel such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Kassel to Paderborn

      FAQs: Travel to Paderborn 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 Paderborn.

      There are 2 options to travel between Kassel and Paderborn including taking a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Paderborn from Kassel is by taking a bus, which costs on average $7 (€6).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Kassel to Paderborn:

      Taking a bus costs $17 (€15) less than taking a train, which costs on average $24 (€21) for the same trip.

      The quickest way to travel between Kassel and Paderborn is by bus, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Train takes on average 1 h 20 min.

      The distance from Kassel to Paderborn is approximately 42 miles (68 km).

      The average frequency per day from Kassel to Paderborn is:

      • 1 bus per day.
      • 7 trains per day.

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

      • Buses from Kassel to Paderborn most often leave from Kassel, Fernbusbahnhof and arrive in Paderborn, Hauptbahnhof.
      • Trains most often depart from Kassel at Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe and arrive in Paderborn at Paderborn Hbf.

      The following travel companies offer services from Kassel to Paderborn:

      • Travel with BlaBlaCar or FlixBus to go to Paderborn by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Kassel to Paderborn tickets on Omio for $7 (€6).
      • Deutsche Bahn, NordWestBahn or National Express can get you to Paderborn by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Kassel to Paderborn for $24 (€21) on Omio.

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

      • Direct bus available with FlixBus 1 direct bus per day.
      • Direct train available with National Express 4 direct trains per day.

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

      Your trip from Kassel to Paderborn doesn't have to end in Paderborn. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Munich, Berlin, Paris, Amsterdam or Düsseldorf. If you’d like to add Munich, Berlin, Paris, Amsterdam or Düsseldorf to your Kassel to Paderborn tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Paderborn today!

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