Directions & location

Kassel is centrally located in the middle of Germany. The city can easily and conveniently be reached via several motorways, the ICE intercity railway service and several airports nearby. Kassel offers some unique tourist attractions; almost all of them can be reached on foot. The surrounding countryside has some impressive landscapes as well as palaces, castles, lakes and rivers to offer that are also unmissable and easily reached from Kassel by tram, RegioTram or bus. Using public transport gives you more time to explore the attractions you are interested in.

Getting here by car

Kassel is located in the centre of Germany and Europe and therefore easily reached from all directions. Use our route planner to find out how long it will take you to drive to Kassel.

Travel in comfort by rail

Travel to northern Hesse's biggest city the relaxed way. Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe ICE railway station is served by intercity trains. Thanks to the high frequency of the ICE intercity trains, Kassel is well-connected to the German and European intercity railway network. You can catch a local tram or bus directly from the ICE railway station Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to get to your hotel. A taxi stand is also located directly by the station.

Using public transport to get around

Using Kassel's excellent and reliable tram and bus network is the fastest way to reach all of the city's interesting destinations. Use the RegioTram network for day trips to the surrounding countryside. Kassel's public transport provider: Nordhessischer Verkehrsverbund.


Thanks to its central location, Kassel is easily reached from many German and European airports. Kassel is less than 90 comfortable minutes by train away from some of the nearest airports in Frankfurt am Main, Hanover, Erfurt, Dortmund, Paderborn/Lippstadt or also Kassel Airport.

More offers:


WowE-biking in Kassel

A fairytale adventure in the heart of the city? In the Hotel Gude and the neighbouring Niederzwehren fairytale district, you will meet the spirit of the Brothers Grimm wherever you go.

  • 2 nights in an L double room with late check-out on Sundays until 2 p.m. (on request and depending on a availability)
  • 2 x breakfast from the extensive breakfast buffet
  • Free use of an e-bike with a cycling tour recommendation starting from the hotel
  • 1 x 3-course meal in the Pfeffermühle restaurant on the day of arrival
  • Free parking space on the hotel site during the stay
  • 1 bottle of mineral water in the room
  • Free WiFi in the hotel 
  • ... and lots more!

from EUR 199.00 p.P.


WowKassel in a day

At the Palmenbad, you are far from the madding crowds and can, in an informal feel-good atmosphere, enjoy the newly designed rooms and suites (in different sizes from S to XL) and the very best of North Hessian cuisine – fresh, healthy and delicious.

  • 1 night incl. breakfast and “MeineCard“
  • Small picnic basket containing North Hessian specialities (city honey, a miniature bottle of Palmenbad gin, a small Ahle Wurst from the butcher Landfleischerei Koch, a small jar of homemade jam and a small cheese from the Kirchhof Oberellenbach farm, Steckenpferd pilsner
  • “Kassel an einem Tag” (Kassel in a day) city guide
  • ... and lots more!

from EUR 80.00 p.P.


WowIn harmony with nature

The Renthof invites you to take a luxurious journey through time – in a number of ways at once: the hotel is located in the historic walls of a monastery built in 1298 and delights guests with a stylish design that provides constant surprises.

  • Two nights in the desired category of room
  • Extensive breakfast buffet
  • A bottle of Kiefer’s non-alcoholic Hummeln im Hintern, or a bottle of Krämer’s Pudelwohl wine.
  • A hiking map
  • A picnic blanket
  • A picnic basket or hiking rucksack containing delicious regional delicacies
  • Late check-out until 2 p.m.
  • The “MeineCardKassel+” (for 72 hours of free use of the local public transport and all sorts of discounts on entry tickets in the city area)
  • ... and lots more!

from EUR 159 p.P.


WowWellness – fit and healthy

Situated right in the middle of Kassel´s UNESCO World Heritage Site Bergparkhöhe, the Schlosshotel Bad Wilhelmshöhe Conference & SPA leaves nothing to be desired in terms of sophistication.

  • 2 nights in a Comfort double room with late check-out on Sundays until 2 p.m. (on request and depending on availability; we are also happy to check other days of the week)
  • 2 x palace breakfast from the extensive buffet with live cooking
  • 1 x 3-course vital menu chosen by the chef (on the day of arrival)
  • Daily entry to the wellness and spa oasis including the indoor pool and the natural swimming pond
  • 1 x healthy VIP welcome when you arrive in the room
  • ... and lots more!

from EUR 225.00 per person