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Train Information to Karlsruhe from Geneva

distanceDistance219 miles (353 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price$35 (€28)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Geneva to Karlsruhe cover the 219 miles (353 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 59 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 route for as low as $33 (€27), but the average price of train tickets is $35 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Geneva to Karlsruhe in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your journey from Geneva to Karlsruhe on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Geneva to Karlsruhe is 219 miles (353 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Geneva and Karlsruhe start at $37 (€30).

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.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Geneva 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 Geneva to Karlsruhe.
FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Geneva to Karlsruhe?

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

Is international entry into Karlsruhe from Geneva restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Geneva?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 9/18/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Geneva and Karlsruhe closer to your date of departure here

Are there restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Germany by train?

Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Geneva from Karlsruhe?

Entry into Switzerland 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

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

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

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

Last checked on 9/13/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Geneva from Karlsruhe.

How much are cheap trains from Geneva to Karlsruhe?
Train tickets from Geneva to Karlsruhe for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $33 (€27)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train between Geneva and Karlsruhe?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Geneva to Karlsruhe train price to come in at an average of $35 (€28)  one way.
What is the distance between Geneva and Karlsruhe by train?
The train distance from Geneva to Karlsruhe is around 219 miles (353 km).
How many hours is the train time to Karlsruhe from Geneva?
While the time it takes to travel 219 miles (353 km) to Karlsruhe from Geneva can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Geneva to Karlsruhe train journey time is on average 9 h 59 min.
What train station in Geneva goes to Karlsruhe? What train station do I come into Karlsruhe from Geneva?

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

Where is the train station in Geneva to go to Karlsruhe? Where is the train station in Karlsruhe located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Genève, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Karlsruhe Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

Which train companies should I travel with from Geneva to Karlsruhe?
For the best Geneva to Karlsruhe train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Geneva and Karlsruhe to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services are there from Geneva to Karlsruhe a day?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Geneva to Karlsruhe. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Geneva to Karlsruhe? When is the last train from Geneva to Karlsruhe?
The first Geneva to Karlsruhe train departs at 9: 15 AM   and the last train from Geneva to Karlsruhe leaves at 6: 42 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Geneva to Karlsruhe on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I buy train tickets from Geneva to Karlsruhe to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Geneva to Karlsruhe is on average $35 (€28) 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 to Karlsruhe from Geneva available a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Geneva
Karlsruhe
Geneve, Cornavin
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