Mainz to Kassel by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:03
  • Last train
    21:43
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 4m

Travelling from Mainz to Kassel by train

Fast trains from Mainz to Kassel take around 2 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 170 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Mainz and Kassel.

Are there direct trains from Mainz to Kassel?

Journeys between Mainz and Kassel usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Mainz to Kassel every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 25 departures.

How long is the train journey from Mainz to Kassel?

The Mainz to Kassel train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Mainz to Kassel train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Kassel is usually scheduled to depart Mainz around 04:03 and the last train is around 23:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Mainz around 04:03, and the last at 22:33.

When to book Mainz 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 Mainz to Kassel by train.

Which train companies operate between Mainz and Kassel?

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

  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn

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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