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How to travel from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg? Look no further.

There are around 45 trains per day running between Kassel Hbf and Heidelberg, which usually take 3 hours 24 minutes to complete the 137 miles (221 km) journey. It can take as little as 2 hours 38 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Heidelberg from Kassel Hbf, you'll just need to make 1 change along the way.

You can save money on train tickets from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from €23.90. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg by train

It takes an average of 3h 24m to travel from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg by train, over a distance of around 137 miles (221 km). There are normally 45 trains per day travelling from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg and tickets for this journey start from €23.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 38m
PriceFrom €23.90
Distance137 miles (221 km)
Frequency45 trains per day
First train00:11
Last train23:46
Departure stationKassel Hbf
Arrival stationHeidelberg
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg train times

Check out the next trains departing from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg for Tuesday 1st February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:49 13:48 2h 59m, 3 changes
11:23 14:11 2h 48m, 2 changes
11:43 14:48 3h 5m, 2 changes
11:43 15:13 3h 30m, 1 change
12:19 15:13 2h 54m, 2 changes
13:00 15:48 2h 48m, 3 changes
13:23 16:01 2h 38m, 2 changes
13:48 16:48 3h 0m, 2 changes
13:48 17:13 3h 25m, 1 change
14:05 17:41 3h 36m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg

The price of train tickets from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg starts at €23.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

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.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

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 3 hours and 24 minutes, with around 45 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 2 hours and 38 minutes.

How much does the train from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg cost?

Train ticket prices from Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg can start from as little as €23.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

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 23:46. 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.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Kassel Hbf to Heidelberg for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/01/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 08/19/2021 for travel on 08/19/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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