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There are 11 ways to get from Kassel to London by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£182 - £466

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Bus  •  16h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe to Essen 051 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Essen to Brussels, Brussels-North station 081
  3. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to London 140

£43 - £57

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Train via Cologne  •  10h 29m

  1. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Koeln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£180 - £516

Train, bus  •  19h 48m

  1. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Mülheim Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from OB-Sterkrade to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
  4. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London - Victoria Coach Station

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  7h 29m

  1. Drive from Kassel to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

£208 - £244

Drive, car ferry  •  8h 57m

  1. Drive from Kassel to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

£81 - £161

Train to Frankfurt, fly to London City  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London City (LCY) FRA - LCY

£118 - £365

Train to Frankfurt, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London Heathrow (LHR) FRA - LHR

£102 - £345

Train to Hannover, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Hannover Hbf
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to London Heathrow (LHR) HAJ - LHR

£79 - £559

Train to Dortmund, fly to London Stansted  •  6h 55m

  1. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Soest
  2. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to London Stansted (STN) DTM - STN

£64 - £337

Train to Dortmund, fly to London Luton, train  •  7h 6m

  1. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Soest
  2. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to London Luton (LTN) DTM - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

£115 - £383

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The cheapest way to get from Kassel to London is to bus which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 16h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Kassel to London is to train and fly which costs 130€ - 410€ and takes 5h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kassel to London. However, there are services departing from Kassel Scheidemannplatz and arriving at London via Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe, Essen and Bruxelles, Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kassel to London. However, there are services departing from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 30m.

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The distance between Kassel and London is 417 miles.

The best way to get from Kassel to London without a car is to train which takes 8h 30m and costs 200€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 8h 30m to get from Kassel to London, including transfers.

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

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Kassel to London train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe station.

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The best way to get from Kassel to London is to train which takes 8h 30m and costs 200€ - 550€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 16h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Kassel to London.
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  • Distance: 417.2 miles
  • Duration: 8h 30m

What companies run services between Kassel, Germany and London, England?

You can take a train from Kassel to London King's Cross via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 8h 30m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kassel to London Victoria via Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe, Essen, Brussels, Brussels-North station, and Bruxelles, Nord in around 16h 12m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £160
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £420
Flights from Hannover to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £190
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £2,300
Flights from Hannover to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £220
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £180
Flights from Hannover to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£160 - £280
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£180 - £490
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £230
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dortmund to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dortmund to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£65 - £90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£55 - £75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Soest
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£27 - £40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£20 - £29
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£45 - £70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£60 - £90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Soest
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£90 - £120
Standard Premier
£130 - £170
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £120
Website
Thalys
Standard
£55 - £80
Comfort
£70 - £90
Premium
£85 - £120
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Mülheim Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from OB-Sterkrade to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Soest
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio NRW
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £28
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£12 - £17
1st Class
£20 - £28
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£22 - £30
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kassel, Kassel Wilhelmshöhe to Essen
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Essen to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to London
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£20 - £29
Website
Eurolines FR
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £20
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £50
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£6
2-bed inside cabin
£35 - £50

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Kassel to London bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at London station.

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