How to travel from Zurich to Kassel

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Travel Information between Zurich and Kassel

distanceDistance275 miles (444 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $114
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $29 (€26) • 8 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $29 (€26) • 8 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 275 miles (444 km) by flight or train to Kassel from Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 8 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€26). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are KLM or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Kassel.

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Travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Kassel, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Kassel from Zurich restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Kassel, Germany from Zurich?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Kassel, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 5/21/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Zurich to Kassel closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Zurich, Switzerland was last verified on 5/9/22. 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.

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Zurich and Kassel. You can take a flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Kassel from Zurich is by taking a train with an average price of $29 (€26).

This is compared to other travel options to Kassel:

Taking a train is about $85 (€76) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $114 (€102) for this route.

The fastest way to get to Kassel from Zurich is by train with an average travel time of 8 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Kassel can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 13 h 5 min.

The distance is approximately 275 miles (444 km) from Zurich to Kassel.

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Kassel is:

  • Around 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.

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

  • Trains most often depart from Zurich at Zürich HB 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 take a flight from Zurich to Kassel with KLM. Cheap tickets can be found for $114 (€102) with KLM from Zurich to Kassel.
  • You can go to Kassel from Zurich by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $29 (€26) with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Kassel on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Zurich to Kassel often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Zurich and Kassel itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Kassel and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $114 (€102) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $29 (€26) one way.

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

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