Zurich to Kassel train

Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Kassel

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Cheapest

£33

Average

£54

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn
18:59Zurich9h54 04:53Kassel
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£331One-way
Deutsche Bahn
10:08Zurich7h46 17:54Kassel
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£461One-way
Deutsche Bahn
17:59Zurich9h07 03:06Kassel
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£461One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
16:37Zurich7h18 23:55Kassel
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£701One-way
Deutsche Bahn
19:59Zurich8h35 04:34Kassel
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£731One-way

Train schedule Zurich to Kassel

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 27 May
Deutsche Bahn
10:08Zurich7h46 17:54Kassel
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
16:37Zurich7h18 23:55Kassel
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Deutsche Bahn
17:59Zurich9h07 03:06Kassel
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Deutsche Bahn
18:59Zurich9h54 04:53Kassel
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Deutsche Bahn
19:59Zurich8h35 04:34Kassel
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Fastest train times from Zurich to Kassel

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Fastest Journey

7 h 18 m

Average

8 h 32 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

445 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Zurich for Kassel every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn with connection
16:37Zurich7h18 23:55Kassel
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£701One-way
Deutsche Bahn
10:08Zurich7h46 17:54Kassel
0 changes
£461One-way
Deutsche Bahn
19:59Zurich8h35 04:34Kassel
0 changes
£731One-way
Deutsche Bahn
17:59Zurich9h07 03:06Kassel
0 changes
£461One-way
Deutsche Bahn
18:59Zurich9h54 04:53Kassel
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£331One-way

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Kassel

distanceDistance275 miles (444 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price£39 (€44)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Zurich to Kassel cover the 275 miles (444 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 35 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £39, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £33. Travellers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains Zurich to Kassel

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Zurich and Kassel from £33. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Zurich to Kassel train.

Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Kassel train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 56 min
  • Average Price: £33
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 11 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Zurich to Kassel

Travel by train to Kassel easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Zurich to Kassel.
FAQs

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Kassel, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Kassel, Germany?

When travelling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 24/05/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Zurich and Kassel before travelling.

Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Zurich from Kassel?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Kassel?

Requirements for reentering:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 23/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Kassel.

You can find a cheap train from Zurich to Kassel for some dates and times for as low as £33  one way in the next 7 days.
The Zurich to Kassel train ticket price is on average £39  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
The train distance from Zurich to Kassel is around 275 miles (444 km).
While the time it takes to travel 275 miles (444 km) to Kassel from Zurich can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Zurich to Kassel is on average 8 h 35 min.

Some of the Zurich train stations to Kassel you can start your journey from include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Kassel include Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, Kassel Hbf and Kassel, Hauptbahnhof Nord.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Zürich HB   and arriving in Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Zürich HB and travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe and need to travel approximately 2.7 miles (4.4 km) from the train station to the city centre in Kassel.

Take the Zurich to Kassel train with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Zurich and Kassel as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 10 direct trains per day to Kassel from Zurich, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Zurich to Kassel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first train from Zurich to Kassel leaves at 06: 37   and the last train for this leaves at 23: 08. Omio shows you the latest train from Zurich to Kassel schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
You can find a train between Zurich and Kassel to cost on average £39 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Zurich to Kassel train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Kassel
Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your journey to Kassel.

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