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Overview: Train from Karlsruhe to Kassel

distanceDistance167 miles (269 km)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Karlsruhe to Kassel cover the 167 miles (269 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 2 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Karlsruhe Hbf and arrive in Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn trains Karlsruhe to Kassel

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Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Karlsruhe to Kassel. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

    Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train to Kassel from Karlsruhe:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Normal conditions apply

    Travel Tips: Trains from Karlsruhe to Kassel

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    FAQs

    What is the distance by train from Karlsruhe to Kassel?

    When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Kassel from Karlsruhe via train to be approximately 167 miles (269 km).

    How long is the train journey between Karlsruhe and Kassel?

    While the time it takes to travel 167 miles (269 km) between Karlsruhe and Kassel can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Karlsruhe to Kassel is on average 3 h 2 min.

    Which train station in Karlsruhe goes to Kassel? Which train station do I come into Kassel from Karlsruhe?

    When taking the train between Karlsruhe and Kassel, you can choose to depart from train stations like Karlsruhe Hbf, Karlsruhe-Durlach and Karlsruhe-Knielingen. Your trip can end in train stations such as Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, Kassel Hbf and Kassel, Hauptbahnhof Nord.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Karlsruhe Hbf   and arrive in Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe.

    Where is the departure train station in Karlsruhe located? Where is the arrival train station in Kassel located?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Karlsruhe Hbf and travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city centre to this train station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe and need to travel approximately 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from the train station to the city centre in Kassel.

    What train companies offer a service between Karlsruhe and Kassel?

    If you're looking for trains from Karlsruhe to Kassel, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Kassel. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Karlsruhe to Kassel route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    How many trains per day are there from Karlsruhe to Kassel?

    The average number of trains departing Karlsruhe for Kassel is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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    Kassel
    Karlsruhe Hbf is the most popular Karlsruhe railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Karlsruhe for your journey to Kassel.

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