Cologne to Karlsruhe train

Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Karlsruhe

Showing times and prices for Dec 03

Cheapest

22

Average

27

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.

Deutsche Bahn
10:45PMCologne4h16 03:01AMKarlsruhe
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221One-way
Deutsche Bahn
02:53PMCologne4h03 06:56PMKarlsruhe
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231One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:53PMCologne4h05 07:58PMKarlsruhe
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231One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:53PMCologne3h44 10:37PMKarlsruhe
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241One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:53PMCologne3h44 11:37PMKarlsruhe
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271One-way

Train schedule from Cologne to Karlsruhe

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, December 3
Deutsche Bahn
02:53PMCologne4h03 06:56PMKarlsruhe
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Deutsche Bahn
03:53PMCologne4h05 07:58PMKarlsruhe
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Deutsche Bahn
06:53PMCologne3h44 10:37PMKarlsruhe
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Deutsche Bahn
07:53PMCologne3h44 11:37PMKarlsruhe
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Deutsche Bahn
09:53PMCologne4h08 02:01AMKarlsruhe
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Deutsche Bahn
10:45PMCologne4h16 03:01AMKarlsruhe
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Deutsche Bahn
10:53PMCologne4h08 03:01AMKarlsruhe
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Fastest train times from Cologne to Karlsruhe

Showing times and prices for Dec 03

Fastest Journey

3 h 44 m

Average

4 h 1 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

238 km

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.

Deutsche Bahn
06:53PMCologne3h44 10:37PMKarlsruhe
0 transfers
241One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:53PMCologne3h44 11:37PMKarlsruhe
0 transfers
271One-way
Deutsche Bahn
02:53PMCologne4h03 06:56PMKarlsruhe
0 transfers
231One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:53PMCologne4h05 07:58PMKarlsruhe
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231One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:53PMCologne4h08 02:01AMKarlsruhe
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401One-way

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Karlsruhe

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 46 min
priceAverage train ticket price$26 (€24)
frequencyTrain frequency19 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche 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.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Karlsruhe trains

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

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:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 22 min
  • Average Price: $20
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 8 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Karlsruhe

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Karlsruhe easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Karlsruhe.
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Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Cologne to Karlsruhe to cost as little as $20 (€18)  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Cologne to Karlsruhe train to cost on average $26 (€24)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Karlsruhe from Cologne by train to be approximately 147 miles (237 km).
On average the Cologne to Karlsruhe train travel time is 2 h 46 min  for the 147 miles (237 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

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.

For the route from Cologne to Karlsruhe you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Cologne and Karlsruhe on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Cologne for Karlsruhe is 19 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Cologne to Karlsruhe at 7: 55 PM. The last train from Cologne to Karlsruhe that you can take departs at 7: 55 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Cologne to Karlsruhe schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
The price of a one way train ticket from Cologne to Karlsruhe is on average $26 (€24) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Cologne to Karlsruhe available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports in Cologne and Karlsruhe

Cologne
Karlsruhe
Köln Hbf is the most popular Cologne 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 Cologne for your trip to Karlsruhe.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 2211411055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Köln Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility

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