The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Hamburg to Karlsruhe is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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5 h 13 m
8 h 11 m
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Of the 4 trains that leave Hamburg for Karlsruhe every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||322 miles (520 km)|
|Average train duration||8 h 53 min|
|Average train ticket price||$33 (€29)|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or FlixTrain|
Trains from Hamburg to Karlsruhe cover the 322 miles (520 km) long route taking on average 8 h 53 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or FlixTrain. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $19 (€17), but the average price of train tickets is $33 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.
Find the best trains from Hamburg to Karlsruhe with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $19 (€17). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best 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 between Hamburg and Karlsruhe. 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 Hamburg to Karlsruhe train information:
Daily there are several Deutsche Bahn express trains on the Hamburg - Karlsruhe route. In about 4:45 hours the train arrives directly in the metropolis of Baden-Württemberg. In addition, numerous other connections with a one-off change in Frankfurt or Mannheim complete the connection. The journey time is somewhat longer.
Deutsche Bahn offers all connections from Hamburg to Karlsruhe. Almost every day 13 ICs travel directly from Hamburg main station to Karlsruhe main station.
A direct journey from Hamburg to Karlsruhe by Deutsche Bahn takes almost 4:45 hours. With a stopover, the journey time from Hamburg to Karlsruhe is extended to around 5:45 hours
There are 13 direct connections between Hamburg and Karlsruhe every day. There may be fewer direct connections on weekends, public holidays and holidays.
At which station does the train start in Hamburg? The train journey south starts at the main station. This can be reached by S-Bahn in 00:25 hours from the airport. At the entrances Glockengießerwall and Kirchenallee there are taxi stands.
At which station does the train arrive in Karlsruhe? Arrival takes place at the main station in Karlsruhe Südweststadt. The S-Bahn connects the station with cities like Bruchsal, Heidelberg and Ludwigshafen. The S-Bahn also runs within the city.
Some of the Hamburg train stations to Karlsruhe you can start your journey from include Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Karlsruhe include Karlsruhe Hbf, Karlsruhe-Durlach and Karlsruhe-Hagsfeld.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arriving in Karlsruhe Hbf.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Hamburg Hbf, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Karlsruhe Hbf, located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city center.
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