How to get from Vienna to Kassel

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from Vienna to Kassel

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

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

15:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h33 21:48Kassel Hbf
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15:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h33 21:48Kassel Hbf
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10:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h32 16:47Kassel Hbf
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11:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h32 17:47Kassel Hbf
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13:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)6h33 19:48Kassel Hbf
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Travel Information between Vienna and Kassel

distanceDistance373 miles (602 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£36 - £99
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £36 • 6 h 19 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £99 • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 373 miles (602 km) from Vienna to Kassel. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £36. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Vienna to Kassel.

Travel Tips: Travel from Vienna 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 Vienna to Kassel.

Travel from Vienna, Austria to Kassel, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Kassel from Vienna restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Kassel, Germany from Vienna?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Kassel, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 17/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Kassel from Vienna closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Vienna, Austria from Germany is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Vienna, Austria from Kassel, Germany?

Reentering Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Vienna from Kassel?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Vienna, Austria regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Austria must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 16/05/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Vienna from Kassel here.

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Kassel from Vienna. You can take a coach, flight or train.

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Vienna to Kassel, which costs on average £36.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Kassel:

A train is generally £2 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £37 from Vienna to Kassel.

A train journey is usually £64 less than a journey to Kassel by plane, which costs on average £99 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Vienna and Kassel is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 25 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 12 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Kassel by train can take on average 6 h 19 min.

Kassel is approximately 373 miles (602 km) away from Vienna.

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Kassel is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Kassel from Vienna as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and arrive in Kassel, Kaufungen Papierfabrik.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Vienna to Kassel, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Kassel. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Vienna to Kassel tickets on Omio for £37.
  • HOP! Can get you to Kassel by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with HOP! From Vienna to Kassel for £99 on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Kassel by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Vienna to Kassel for £36.

Yes, there are direct routes from Vienna to Kassel with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct coaches per day to take to Kassel with.
  • You'll find direct flight services to Kassel with Lufthansa, Lufthansa Cityline or Austrian Airlines with around direct flights every day.
  • You can check for a direct train to Kassel with Deutsche Bahn with 1 direct train per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Kassel tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

Your journey from Vienna to Kassel doesn't have to end in Kassel. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich. If you’d like to add Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich to your Vienna to Kassel trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Kassel today!

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £37 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £99 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £36 one way on average.

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

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