There are 9 ways to get from Brussels to Kassel by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf  •  5 h 32 min

  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

$111 - $199

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Bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe 264

$27 - $50

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Train  •  6 h 56 min

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

$119 - $169

Drive  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Kassel 271 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Brussels to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 29 min

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

$107 - $341

Fly Brussels to Paderborn, train  •  8 h 9 min

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

$218 - $671

Fly Brussels to Hannover, train  •  5 h 55 min

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

$121 - $350

Fly Brussels to Nuremberg, train  •  6 h 9 min

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

$122 - $444

Train to Luxembourg, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Luxemburg/brux.-Luxembourg to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Frankfurt (FRA) LUX - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe

$106 - $374

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Kassel is to bus which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Kassel is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 4 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station station and arriving at Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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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 5 h 32 min.

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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 5 h 32 min and costs 90€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min 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 5 h 32 min and costs 90€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 50 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Kassel.
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  • Distance: 227.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Kassel via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 5 h 32 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Brussels to Kassel once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $50 and the journey takes 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Brussels to Paderborn via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Paderborn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Paderborn via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Paderborn via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Brussels to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Hannover via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Frankfurt via Basel
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Brussels to Hannover via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Brussels to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
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
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $70
Train from Köln Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Luxemburg/brux.-Luxembourg to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
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 Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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