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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  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the train from Unna to Kassel Hbf Re11

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Bus  •  3h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund central bus station to Kassel 051 / ...

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Train via Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the train from Unna to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe Re

Drive  •  1h 17m

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

Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Kassel by bus and train

The journey time between Dortmund Airport (DTM) and Kassel is around 3h 16m and covers a distance of around 195 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Verkehrsgesellschaft Kreis Unna mbH and ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH, the Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Kassel service departs from Dortmund Airport and arrives in Kassel Hbf. Typically 40 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

40 Weekly Services
3h 16m Average Duration
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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 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Kassel is to drive which costs €19 - €28 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 and arriving at Kassel via Dortmund central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 27m.

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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 which takes 3h 16m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 16m 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 which takes 3h 16m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €10 - €13 and takes 3h 27m.

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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 16m

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

ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH operates a train from Unna to Kassel Hbf every 4 hours, and the journey takes 1h 52m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dortmund central bus station to Kassel every 4 hours. Tickets cost €10 - €13 and the journey takes 2h 5m.

Train operators
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Unna to Kassel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Unna to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
National Express Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Unna to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Abellio
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund central bus station to Kassel
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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