The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cologne to Karlsruhe is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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3 h 44 m
4 h 1 m
Trains per day
Of the 7 trains that leave Cologne for Karlsruhe every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||147 miles (237 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 46 min|
|Average train ticket price||$26 (€24)|
|Train frequency||19 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 8 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Cologne to Karlsruhe cover the 147 miles (237 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 46 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 19 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $20 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $26 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.
For as little as $20 (€18) you can travel by train to Karlsruhe from Cologne with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.
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 to Karlsruhe from Cologne. 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.
Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Karlsruhe train information:
When departing from Cologne, you have various train station options to start your route from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When arriving in Karlsruhe, you can end your route in train stations like Karlsruhe Hbf, Karlsruhe-Durlach and Karlsruhe-Knielingen.
Omio customers book a train from Köln Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 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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