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Duration 1h 50m
Distance 189.8 km
Average price 45€
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Frankfurt am Main and Kassel takes 1h 50m and the fastest train takes 1h 21m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Frankfurt am Main 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.

Train

  1. Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Kassel
1h 30m
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30€ - 75€

Frankfurt am Main to Kassel train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Frankfurt am Main and Kassel. The earliest departure is at 13:14 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Frankfurt am Main is at 22:21 which arrives into Kassel at 00:48. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 1h 50m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 30m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Kassel is 145 km. The road distance is 189.8 km.

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Frankfurt am Main to Kassel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Kassel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe station.

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What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main and Kassel?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe hourly. Tickets cost 35€ - 55€ and the journey takes 1h 30m. Three other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HLB Hessische Landesbahn
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours

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