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Kassel to Kiel by train

  • First train
    06:36
  • Last train
    23:53
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 34m
  • Distance
    336 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    25
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 54m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Kassel to Kiel by train

Fast trains from Kassel to Kiel take around 3 hours and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 336 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Kassel and Kiel.

1. Are there direct trains from Kassel to Kiel?

Journeys between Kassel and Kiel usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Kassel to Kiel every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 27 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Kassel to Kiel?

The Kassel to Kiel train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Kassel to Kiel train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Kiel is usually scheduled to depart Kassel around 06:36 and the last train is around 23:46. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Kassel around 06:36, and the last at 23:53.

When to book Kassel to Kiel train tickets?

Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Kassel to Kiel by train.

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Which train companies operate between Kassel and Kiel?

More than one train company operates on the route from Kassel to Kiel, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Inter City Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional Express
  • Regional-Express

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Kiel to Kassel by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.