There are 7 ways to get from Kassel to Berlin by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Berlin Hbf Ice

$75 - $120

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Rideshare  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Kassel to Berlin 236.8 miles

$17 - $29

5 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Kassel Hbf to Magdeburg
  2. Take the bus from Magdeburg to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz 159

$52 - $75

Drive  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Kassel to Berlin 237.2 miles

$50 - $75

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) FRA - TXL

$94 - $220

Train to Nuremberg, fly  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) NUE - TXL

$101 - $234

Train to Mannheim, fly  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Fly from Mannheim (MHG) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) MHG - TXL

$205 - $692

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kassel to Berlin is to rideshare which costs 14€ - 25€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kassel to Berlin is to train which costs 65€ - 95€ and takes 2 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kassel to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Kassel Hbf and arriving at Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz via Magdeburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe and arriving at Berlin Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between Kassel and Berlin is 300 km. The road distance is 379.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kassel to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs 65€ - 95€.

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The train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Berlin Hbf takes 2 h 38 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Kassel to Berlin bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Kassel Hbf station.

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Kassel to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe station.

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The best way to get from Kassel to Berlin is to train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs 65€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 6 h 30 min.

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  • Distance: 187.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 38 min

What companies run services between Kassel, Germany and Berlin, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Kassel to Berlin hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kassel to Berlin via Magdeburg in around 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Nuremberg to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Nuremberg to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Nuremberg to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Mannheim to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
MHS Aviation GmbH
Website
mhs-aviation.de
Flights from Mannheim to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Berlin Tegel via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
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 Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Kassel Hbf to Magdeburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
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 Magdeburg to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Kassel to Berlin
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Kassel to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz station.

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Kassel to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kassel to Berlin is 379 km. It takes approximately 3 h 31 min to drive from Kassel to Berlin.

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easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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There are 1354+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Kassel and Berlin. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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