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There are 6 ways to get from Kassel to Berlin by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 38m

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

$75 - $110

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Rideshare  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the rideshare from Kassel to Berlin 236.8 miles

$16 - $29

4 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Kassel Hbf to Berlin ZOB

$23 - $73

Drive  •  3h 31m

  1. Drive from Kassel to Berlin 237.2 miles

$50 - $75

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  4h 15m

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

$93 - $218

Train to Nuremberg, fly  •  4h 44m

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

$99 - $232

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

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

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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, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 42m.

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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 2h 38m.

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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 2h 38m and costs 65€ - 95€.

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The train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Berlin Hbf takes 2h 38m 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 2h 38m and costs 65€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 65€ and takes 6h 42m.

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

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Kassel to Berlin hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 2h 38m. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Kassel to Berlin twice a week. Tickets cost $19 - $70 and the journey takes 5h 55m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Nuremberg to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Nuremberg to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
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
2h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $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 Berlin ZOB
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Kassel to Berlin
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $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 1h 10m.

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Kassel to Berlin bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Berlin ZOB 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 3h 31m 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 1439+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at $54 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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