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Travelling from Kassel to Basel by train

The fastest trains from Kassel to Basel take around 4 hours and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 442 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Kassel and Basel.

Direct trains run between Kassel and Basel.

We usually find around 21 direct trains on the route from Kassel to Basel every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 25 departures. The duration is normally about 4 hours and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Basel is usually scheduled to depart Kassel around 07:16 and the last train is around 23:22. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Kassel around 08:37, and the last at 20:37.

When to book Kassel to Basel train tickets?

Trains for this journey 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 Kassel to Basel by train.

Which trains operate between Kassel and Basel?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Kassel to Basel, 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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