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Duration 6h 10m
Distance 619.2 km
Average price 180€
Frequency 6/day

Trip overview

The average train between Zug and Kassel takes 6h 10m and the fastest train takes 5h 48m. The train service runs several times per day from Zug 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. Zuerich Hb
  2. Kassel
7h 5m
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117€ - 181€

Zug to Kassel train times

Trains run every four hours between Zug and Kassel. The service departs Zug at 16:31 in the afternoon, which arrives into Kassel at 23:07. All services require a transfer at Zürich HB and take an average of 6h 10m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Zug 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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No, there is no direct train from Zug to Kassel. However, there are services departing from Zug and arriving at Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe via Zuerich Hb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 5m.

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The distance between Zug and Kassel is 466 km. The road distance is 619.2 km.

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Zug to Kassel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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

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What companies run services between Zug and Kassel?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Zuerich Hb to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe every 3 hours. Tickets cost 100€ - 150€ and the journey takes 5h 19m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 150€

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).

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+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Train from Zuerich Hb to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Deutsche Bahn

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