Getting There - Documenta Kassel

Kassel is centrally positioned in the middle of Germany, and is easy to reach from all of the major German cities by high-speed rail connections (Inter City Express and Eurocity). Road connections are motorways A7, A44 and A49, as well as four dual carriageways, making Kassel an extremely convenient location to reach.

Arriving by Aeroplane
Frankfurt Airport
Direct train connection to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe (1 hour 24 minutes)

Hannover Airport
Via Hannover Hauptbahnhof by train to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe (52 minutes)

Paderborn Airport
Direct train connection to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe (1 hour 07 minutes)

Arriving by Train
Kassel is easy to reach from all directions via the German high-speed railway network.
The central station to arrive at is the Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe ICE station. Take a tram from the station to the exhibition venues in the town centre. Tram nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 go to Friedrichsplatz.

Arriving by Car
From the north or the east: A7/exit for Kassel-Nord
From the south: A49/exit for Kassel-Auestadion (free park and ride service from Auestadion, only a few minutes' ride to the venues in the town centre with tram nos 5, 6 and 9)
From the west: A44/take the south fork to the A49/exit for Kassel-Auestadion

We recommend you park in a multi-storey car park in the town centre. You can also buy parking tickets from vending machines. These are valid for a maximum of two hours.
If you park outside the town centre, you will find the public transport service is reliable and efficient.
Free parking at the Karlsaue/Orangerie, from where it is only a short distance on foot to the town centre.

There is a drop-off point for coaches beneath the Staatstheater, however parking is not permitted. There is a bus park for coaches at Schloss Wilhelmshöhe.

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