The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Karlsruhe Central Station to Zürich Hauptbahnhof is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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3 h 28 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Karlsruhe Central Station for Zürich Hauptbahnhof every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||111 miles (179 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 4 min|
|Average train ticket price||$57 (€50)|
|Train frequency||19 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Karlsruhe Central Station to Zürich Hauptbahnhof cover the 111 miles (179 km) long route taking on average 3 h 4 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 19 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $57 (€50), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $23 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Karlsruhe Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.
For as little as $23 (€20) you can travel by train to Zürich Hauptbahnhof from Karlsruhe Central Station with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.
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 Karlsruhe Central Station to Zürich Hauptbahnhof train.
Train information from Karlsruhe Central Station to Zürich Hauptbahnhof with Deutsche Bahn:
Travel between Karlsruhe Central Station, Germany and Zürich Hauptbahnhof, Switzerland by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 3/22/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Karlsruhe Central Station to Zürich Hauptbahnhof before traveling.
Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 3/22/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Karlsruhe Central Station from Zürich Hauptbahnhof.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Karlsruhe Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Karlsruhe Hbf, located approximately 1.4 miles (2.3 km) from the city center of Karlsruhe Central Station. The most popular arrival train station in Zürich Hauptbahnhof, called Zürich HB, is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from its city center.
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