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There are 4 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kassel by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice

$45 - $65

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Bus  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe N110

$15 - $20

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 44m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kassel 124.4 miles

$26 - $40

Fly, train  •  3h 7m

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

$151 - $279

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kassel is to bus which costs 13€ - 17€ and takes 3h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kassel is to train which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 1h 36m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and arriving at Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 36m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Kassel is 155 km. The road distance is 199 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kassel without a car is to train which takes 1h 36m and costs 35€ - 55€.

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The train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe takes 1h 36m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kassel bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kassel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kassel is to train which takes 1h 36m and costs 35€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 17€ and takes 3h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kassel.
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  • Distance: 97 miles
  • Duration: 1h 36m

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Kassel, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kassel hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 1h 36m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kassel 5 times a week. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 3h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paderborn
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Paderborn Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kassel bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kassel train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kassel is 199 km. It takes approximately 1h 44m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kassel.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Paderborn Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Kassel bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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

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