Zurich to Kassel by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 19m
  • Distance
    444 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 44m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Zurich to Kassel by train

Fast trains from Zurich to Kassel take around 5 hours and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 444 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zurich and Kassel.

1. Are there direct trains from Zurich to Kassel?

Direct trains from Zurich to Kassel have been found.

We usually find around 6 direct trains on the route from Zurich to Kassel every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Zurich to Kassel?

The Zurich to Kassel train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Zurich to Kassel train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Kassel is usually scheduled to depart Zurich around 06:00 and the last train is around 17:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Zurich around 06:00, and the last at 21:42.

When to book Zurich to Kassel 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 Zurich to Kassel by train.

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Which train companies operate between Zurich and Kassel?

More than one train company operates on the route from Zurich 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 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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