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Overview: Train from Bern to Karlsruhe

distanceDistance148 miles (239 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price$31 (€26)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Bern to Karlsruhe cover the 148 miles (239 km) long route taking on average 2 h 45 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $31 (€26), but the average price of train tickets is $31 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.

Train companies: Bern to Karlsruhe with Deutsche Bahn

Find the best trains from Bern to Karlsruhe with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $31 (€26). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Bern and Karlsruhe in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your journey from Bern to Karlsruhe on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Bern and Karlsruhe is 148 miles (239 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Bern to Karlsruhe start at $31 (€26).

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for 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.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets from Bern to Karlsruhe due to the coronavirus:

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

Travel Tips: Trains from Bern to Karlsruhe

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Bern, Switzerland to Karlsruhe, Germany?

Travel between Bern, Switzerland and Karlsruhe, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Bern?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Karlsruhe, Germany?

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/19/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Karlsruhe from Bern before traveling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Switzerland from Karlsruhe, Germany?

The restriction level for your return train to Bern, Switzerland from Karlsruhe is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Bern from Karlsruhe restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Karlsruhe?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Bern, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/13/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Bern from Karlsruhe closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Bern to Karlsruhe?

Train tickets from Bern to Karlsruhe for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $31 (€26)  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train to Karlsruhe from Bern?

The train price between Bern and Karlsruhe is on average $31 (€26)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.

How many miles is it from Bern to Karlsruhe by train?

You should expect to travel around 148 miles (239 km)  to Karlsruhe from Bern by train.

How long is the train ride to Karlsruhe from Bern?

The Bern to Karlsruhe train duration is on average 2 h 45 min, which is to be expected when traveling 148 miles (239 km) between Bern and Karlsruhe. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Bern and arrival train station in Karlsruhe?

When departing from Bern, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation, Bern, Bhf and Bern. 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 Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation   to Karlsruhe Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Bern train station located? Where is the Karlsruhe train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation, which is located around 0.4 miles (671 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Karlsruhe Hbf, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center.

Which train companies can take me between Bern and Karlsruhe?

When taking a train from Bern to Karlsruhe, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Karlsruhe. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Bern to Karlsruhe and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many trains per day are there between Bern and Karlsruhe?

On average, there are 12 trains a day from Bern to Karlsruhe. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When can I take the first train from Bern to Karlsruhe? When can I take the last train for the day?

The first Bern to Karlsruhe train departs at 9: 38 AM   and the last train from Bern to Karlsruhe leaves at 11: 07 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Bern to Karlsruhe on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Bern to Karlsruhe to get the best deals?

If you book the Bern to Karlsruhe train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $31 (€26). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Karlsruhe from Bern. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bern
Karlsruhe
Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation is the most popular Bern railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bern for your trip to Karlsruhe.