Distance between Essen and Kassel
The distance from Essen to Kassel is 265 miles by road including 258 miles on motorways. Road takes approximately 4 hours and 30 minutes and goes through Gelsenkirchen, Rosendael, Etten-Leur, Groenewoud, Best, Veldhoven and Kempen.
|Shortest distance by air||216 mi ✈️|
|Car route length||265.3 mi 🚗|
|Driving time||4 h 30 min|
|Fuel amount||9 gal|
|Fuel cost||34.6 USD|
|Essen||0 mi||00 min||0.0 gal|
N117 N262 6 mi, 07 min
|Rosendael||6 mi||07 min||0.2 gal|
A58 8 mi, 08 min
|Etten-Leur||14 mi||15 min||0.4 gal|
A58 24 mi, 23 min
|Groenewoud||38 mi||39 min||1.2 gal|
A58 14 mi, 13 min
|Best||52 mi||52 min||1.7 gal|
A58 A2 6 mi, 05 min
|Veldhoven||57 mi||57 min||1.9 gal|
A2 A67 46 mi, 44 min
|Kempen||103 mi||1 h 42 min||3.4 gal|
A 40 35 mi, 36 min
|Gelsenkirchen||139 mi||2 h 19 min||4.6 gal|
A 2 6 mi, 07 min
|Hillerheide||145 mi||2 h 26 min||4.9 gal|
A 2 A 44 121 mi, 2 h 04 min
|Wehlheiden||265 mi||4 h 30 min||9.0 gal|
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Essen to Kassel?
Fuel cost: 34.6 USD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 265.3 mi) / (Fuel consumption 29.4 mpg) * (Fuel price 3.83 USD / gal)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Essen to Kassel?
Driving time: 4 h 30 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 17 mi with a maximum speed 68 mph = 15 min
- 196 mi with a maximum speed 62 mph = 3 h 9 min
- 43 mi with a maximum speed 50 mph = 52 min
- 2 mi with a maximum speed 43 mph = 3 min
- 1 mi with a maximum speed 37 mph = 1 min
- 2 mi with a maximum speed 31 mph = 4 min
- 1 mi with a maximum speed 25 mph = 1 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Essen to Kassel by land?
The distance between Essen and Kassel is 265.3 mi by road including 257.9 mi on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Essen and Kassel respectively.
How far is Essen to Kassel by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Essen and Kassel is 216.2 mi.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Essen and Kassel respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Essen from Kassel by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 26 min to cover the distance of 216 mi at a cruising speed of 497 mph.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 34 min to flight this distance at average speed of 136 mph.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.
How long is a helicopter ride from Essen to Kassel?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 1 h 27 min to cover the distance of 216 mi at a cruising speed of 149 mph.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 39 min to flight this distance at average speed of 130 mph.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.
What city is halfway between Essen and Kassel?
The halfway point between Essen and Kassel is Gelsenkirchen. It is located about 6 mi from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Gelsenkirchen to Essen is 139 mi and driving will take about 2 h 18 min. The road between Gelsenkirchen and Kassel has length 127 mi and will take approximately 2 h 11 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Essen in relation to Kassel?
Essen is located 216 mi west of Kassel.
Essen has geographic coordinates: latitude 51.4678, longitude 4.47013.
Kassel has geographic coordinates: latitude 51.30902, longitude 9.4763.
Which highway goes from Essen to Kassel?
The route from Essen to Kassel follows A 44.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- A58: 46 mi
- A 2: 38 mi
- A67: 32 mi
- A 40: 26 mi
- A2: 7 mi
- A 3: 7 mi
- A 1: 6 mi
- N262: 3 mi
- A16: 3 mi
- A 49: 2 mi
- B 3: 1 mi
- N117: 1 mi