German Railways (DB) operates a train from Kassel to Cologne 4 times a week. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 31 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Kassel to Cologne once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $24 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min. Wiedenhoff Reisen also services this route hourly.
From Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe train to Köln Hbf. 3 h 31 min 73€. From Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe bus to Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Rathaus-Galerie then line 250 bus to Köln, Heumarkt. 5 h 32 min 19€. From Kassel rideshare to Cologne. 2 h 46 min 12€. From Kassel drive to Cologne. 2 h 17 min 32€.
Is there a direct train between Kassel and Cologne?
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe and arriving at Köln Hbf. Services depart 4 times a week, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3½ hours.
Is there a direct bus between Kassel and Cologne?
No, there is no direct bus from Kassel to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe and arriving at Köln, Heumarkt via Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Rathaus-Galerie. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 32 min.