Travel Information

The University of Kassel, Wilhelmshöher Allee 71-73, is close to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe train station and can be reached by tram 1 and 3, tram stop Murhardstraße/Universität. 

By plane

The nearest airports are Frankfurt am Main and Hannover. Kassel can also be conveniently reached from Hamburg and Berlin. 

From Frankfurt Airport, there is a direct train connection to Kassel. For information about train connections and tickets see www.frankfurt-airport.de. It takes about 90 minutes by InterCity Express (ICE) trains and about 120 minutes by local trains.

From Hannover airport (http://www.hannover-airport.de/) or Hamburg airport (http://www.hamburg-airport.de), shuttle busses take you to the respective train stations within 20-25 minutes. ICE trains to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe from Hamburg take about 140 minutes and from Hannover, about 50 minutes.

By train/public transport

The long distance trains (InterCityExpress/ICE) arrive at and depart from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe train station. Please find the train connections in English under: www.bahn.de/international/view/en/index.shtml


From the train station:

The University of Kassel, Wilhelmshöher Allee 71-73, can be reached conveniently by tram. Take line 1 (destination  „Vellmar“) or 3 (destination „Ihringshäuser Strasse“) from the ICE station Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe. Get off (about 6 minutes ride) at the tram stop „Murhardstraße/Universität“ and cross the street.

By car

A 7: Hamburg – Kassel – Frankfurt am Main or Wuerzburg/Muenchen
A 44: Koeln/Dortmund – Kassel – Erfurt
A 49: Kassel – Marburg/Gießen – Frankfurt am Main

From the A7: Exit the motorway at “Kassel-Mitte” and follow motorway A49 in the direction “Marburg/Kassel”. Exit the motorway at “Kassel-Auestadion” (exit no. 5) and follow B3 in the direction “Kassel-Auestadion/Kassel-Stadtmitte”. Follow straight on “Ludwig-Mond-Straße” and further straight on “Schönfelder Straße”. Turn right into “Wilhelmshöher Allee”. The University of Kassel is on the right side.

From the A44: Leave the motorway at exit no. 68 Kassel-Bad Wilhelmshöhe and follow B520 in the direction Kassel-Bad Wilhelmshöhe/Baunatal/Schauenburg. Turn left into “Konrad-Adenauer-Straße” (sign direction “Kassel-Nordshausen/Kassel-Zentrum/Kassel-Bad Wilhelmshöhe/B520”). Follow straight on Druseltalstraße and Kohlenstraße. Turn left into Schönfelder Straße. Turn right into “Wilhelmshöher Allee”. The University of Kassel is on the right side.

From the A49: Leave the motorway at exit no. 5 Kassel-Auestadion and follow B3 Am Auestadion in the direction Kassel-Auestadion/Kassel-Zentrum/Messehallen. Follow straight on “Ludwig-Mond-Straße” and further straight on “Schönfelder Straße”. Turn right into “Wilhelmshöher Allee”. The University of Kassel is on the right side.

Deutschlandkarte; © Stadt Kassel; Amt für Vermessung und Geoinformation