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from Zurich to Kassel

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

Our recommendation

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

15:59Zürich HB5h20 21:19Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
1 changes
£731One-way
Cheapest
19:59Zürich HB9h14 05:13Kassel Hbf
1 changes
£571One-way
Other options
11:08Zürich HB7h46 18:54Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
2 changes
£691One-way
09:59Zürich HB5h20 15:19Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
0 changes
£871One-way
07:59Zürich HB5h20 13:19Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
0 changes
£871One-way

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19 May
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20 May
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21 May
£23Deutsche Bahn
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22 May
£41Deutsche Bahn
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23 May
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24 May
£26Deutsche Bahn
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25 May
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Travel Information between Zurich and Kassel

distanceDistance275 miles (444 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£23 - £90
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £23 • 8 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £23 • 8 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 275 miles (444 km) by flight or train to Kassel from Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 8 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £23. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are KLM or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Zurich to Kassel.

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Germany due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling between Zurich and Kassel?

Travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Kassel, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Kassel from Zurich restricted?

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

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

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 Zurich closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Zurich, Switzerland from Kassel, Germany due to COVID-19?

The restriction level for your return to Zurich, Switzerland from Germany is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Zurich from Kassel restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Zurich from Kassel?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 09/05/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Kassel closer to your date of departure here.

What are my Zurich to Kassel travel options?

There are 2 ways to travel between Zurich and Kassel including taking a flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Kassel from Zurich?

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Zurich to Kassel, which costs on average £23.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Kassel:

A train is generally £67 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £90 from Zurich to Kassel.

What is the fastest way to Kassel from Zurich?

The fastest way from Zurich to Kassel is by train with an average journey time of 8 h 35 min.

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

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 13 h 5 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Zurich to Kassel?

The distance between Zurich and Kassel is around 275 miles (444 km).

How many services a day are there between Zurich and Kassel?

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Kassel is:

  • 10 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Zurich to Kassel?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Zurich to Kassel:

  • Trains mostly leave from Zürich HB and tend to arrive in Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe.

Which travel operators can get me from Zurich to Kassel?

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

  • Travel with KLM to go to Kassel by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find KLM Zurich to Kassel tickets on Omio for £90.
  • 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 Zurich to Kassel for £23.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Zurich to Kassel?

Omio customers who travel from Zurich to Kassel often also extend their holiday to go to Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Kassel and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Zurich to Kassel online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average £90 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £23 one way.

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

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