Dresden to Karlsruhe train

Cheap train tickets from Dresden to Karlsruhe

Showing times and prices for Aug 15

Cheapest

42

Average

53

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.

Deutsche Bahn
09:50AMDresden8h35 06:25PMKarlsruhe
0 transfers
421One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:06PMDresden10h47 06:53AMKarlsruhe
0 transfers
541One-way
FlixTrain
06:10AMDresden9h45 03:55PMKarlsruhe
0 transfers
551One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:12PMDresden6h49 02:01AMKarlsruhe
0 transfers
601One-way

Train schedule from Dresden to Karlsruhe

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, August 15
FlixTrain
06:10AMDresden9h45 03:55PMKarlsruhe
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Deutsche Bahn
09:50AMDresden8h35 06:25PMKarlsruhe
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Deutsche Bahn
07:12PMDresden6h49 02:01AMKarlsruhe
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Deutsche Bahn
08:06PMDresden10h47 06:53AMKarlsruhe
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Dresden to Karlsruhe

Showing times and prices for Aug 15

Fastest Journey

6 h 49 m

Average

8 h 59 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

445 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Dresden for Karlsruhe every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
07:12PMDresden6h49 02:01AMKarlsruhe
0 transfers
601One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:50AMDresden8h35 06:25PMKarlsruhe
0 transfers
421One-way
FlixTrain
06:10AMDresden9h45 03:55PMKarlsruhe
0 transfers
551One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:06PMDresden10h47 06:53AMKarlsruhe
0 transfers
541One-way

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Overview: Train from Dresden to Karlsruhe

distanceDistance275 miles (444 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 49 min
priceAverage train ticket price$37 (€34)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Dresden to Karlsruhe cover the 275 miles (444 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 49 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $25 (€23), but the average price of train tickets is $37 (€34). Travelers depart most frequently from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Dresden to Karlsruhe trains

You can travel by train between Dresden and Karlsruhe with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $25 (€23). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Dresden to Karlsruhe train.

Train information from Dresden to Karlsruhe with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 29 min
  • Average Price: $25
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 5 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Dresden to Karlsruhe

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 Dresden to Karlsruhe.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Dresden to Karlsruhe trains for as little as $25 (€23)  in the next 7 days.
The train price from Dresden to Karlsruhe is on average $37 (€34)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
You should expect to travel around 275 miles (444 km)  to Karlsruhe from Dresden by train.
On average the Dresden to Karlsruhe train travel time is 6 h 49 min  for the 275 miles (444 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Some of the Dresden train stations to Karlsruhe you can start your journey from include Dresden Hauptbahnhof and Dresden-Neustadt. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Karlsruhe include Karlsruhe Hbf, Karlsruhe-Durlach and Karlsruhe-Knielingen.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Dresden Hauptbahnhof   and arriving in Karlsruhe Hbf.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and travel around 1.9 miles (3 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Karlsruhe Hbf and need to travel approximately 1.4 miles (2.3 km) from the train station to the city center in Karlsruhe.

When taking a train from Dresden to Karlsruhe, you can count on Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Karlsruhe. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Karlsruhe from Dresden and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Dresden for Karlsruhe is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from Dresden to Karlsruhe at 5: 25 AM   or take the last train from Dresden to Karlsruhe leaving at 9: 06 PM. Look for the latest Dresden to Karlsruhe train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
The price of a one way train ticket from Dresden to Karlsruhe is on average $37 (€34) 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 trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Dresden and Karlsruhe available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dresden
Karlsruhe
Dresden Hauptbahnhof is the most popular Dresden 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 Dresden for your trip to Karlsruhe.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 3514611055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Dresden Hauptbahnhof
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3
Tram lines: 3, 7, 8, 10
Bus lines: 66, 261, 333, 360, 424
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, 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.

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