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There are 12 ways to get from Kassel to Venice by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Frankfurt, fly to Venice  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Frankfurt
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Venice (VCE) FRA - VCE

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Bus  •  15h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Frankfurt N110
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Venice N28 / ...

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Train to Paderborn, fly to Venice  •  9h 16m

  1. Take the train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Paderborn Hbf
  2. Fly from Paderborn (PAD) to Venice (VCE) PAD - VCE

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Venice  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to D-Flughafen Bf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Venice (VCE) DUS - VCE

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Verona, train  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Frankfurt
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Verona (VRN) FRA - VRN
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Bologna, train  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Frankfurt
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bologna (BLQ) FRA - BLQ
  3. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Trieste, train  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Frankfurt
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Trieste (TRS) FRA - TRS
  3. Take the train from Trieste Airport to Venezia S. Lucia

Train, train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Venice  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Frankfurt
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt to Siegburg Bf
  3. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Venice (VCE) CGN - VCE

Train  •  13h 55m

  1. Take the train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Basel SBB 12 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia Fa / ...

Train, bus  •  18h 3m

  1. Take the train from Kassel Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Venice N277

Train, night train  •  15h 39m

  1. Take the train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to München Hbf 25 / ...
  2. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Venezia S. Lucia Nj

Drive  •  8h 56m

  1. Drive from Kassel to Venice 987.9 km

Kassel to Venice by train

The train journey time between Kassel and Venice is around 13h 55m and covers a distance of around 1134 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 25m. Operated by KVG Kassel, cantus Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH, Deutsche Bahn Regional and others, the Kassel to Venice train service departs from Kassel Hauptbahnhof and arrives in Venezia S. Lucia. Typically 66 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

66 Weekly Trains
13h 55m Average Duration
€206 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Kassel to Venice is to bus, which costs €50 - €70 and takes 15h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Kassel to Venice is to train and fly which costs €110 - €400 and takes 5h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kassel to Venice. However, there are services departing from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe and arriving at Venice via Frankfurt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kassel to Venice. However, there are services departing from Kassel Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Venezia S. Lucia via Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe, Basel SBB, Zuerich Hb and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 55m.

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The distance between Kassel and Venice is 686 km. The road distance is 987.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kassel to Venice without a car is to train which takes 13h 55m and costs €200 - €440.

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It takes approximately 5h 59m to get from Kassel to Venice, including transfers.

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

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Kassel to Venice train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe station.

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The best way to get from Kassel to Venice is to train which takes 13h 55m and costs €200 - €440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €50 - €70 and takes 15h 49m.

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  • Distance: 686.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 59m

What companies run services between Kassel, Germany and Venice, Italy?

You can take a train from Kassel to Venice via Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe, Basel SBB, Zuerich Hb, and Milano Centrale in around 13h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kassel to Venice via Frankfurt in around 15h 49m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €650
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€3000 - €10000
Flights from Paderborn to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €600
Flights from Paderborn to Venice via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Frankfurt to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €800
Flights from Frankfurt to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€210 - €800
Flights from Frankfurt to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Frankfurt to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€3100 - €9500
Flights from Frankfurt to Trieste
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €800
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €400
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€70 - €390
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Frankfurt to Verona
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €800
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Paderborn to Venice via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Venice
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€35 - €350
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 Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt to Siegburg Bf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Flixtrain
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Paderborn Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €29
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €75
Website
National Express Rail
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €17
Base Standard
€27 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €50
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €55
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€15 - €21
Base Standard
€30 - €45
Base Premium
€35 - €55
Train from Trieste Airport to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €50
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€12 - €18
Base Standard
€28 - €40
Base Premium
€35 - €50
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€22 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€22 - €30
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €75
Trenitalia

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 Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €22
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€20 - €22
Train from Trieste Airport to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€15 - €17
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€85 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €40
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€15 - €22
Smart Low Cost
€13 - €19
Smart Flex
€28 - €40
Train from Bologna Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €45
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€17 - €24
Smart Low Cost
€15 - €21
Smart Flex
€30 - €45
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €55
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €55
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 Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €85
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€30 - €45
1st Class
€60 - €85
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€60 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€60 - €80
1st Class
€100 - €140
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€25 - €30
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
SBB GmbH
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
Phone
0800 44 33 700
Website
hlb-online.de
Train from Kassel Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
HLB Hessische Landesbahn GmbH
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
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kassel Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Kassel Bahnhof Wilhelmshöhe to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt to Venice
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt central train station to Venice
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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