Cheap Essen to Kassel  train tickets


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How much are Essen to Kassel train tickets?

Lowest Price$158.49
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How to find cheap train tickets from Essen to Kassel ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Essen to Kassel is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Essen to Kassel was $182.31. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 0 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $0.00 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Essen to Kassel ? How far is Essen to Kassel ?

The distance between Essen to Kassel is 216.41 miles or 348.19 km. A train trip from Essen to Kassel typically takes 7 hours, If you are looking to get to Kassel faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Deutsche Bahn. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 6 hours and 7 minutes to get from Essen to Kassel.

Going from Essen to Kassel by train takes over 7 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Friday trains from Essen to Kassel are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Deutsche Bahn has the most connections between Essen to Kassel

Typically there are 9 schedules to compare for your trip to Kassel. One train carrier operates regular service on the Essen to Kassel route. Deutsche Bahn offers the most scheduled departures between Essen to Kassel, usually offering 9 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Essen to Kassel, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train carrier connects Essen to Kassel

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Essen to Kassel start from $158.49, and on average cost $182.31. Daily there are 9 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Kassel. Deutsche Bahn in Essen leaves from Essen(B) and one other station. And in Kassel trains arrive at Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe and one other train station.

From Essen to Kassel train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 7 hours and 5 minutes. If you are looking to get to Kassel faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 0 minutes.

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Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Kassel that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Essen serving this route is Essen(B), Wildert.
  • Essen(B)
  • Wildert
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Kassel. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in Essen serving this route is Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, Kassel Hbf.
  • Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
  • Kassel Hbf