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Antwerp - Kassel Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 18 daily trains from Antwerp to Kassel. Traveling by train from Antwerp to Kassel usually takes around 8 hours and 4 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 5 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance220 mi (353 km)
Fastest train5h 20m
Lowest price£88.60
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Antwerp to Kassel?

2 train services operate from Antwerp to Kassel. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 14 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn147h 53m£82.04
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company128h 36m£107.26
  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn EuroCity, or Deutsche Bahn EC, is a train service in Germany with regular service to Frankfurt, Hamburg, Zurich, Copenhagen, Berlin, Warsaw, and Munich. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity trains can be single or double-decker, but all are air conditioned.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Antwerp to Kassel start from £65, and on average cost . Daily there are 12 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Kassel. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Antwerp leaves from Ekeren and 5 other stations. And in Kassel trains arrive at Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe and one other train station.

    From Antwerp to Kassel train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 8 hours and 36 minutes. If you are looking to get to Kassel faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 20 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Antwerp to Kassel during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Antwerp to Kassel?

The distance between Antwerp and Kassel is approximately 220 miles, or 353 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 4 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 20 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains departing from Antwerp to Kassel tend to have the most passengers on Saturday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Saturday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Sunday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Antwerp at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Antwerp to Kassel?

There are 18 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Kassel to Antwerp.

City Information

Kassel

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Kassel - DEKSL-1

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Located in central Germany, Kassel is a city with roots dating to the 10th century. These days, Kassel is perhaps best known for hosting documenta, a remarkable contemporary art exhibition that takes place every five years. However, if you're visiting outside of a documenta year, Kassel has many other exciting experiences to offer.

One of the most popular sites in Kassel is the Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a landscape park covering over 2.5 square kilometres of hillside. Construction of the park began in 1689, and the Baroque style of the Bergpark took 150 years to complete. The park's defining feature is a giant statue of Hercules, surrounded by a system of fountains and waterworks.

Kassel is also famed for being near the hometown of the legendary writers, the Brothers Grimm, and Grimm World is the newest attraction in the city. It commemorates the brothers' legacy through interactive and multimedia exhibits inspired by their iconic works, such as Rapunzel, Cinderella, The Frog Prince, and Snow White. The museum is not just for children, though. Prepare your worst insults to shout into the swear word generator, which translates modern German curse words into older linguistic versions.

The easiest way to reach Kassel is via one of the ICE (Inter-City Express) trains that run throughout Europe. Rail service is convenient and affordable from nearby destinations like Berlin, Leipzig, and Hamburg. Buses also provide easy travel into Kassel, and FlixBus and Sindbad operate most bus routes.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Antwerp?

Main departure station: Ekeren

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 6 stops and stations in Antwerp where you can board the train.

All train stations in Antwerp:

  • Ekeren

  • Antwerpen-Berchem

  • en-Luchtbal

  • en-Noorderdokken

  • Hoboken-Polder

  • Sint-Mariaburg

Where is the train station in Kassel?

Main arrival station: Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe

Kassel receives travelers from Antwerp at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Kassel:

  • Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe

  • Train Station

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