Visitors’ inquiries regarding documenta 14

Arrival by air

The nearest airports are Kassel (Kassel Airport), Frankfurt (Frankfurt Airport), Hanover (Hannover Airport) and Paderborn Lippstadt (Paderborn Airport).

From Kassel Airport: Take a taxi or bus no. 100 to downtown Kassel. An exact schedule is posted at the website of the Kasseler Verkehrsgesellschaft.

From Frankfurt Airport:
direct rail connection (ICE) to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Hannover Airport: rail connection with the S-Bahn via Hanover Hauptbahnhof and ICE to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Flughafen Paderborn Lippstadt: bus via Hauptbahnhof Paderborn, from there by rail (ICE) to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe

Arrival by rail

The central railway station for arriving travelers is the ICE-Bahnhof Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe. From there, you can take the Regiotram or other regional trains (platforms 9 and 10) to the main railway station (Hauptbahhof Kassel) free of charge with your train ticket. Travel time is about 3 minutes.

Distances and travel times to Kassel Wilhelmshöhe with ICE:
Berlin 380 km / 2:33 hrs.
Hanover 164 km / 0:52 hrs.
Frankfurt, 193 km / 1:45 hrs.
Munich 482 km / 3:34 hrs.
Hamburg 307 km / 2:03 hrs.

Current rail connections and travel times are posted at the website of the Deutsche Bahn (

Arrival by car

From the north or east: A7 / exit Kassel-Nord
From the south: A49 / exit Kassel- Auestadion
From the west: A44 / switch to the A49 at the Südkreuz / exit Kassel-Auestadion

Once you have arrived in Kassel, Kassel Marketing will be happy to assist you with other travel matters and help you find and book hotel accommodations. For assistance, please contact:

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