There are 4 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice / ...

$40 - $65

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Kassel 116.7 miles

$7 - $15

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel

$40 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel 118.6 miles

$24 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel is to rideshare which costs 6€ - 13€ and takes 2 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Kassel is 145 km. The road distance is 190 km.

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The train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe takes 1 h 21 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt am Main and arriving at Kassel. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Kassel, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Kassel
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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