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Travelling from Dortmund to Kassel by train

Fast trains from Dortmund to Kassel take around 2 hours and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 143 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Dortmund and Kassel.

Are there direct trains from Dortmund to Kassel?

Direct trains from Dortmund to Kassel have been found.

We usually find around 15 direct trains on the route from Dortmund to Kassel every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

How long is the train journey from Dortmund to Kassel?

The Dortmund to Kassel train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Dortmund to Kassel train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Kassel is usually scheduled to depart Dortmund around 04:44 and the last train is around 20:39. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Dortmund around 06:43, and the last at 20:39.

When to book Dortmund to Kassel train tickets?

Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Dortmund to Kassel by train.

Which train companies operate between Dortmund and Kassel?

More than one train company operates on the route from Dortmund to Kassel, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurobahn
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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