How to travel from Zurich to Kassel

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Travel Information between Zurich and Kassel

distanceDistance275 miles (444 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, flight or bus
priceTicket price range$32 - $109
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€28) • 13 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $109 (€94) • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar, SWISS or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 275 miles (444 km) by train, flight or bus from Zurich to Kassel. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar, SWISS or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Zurich to Kassel.

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from Zurich to Kassel

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

Our recommendation

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

06:40AMKassel, Busparkplatz
1 transfer
06:40AMKassel, Busparkplatz
1 transfer
Zurich Airport (ZRH)
12:20PMFrankfurt am Main Airport (FRA)
0 transfers
Other options
Deutsche Bahn
Zürich Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
Zürich Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
Zürich Hbf
1 transfer
Air France
Zurich Airport (ZRH)
10:30PMHannover Airport (HAJ)
1 transfer
Air France
Zurich Airport (ZRH)
10:30PMHannover Airport (HAJ)
1 transfer
Zurich Airport (ZRH)
10:15AMHannover Airport (HAJ)
1 transfer

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Airlines, Train and Bus from Zurich to Kassel

Travel on Deutsche Bahn, FlixBus and SWISS travel between Zurich and Kassel 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 Zurich to Kassel 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.

      Swiss is Switzerland’s leading airline and offers Economy and Business ticket fares for your next travel to Kassel from Zurich.

        FAQs: Travel from Zurich to Kassel

        FAQs: 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 Zurich to Kassel.

        There are 3 travel options between Zurich and Kassel. You can take a train, flight or bus.

        The cheapest way to go to Kassel from Zurich is by taking a bus, which costs on average $32 (€28).

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

        A bus is $77 (€66) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $109 (€94) from Zurich to Kassel.

        A bus is $2 (€2) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Zurich to Kassel costing on average $35 (€30).

        The fastest way from Zurich to Kassel is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 40 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Kassel that take longer:

        Taking a bus requires on average 13 h 20 min of travel time.

        Getting to Kassel by train takes 5 h 20 min on average.

        You should expect to travel around 275 miles (444 km) between Zurich and Kassel.

        The average frequency per day from Zurich to Kassel is:

        • 5 trains a day.

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

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

        • Trains most often depart from Zurich at Zürich Hbf and arrive in Kassel at Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe.

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

        • You can travel by bus from Zurich to Kassel with BlaBlaCar or FlixBus, and you can find FlixBus Zurich to Kassel tickets for $32 (€28) on Omio.
        • You can go to Kassel from Zurich by train with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE. You'll see cheap train tickets for $35 (€30) with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Kassel on Omio.

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

        • 1 direct train per day with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE.

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

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

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