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Duration 4h 28m
Distance 356.4 km
Average price €70
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dresden and Kassel takes 4h 28m and the fastest train takes 4h 26m. The train service runs several times per day from Dresden to Kassel. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Dresden Hbf
  2. Bad Hersfeld
  3. Kassel
4h 15m
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Dresden to Kassel train times

Trains run every four hours between Dresden Hbf and Kassel. The earliest departure is at 06:20 in the morning, and the last departure from Dresden Hbf is at 18:20 which arrives into Kassel at 22:57. All services require a transfer at BAD HERSFELD and take an average of 4h 28m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Dresden to Kassel. However, there are services departing from Dresden Hbf and arriving at Kassel Hbf via Bad Hersfeld. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 15m.

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The distance between Dresden and Kassel is 297 km. The road distance is 356.4 km.

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Dresden to Kassel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Dresden Hbf station.

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Dresden to Kassel train services, operated by cantus Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH, arrive at Kassel Hbf station.

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