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 29m

  1. Take the train from Soest to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Re11 / ...

32€ - 79€

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Bus  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe 051 / ...

10€ - 13€

2 alternative options

Train  •  4h 17m

  1. Take the train from Schwerte(Ruhr) to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe Re / ...

30€ - 49€

Drive  •  1h 21m

  1. Drive from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Kassel 155.2 km

18€ - 27€

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The cheapest 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 18€ - 27€ and takes 1h 21m.

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The distance between Dortmund Airport (DTM) and Kassel is 133 km. The road distance is 155.2 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 29m and costs 30€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 3h 29m to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Kassel, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Kassel is to train via Soest which takes 3h 29m and costs 30€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 10€ - 13€ and takes 3h 47m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Kassel is 155 km. It takes approximately 1h 21m to drive from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Kassel.

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Map of how to get from Dortmund Airport (DTM) to Kassel.
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  • Distance: 132.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 29m

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

ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH operates a train from Soest to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe every 4 hours, and the journey takes 1h 35m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dortmund to Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe 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 Soest to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Soest to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Soest to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Schwerte(Ruhr) to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 to Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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