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There are 4 ways to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Kassel by train, bus or car

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Train via Soest  •  3h 13m

  1. Take the train from Holzwickede to Soest Re
  2. Take the train from Soest to Kassel Hbf Re / ...

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Bus  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund central bus station to Kassel 023

10€ - 13€

2 alternative options

Train  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the train from Unna to Kassel Hbf Re

Drive  •  1h 17m

  1. Drive from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Kassel 155.1 km

16€ - 25€

Dortmund Airport (DTM) → Kassel
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The most affordable way to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Kassel is to bus, which costs 10€ - 13€ and takes 3h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Kassel is to drive which costs 16€ - 25€ and takes 1h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Kassel. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Airport/Terminal and arriving at Kassel Scheidemannplatz via Dortmund central bus station and Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 47m.

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The distance between Dortmund Airport (DTM) and Kassel is 133 km. The road distance is 155.1 km.

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The best way to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Kassel without a car is to train via Soest which takes 3h 13m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 13m to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Kassel, including transfers.

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Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Kassel bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Dortmund central bus station.

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The best way to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Kassel is to train via Soest which takes 3h 13m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 13€ and takes 3h 47m.

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Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Kassel bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Kassel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Kassel is 155 km. It takes approximately 1h 17m to drive from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Kassel.

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  • Distance: 132.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 13m

What companies run services between Dortmund Airport (DTM), Germany and Kassel, Germany?

You can take a train from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Kassel via Holzwickede, Holzwickede Bf, Holzwickede, and Soest in around 3h 13m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dortmund central bus station to Kassel 4 times a week. Tickets cost 10€ - 13€ and the journey takes 2h 5m.

Train operators
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Holzwickede to Soest
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Eurobahn
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Soest to Kassel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio
Train from Unna to Kassel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Soest to Kassel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund central bus station to Kassel
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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