How to get from Dresden to Kassel

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from Dresden to Kassel

You can get from Dresden to Kassel by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Dresden to Kassel on 19 Aug we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:06Dresden Hauptbahnhof5h48 14:54Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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09:06Dresden Hauptbahnhof5h48 14:54Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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14:06Dresden Hauptbahnhof5h48 19:54Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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13:06Dresden Hauptbahnhof5h48 18:54Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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11:08Dresden Hauptbahnhof5h47 16:55Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
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Travel Information between Dresden and Kassel

distanceDistance184 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£43 - £60
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £43 • 4 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £43 • 4 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 184 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train to Kassel from Dresden. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £43. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Dresden to Kassel.

Travel Tips: Travel from Dresden to Kassel

Travel 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 Dresden to Kassel.

There are 4 ways to travel between Dresden and Kassel including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Dresden to Kassel. Tickets for a flight cost on average £43.

This is compared to other travel options to Kassel:

A flight is £8 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Dresden to Kassel costing on average £51.

A flight is about £17 less than a train, which costs on average £60 for this trip.

The fastest way from Dresden to Kassel is by flight with an average journey time of 4 h.

Other travel options from Dresden to Kassel can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 5 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 4 h 16 min   of travel time.

The distance from Dresden to Kassel is approximately 184 miles.

The average frequency per day from Dresden to Kassel is:

  • 2 coaches a day.
  • Around 8 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Dresden and Kassel as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Dresden to Kassel:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Dresden, Flughafen Station and arrive in Kassel, Kaufungen Papierfabrik.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Dresden to Kassel:

  • You can take a coach from Dresden to Kassel with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £51 with Flixbus from Dresden to Kassel.
  • You can go to Kassel from Dresden by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for £60 with Deutsche Bahn from Dresden to Kassel on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Dresden to Kassel often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Dresden and Kassel itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Kassel and any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip between Dresden and Kassel, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £51 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average £43 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £60 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Kassel from Dresden online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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