Kassel to Mainz by train

  • First train
    06:16
  • Last train
    23:16
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 1m
  • Distance
    170 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    18
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 24m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Kassel to Mainz by train

Fast trains from Kassel to Mainz take around 2 hours and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 170 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Kassel and Mainz.

1. Are there direct trains from Kassel to Mainz?

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

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Kassel to Mainz 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 20 departures.

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

The Kassel to Mainz train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Mainz is usually scheduled to depart Kassel around 04:05 and the last train is around 23:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Kassel around 07:37, and the last at 23:16.

When to book Kassel to Mainz 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 Kassel to Mainz by train.

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Which train companies operate between Kassel and Mainz?

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

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

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

Mainz to Kassel by train

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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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