Karlsruhe to Kassel by train Find train times and tickets

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Travelling from Karlsruhe to Kassel by train

The fastest trains from Karlsruhe to Kassel take around 2 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 270 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Karlsruhe and Kassel.

Direct trains run between Karlsruhe and Kassel.

We usually find around 25 direct trains on the route from Karlsruhe to Kassel every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 19 departures. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Kassel is usually scheduled to depart Karlsruhe around 05:58 and the last train is around 18:51. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Karlsruhe 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 Karlsruhe to Kassel by train.

Which trains operate between Karlsruhe and Kassel?

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

  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)

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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