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from Zurich to Kassel

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Travel Information from Zurich to Kassel

distanceDistance275 miles (444 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $248
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $24 (€19) • 7 h 18 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $248 (€198) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight or train to travel 275 miles (444 km) from Zurich to Kassel. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are KLM or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Zurich to Kassel.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Kassel, Germany?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Kassel, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Switzerland enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Kassel from Zurich?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Kassel, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 9/21/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Zurich to Kassel.

Are there restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Kassel, Germany due to the coronavirus pandemic?

Return travel to Zurich, Switzerland from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Germany?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Zurich, Switzerland was last verified on 9/20/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Zurich from Kassel.

What are the ways to get from Zurich to Kassel?

There are 2 ways to travel to Kassel from Zurich including taking a flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Zurich to Kassel?

The cheapest way to go to Kassel from Zurich is by taking a train, which costs on average $24 (€19).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Kassel:

Taking a train is about $225 (€180) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $248 (€198) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to travel to Kassel from Zurich?

The fastest way to get to Kassel from Zurich is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

Other travel options to Kassel can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Kassel by train can take on average 7 h 18 min.

What is the distance between Zurich and Kassel?

Kassel is approximately 275 miles (444 km) away from Zurich.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Zurich to Kassel?

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Kassel is:

  • 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Zurich and Kassel as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Zurich? Where do I arrive in Kassel?

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

  • Most travelers catch their train from Zürich HB and arrive in Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe.
Which travel companies can take me from Zurich to Kassel?

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

  • You can go to Kassel from Zurich by plane with KLM. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $248 (€198) with KLM from Zurich to Kassel on Omio.
  • You can travel from Zurich to Kassel by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $24 (€19) with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Kassel.
Is there a direct service between Zurich and Kassel?

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

  • You'll find 10 direct trains per day with Deutsche Bahn.

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 between Zurich and Kassel.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Zurich to Kassel?
Your trip from Zurich to Kassel doesn't have to end in Kassel. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich. If you’d like to add Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich to your Zurich to Kassel tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Kassel today!
When should I book a ticket from Zurich to Kassel online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket costs $248 (€198) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $24 (€19) one way.

But we recommend booking Zurich 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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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Kassel
Zürich HB
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