The cheapest trains from Berlin to Karlsruhe

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Cheapest

$47

Average

$47

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Berlin to Karlsruhe will cost around $ 47 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 47.

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07:24AMBerlin10h46 06:10PMKarlsruhe, Hbf
1 changes
$471One-way

Timetable Berlin to Karlsruhe

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The fastest trains from Berlin to Karlsruhe

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Fastest Journey

10 h 46 m

Average

10 h 46 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

527 km

It's difficult to get from Berlin to Karlsruhe without transferring at least once.

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07:24AMBerlin10h46 06:10PMKarlsruhe, Hbf
1 changes
$471One-way

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Train Information from Berlin to Karlsruhe

distanceDistance327 miles (527 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price$41 (€33)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or FlixTrain

Trains from Berlin to Karlsruhe cover the 327 miles (527 km) long route taking on average 5 h 28 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $41 (€33), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $22 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.

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Travel with Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Karlsruhe

Travel between Berlin and Karlsruhe from $22 (€18) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 327 miles (527 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) from Berlin to Karlsruhe. Check the DB train schedule for your trip from Berlin to Karlsruhe on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Berlin and Karlsruhe you can pay as low as $22 (€18).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets between Berlin and Karlsruhe and when traveling by train:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Train from Berlin to Karlsruhe - all important information

Here you will find all information about travel routes and train connections from Berlin to Karlsruhe in a clearly arranged format.

How do I get cheaply by train from Berlin to Karlsruhe?

On the Berlin - Karlsruhe train line, Deutsche Bahn trains or € Night trains of the Association of €pean train Companies run at least once an hour between 4 am and 0 am. There are seven direct connections with ICE trains and further connections with at least one change. Depending on the route of the train from Berlin to Karlsruhe, the changeover takes place in Hanover or Mannheim as well as at the train stations in

  • Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
  • Fulda
  • Frankfurt am Main Hauptbahnhof

The train journey from Berlin to Karlsruhe leads via Wittenberg and Leipzig through the Thuringian Forest and via Fulda to Frankfurt am Main. From Frankfurt the route leads via Mannheim to Karlsruhe. Another line of the train Berlin - Karlsruhe leads over the high-speed line in Saxony-Anhalt, Braunschweig or Wolfsburg and Hanover as well as further over Göttingen and Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Fulda, Frankfurt am Main and Mannheim.

With the Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Karlsruhe

The Deutsche Bahn runs the line Berlin - Karlsruhe almost thirty times a day. The first train of the day leaves around 4.3midnight and the last ICE of the Deutsche Bahn leaves Berlin around midnight. Deutsche Bahn ICE trains are usually equipped with an on-board bistro or dining car. Only the trains at night sometimes run without catering, so travelers should stock up on food and drinks themselves.

How long does the train journey from Berlin to Karlsruhe take?

The journey by train from Berlin to Karlsruhe takes about 780 km and lasts between about 5.5 and 9 hours. The journey time depends on the distance travelled and the number of transfers as well as on the transfer times. The shortest journey time is reached by train from Berlin with a change in Mannheim to Karlsruhe. The longest journey time results from a stay of more than two hours when changing trains in Hanover.

How much does a train ticket from Berlin to Karlsruhe?

A train ticket for the journey by train from Berlin to Karlsruhe costs at the regular price in the 2nd class. Class between about 116 and 145 €. If you take advantage of the train's savings offers, you will receive your ticket at a price starting at 39 €.

From which station does the train run from Berlin to Karlsruhe?

The trains on the Berlin - Karlsruhe route run from Berlin Hauptbahnhof, €pe's largest tower station. In the lower area of the main station in the Moabit district there is a separate underground station. In addition, the station can be reached by S-Bahn and regional trains from the entire region.

At which station does the train arrive from Berlin to Karlsruhe?

In Karlsruhe, the trains from Berlin arrive at the Hauptbahnhof, the second long-distance station in the city next to Karlsruhe-Durlach station. From here there are further connections with the S-Bahn RheinNeckar, regional trains as well as the city and tram.

Deutsche Bahn trains from Berlin to Karlsruhe

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Berlin to Karlsruhe. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Berlin to Karlsruhe and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Trains from Berlin to Karlsruhe
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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Berlin to Karlsruhe?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Berlin to Karlsruhe trains for as little as $22 (€18)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the train between Berlin and Karlsruhe on average?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Berlin to Karlsruhe train price to come in at an average of $41 (€33)  one way.
How many miles is it from Berlin to Karlsruhe by train?
You should expect to travel around 327 miles (527 km)  to Karlsruhe from Berlin by train.
How long is the train between Berlin and Karlsruhe?
On average the Berlin to Karlsruhe train time is 5 h 28 min  covering the 327 miles (527 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Berlin goes to Karlsruhe? What train station do I come into Karlsruhe from Berlin?

When taking the train between Berlin and Karlsruhe, you can choose to depart from train stations like Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. Your journey can end in train stations such as Karlsruhe Hbf, Karlsruhe-Durlach and Karlsruhe-Knielingen.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Berlin Hbf   and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.

Where is the train station in Berlin to go to Karlsruhe? Where is the train station in Karlsruhe located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Berlin Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Karlsruhe Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

Which train providers can get me from Berlin to Karlsruhe?
If you're looking for trains from Berlin to Karlsruhe, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain to get you to Karlsruhe. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Berlin to Karlsruhe trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What time is the earliest train from Berlin to Karlsruhe? What time is the last train from Berlin to Karlsruhe?
You can take the first train from Berlin to Karlsruhe at 5: 04 AM. The last train from Berlin to Karlsruhe that you can take departs at 7: 28 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Berlin to Karlsruhe schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I purchase train tickets between Berlin and Karlsruhe to score the best deals?
If you book a train ticket from Berlin to Karlsruhe within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $41 (€33) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Karlsruhe from Berlin are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Karlsruhe
Berlin Ostbahnhof
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