There are 10 ways to get from Geneva to Kassel by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice

$180 - $301

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Bus, train  •  14 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Basel City Center
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the bus from Freiburg to Kassel

$63 - $99

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Train via Bern  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Bern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice

$181 - $308

Bus  •  13 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Geneva to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N122 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Kassel

$76 - $119

Drive  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Geneva to Kassel 476.9 miles

$100 - $150

Fly Geneva to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Frankfurt (FRA) GVA - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe

$125 - $333

Fly Geneva to Paderborn, train  •  7 h 49 min

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

$238 - $708

Fly Geneva to Hannover, train  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Hannover (HAJ) GVA - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe

$131 - $332

Train to Basel, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Olten
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe

$198 - $481

Train to Lyon, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Frankfurt (FRA) LYS - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe

$153 - $390

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva to Kassel. However, there are services departing from Geneva and arriving at Kassel via Frankfurt am Main. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Kassel. However, there are services departing from Genève and arriving at Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe via Olten and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 26 min.

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The distance between Geneva and Kassel is 619 km. The road distance is 763.1 km.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Kassel without a car is to train which takes 8 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 26 min to get from Geneva to Kassel, including transfers.

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Geneva to Kassel bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Geneva station.

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Geneva to Kassel train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Genève station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Kassel is to train which takes 8 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 8 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Geneva to Kassel bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Kassel station.

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Map of how to get from Geneva to Kassel.
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  • Distance: 387.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 26 min

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Kassel, Germany?

You can take a train from Geneva to Kassel via Olten and Basel SBB in around 8 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Geneva to Kassel via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and Frankfurt am Main in around 13 h 8 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Paderborn via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Paderborn via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Paderborn via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Geneva to Hannover via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Geneva to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Hannover via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Hannover via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Hannover via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Hannover via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Geneva to Paderborn via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Geneva to Hannover via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Olten
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Basel SBB to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paderborn Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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 Geneva to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Geneva - Bus station to Basel City Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus

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Geneva to Kassel train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Kassel is 763 km. It takes approximately 6 h 50 min to drive from Geneva to Kassel.

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Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Geneva Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 288+ hotels available in Kassel. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to line 1 train which takes 7 min and costs .

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