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There are 12 ways to get from Brussels to Kassel by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice

$128 - $193

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Bus  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Essen 081
  2. Take the bus from Essen to Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe 051 / ...

$25 - $41

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Train  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ic

$113 - $168

Bus, train  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles - North to Köln
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ic

$107 - $157

Drive  •  4h 3m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Kassel 271 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Brussels to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 38m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRU - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe

$115 - $336

Fly Brussels to Paderborn, train  •  8h 8m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paderborn (PAD) BRU - PAD
  2. Take the train from Paderborn Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe

$202 - $661

Fly Brussels to Hannover, train  •  6h 2m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Hannover (HAJ) BRU - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe

$106 - $345

Fly Brussels to Nuremberg, train  •  6h 12m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Nuremberg (NUE) BRU - NUE
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe

$107 - $439

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUS - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe

$190 - $412

Train to Luxembourg, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from Brux./Brus.-Luxemb. to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Frankfurt (FRA) LUX - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe

$128 - $368

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Hannover, train  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Hannover (HAJ) AMS - HAJ
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe

$136 - $366

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Kassel is to bus which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 8h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Kassel is to drive which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 4h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Kassel. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe via Essen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Kassel. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe via Köln Hbf and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 21m.

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The distance between Brussels and Kassel is 363 km. The road distance is 433.5 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Kassel without a car is to train which takes 5h 21m and costs 110€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 5h 21m to get from Brussels to Kassel, including transfers.

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Brussels to Kassel bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Brussels to Kassel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Brusel Nord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Kassel is to train which takes 5h 21m and costs 110€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 8h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Kassel.
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  • Distance: 227.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 21m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Kassel, Germany?

You can take a train from Brussels to Kassel via Köln Hbf and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 5h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Kassel via Essen in around 8h 5m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Brussels to Paderborn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Paderborn via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Paderborn via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Paderborn via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Brussels to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Brussels to Hannover via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux./Brus.-Luxemb. to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$30 - $50
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Essen
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Essen to Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bruxelles - North to Köln
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Brussels to Kassel bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe station.

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Brussels to Kassel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Kassel is 434 km. It takes approximately 4h 3m to drive from Brussels to Kassel.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Brussels Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 290+ hotels available in Kassel. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 21m and costs 4€ - 18€.

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