Salzburg to Kassel by train

  • First train
    04:00
  • Last train
    23:08
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 52m
  • Distance
    467 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 32m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Salzburg to Kassel by train

Fast trains from Salzburg to Kassel take around 4 hours and 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 467 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Salzburg and Kassel.

1. Are there direct trains from Salzburg to Kassel?

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

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Salzburg to Kassel 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 25 departures.

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

The Salzburg to Kassel train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Kassel is usually scheduled to depart Salzburg around 04:00 and the last train is around 23:08. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Salzburg around 05:15, and the last at 23:08.

When to book Salzburg to Kassel train tickets?

Trains for this journey 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 Salzburg to Kassel by train.

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Which train companies operate between Salzburg and Kassel?

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

  • Euro City
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Inter City Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Meridian
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express
  • Railjet Xpress

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

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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.