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.
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5 h 8 m
5 h 52 m
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Of the 36 trains that leave Berlin for Karlsruhe every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||327 miles (527 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 26 min|
|Average train ticket price||$55 (€50)|
|Train frequency||8 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 8 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||ÖBB | Nightjet, Flixbus, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Berlin to Karlsruhe cover the 327 miles (527 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 26 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Nightjet, Flixbus, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $31 (€28), but the average price of train tickets is $55 (€50). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.
Find the best trains from Berlin to Karlsruhe with Omio's travel partners FlixBus, Deutsche Bahn and ÖBB Nightjet from $31 (€28). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost train companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance train at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight trains on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long train journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Berlin to Karlsruhe. 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, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Berlin to Karlsruhe train information with Deutsche Bahn:
Are you making plans to travel to Karlsruhe from Berlin? Why not take a train with ÖBB Nightjet? Omio can show you current ÖBB Nightjet train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Berlin to Karlsruhe trains all in one place. On the ÖBB Nightjet train, you can expect to travel 327 miles (527 km) between Berlin and Karlsruhe. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to Karlsruhe from Berlin, you can quickly see if the ÖBB Nightjet ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way ÖBB Nightjet train between Berlin and Karlsruhe, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!
Here you will find all information about travel routes and train connections from Berlin to Karlsruhe in a clearly arranged format.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 €.
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.
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.
When departing from Berlin, you have various train station options to start your route from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. When arriving in Karlsruhe, you can end your trip in train stations like Karlsruhe Hbf, Karlsruhe-Durlach and Karlsruhe-Knielingen.
Omio customers book a train from Berlin Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Berlin Hbf and need to travel around 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Karlsruhe most often arrive at Karlsruhe Hbf and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.3 km) from this train station to the city center.
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