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About the train journey from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg

Want to travel from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg usually takes 4 hours 3 minutes on average to travel 137 miles (221 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 3 hours 25 minutes. You can expect to find 62 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren’t any direct services running between Kassel Hbf and Heidelberg, you’ll need to make 1 change on your way to Heidelberg. FlixTrain are the main train operator on this route and will whisk you to Heidelberg in no time.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save!

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Heidelberg, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg by train

First train


Last train


Departure station

Kassel Hbf

Arrival station


Journey time

From 3h 25m


137 miles (221 km)


62 trains per day


1 change

Train and bus operators


Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg train times

Check out the next trains departing from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg for Tuesday 23rd April 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
10:11 13:48 3h 37m, 3 changes
10:11 14:14 4h 3m, 2 changes
11:23 14:48 3h 25m, 2 changes
11:23 15:41 4h 18m, 1 change
12:05 15:48 3h 43m, 2 changes
12:05 16:13 4h 8m, 1 change
12:11 15:48 3h 37m, 3 changes
12:11 16:01 3h 50m, 2 changes
12:38 16:48 4h 10m, 3 changes
13:11 16:48 3h 37m, 4 changes

FlixTrain trains from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg

You can travel from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg on FlixTrain trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Operating alongside its sister coach company FlixBus since 2018, FlixTrain provides cheap intercity connections using 100% green energy. The main routes served by FlixTrain are Cologne-Hamburg, Aachen-Cologne-Berlin, and Berlin-Stuttgart. The network will expand in future to include more routes to Munich and Leipzig. FlixTrain carriages are fitted with free WiFi and power outlets or USB charge points. Plus, every ticket comes with a seat reservation, guaranteeing you a seat for the journey.

FlixTrain classes from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg

Compare the different travel classes offered by FlixTrain when travelling from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg.

Onboard services on FlixTrain

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg.


When travelling with Flixtrain, you can take the following luggage for free: 1x carry-on bag (max dimensions 42 x 30 x 18 cm and 7kg) and 1x checked bag (max dimensions 80 x 50 x 30 cm and 20kg).

For safety reasons, you must stow your carry-on bag beneath your seat, or in the overhead compartment above your seat.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

Currently, FlixTrain does not offer a food and drink service. However, you may bring food and drink with you to enjoy on the train.


On FlixTrain services, you can connect to the free WiFi to surf the internet, chat with friends, check your emails and more.

If you’re worried about your battery life, you can charge your devices by connecting to the power sockets or USB outlets at your seat.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

Children up to 6 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Children between 6 and 14 years old can travel alone with a declaration of consent from their parent or guardian. Keep an eye out for special discounts, as FlixTrain offer cheap tickets for children less than 15 years old.


All FlixTrains are equipped with reservable bicycle storage. Bikes must be standard size and not exceed 20kg (45 lbs). To bring your bicycle on board, you must reserve a space with FlixTrain.


In Germany, passengers may take pets that are up to the size of a house cat carried in a secure container at no cost. If you want to take a dog with you on the train which is larger than a house cat, provided it is on a leash and wearing a muzzle, you can purchase an extra ticket at the child's price. Guide and assistance dogs travel for free.

In Sweden, pets may not be transported on trains. The only exception is for guide and assistance dogs.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

Passengers with limited mobility who require assistance with boarding and embarking should contact FlixTrain to book one of the designated seats provided. FlixTrain transport foldable wheelchairs, walking aids and other mobility devices for free.

Cheap train tickets from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg take?

The average journey time by train between Kassel Hbf and Heidelberg is 4 hours and 3 minutes, with around 62 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Kassel Hbf and Heidelberg by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg is 3 hours and 25 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg?

No, there are no direct train services from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg. Travelling from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg leave?

The first train from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg leaves at 00:11. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg leave?

The last train from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg leaves at 22:23. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Kassel Hbf and Heidelberg by train?

Trains travelling from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg cover a distance of around 137 miles (221 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg.

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