Karlsruhe to Berlin train

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Cheap train tickets from Karlsruhe to Berlin

Showing times and prices for Apr 14

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Karlsruhe to Berlin is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
05:58AM6h33
Karlsruhe Hbf
12:31PMBerlin Hbf
$1541One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
05:58AM6h24
Karlsruhe Hbf
12:22PMBerlin Hbf
$1541One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
08:00AM6h22
Karlsruhe Hbf
02:22PMBerlin Hbf
$1701One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
07:00AM6h03
Karlsruhe Hbf
01:03PMBerlin Hbf
$1701One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
09:00AM5h59
Karlsruhe Hbf
02:59PMBerlin Hbf
$1701One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from Karlsruhe to Berlin

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, April 14
Deutsche Bahn
02:18AM7h56
Karlsruhe Hbf
10:14AMBerlin Hbf
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
05:58AM6h33
Karlsruhe Hbf
12:31PMBerlin Hbf
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
05:58AM6h24
Karlsruhe Hbf
12:22PMBerlin Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
07:00AM6h03
Karlsruhe Hbf
01:03PMBerlin Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
08:00AM6h22
Karlsruhe Hbf
02:22PMBerlin Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
08:00AM6h32
Karlsruhe Hbf
02:32PMBerlin Hbf
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:00AM5h59
Karlsruhe Hbf
02:59PMBerlin Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
09:06AM6h36
Karlsruhe Hbf
03:42PMBerlin Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
10:00AM6h22
Karlsruhe Hbf
04:22PMBerlin Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
10:00AM6h32
Karlsruhe Hbf
04:32PMBerlin Hbf
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
10:00AM6h14
Karlsruhe Hbf
04:14PMBerlin Hbf
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Karlsruhe to Berlin

Showing times and prices for Apr 14

Fastest Journey

5 h 59 m

Average

6 h 30 m

Trains per day

11

Distance

527 km

Of the 11 trains that leave Karlsruhe for Berlin every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
09:00AM5h59
Karlsruhe Hbf
02:59PMBerlin Hbf
$1701One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
07:00AM6h03
Karlsruhe Hbf
01:03PMBerlin Hbf
$1701One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
10:00AM6h14
Karlsruhe Hbf
04:14PMBerlin Hbf
$2211One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
10:00AM6h22
Karlsruhe Hbf
04:22PMBerlin Hbf
$2091One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
08:00AM6h22
Karlsruhe Hbf
02:22PMBerlin Hbf
$1701One-way
1 transfer

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The punctuality of the train on this route was very good. The train arrived at the exact scheduled departure time and reached its destination without any major delays, the train was in a very clean condition. The seats as well as the floor were well maintained and there were no stains that I noticed. Another big plus was the availability of power sockets on the train. This allowed me to charge my video camera during the journey, the train was well accessible for people with mobility impairments. The toilets on the train were clean and well maintained. There was soap and paper towels available. Overall, the train journey from Karlsruhe to Berlin was very satisfactory.
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The train connection from Karlsruhe to Berlin was generally satisfactory. The seats and floors were clean and well maintained. The cleanliness of the train on this connection was generally very good. There were sufficient power sockets on the train to charge electronic devices. However, more sockets would be desirable. The toilets on the train were clean, but it seemed like they could be cleaned more often during the journey. The bistro on the train offered a decent selection of food and drinks. The quality of the products was okay and the prices were fair. Overall, the train journey from Karlsruhe to Berlin was pleasant and convenient.
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The train connection from Karlsruhe to Berlin impressed me positively overall. The customer service throughout the journey was exceptional. Despite the high volume of passengers, the staff were always present, friendly and always ready to help. I was impressed by the cleanliness of the train. Both the carriages and the toilets were very hygienic. The regular maintenance helped to make the passengers and myself feel very comfortable. The comfortable seats and ample space for luggage made the journey even more relaxing. I was also impressed by the performance of the railway. The train journey was extremely punctual and the journey time was exactly as stated by the railway. The train travelled quietly and without any disturbing vibrations, which also made the journey very relaxing overall. The option of using wifi during the journey helped me a lot with my work. In conclusion, I can unreservedly recommend the train connection from Karlsruhe to Berlin in first class. The customer service, the cleanliness and the staff in the first class made the journey with Deutsche Bahn a successful experience.

Overview: Train from Karlsruhe to Berlin

distanceDistance327 miles (527 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price$106 (€94)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or FlixTrain

Trains from Karlsruhe to Berlin cover the 327 miles (527 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 22 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $106 (€94), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $20 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Karlsruhe Hbf and arrive in Berlin Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn and FlixTrain from Karlsruhe to Berlin trains

Find the best trains between Karlsruhe and Berlin with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and FlixTrain from $23 (€20). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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 to Berlin train.

Deutsche Bahn from Karlsruhe to Berlin train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 31 min
  • Cheapest Price: $34
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 2 a day

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB), FlixTrain classes from Karlsruhe to Berlin

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Karlsruhe to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB), FlixTrain

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to DB Lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to DB lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to DB Lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to DB lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Trains from Karlsruhe to Berlin

FAQs: Travel by train from Karlsruhe to Berlin 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 Karlsruhe to Berlin.
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Cheap train tickets from Karlsruhe to Berlin can start from as little as $20 (€18) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Karlsruhe to Berlin is $106 (€94); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Karlsruhe to Berlin train travel time is 5 h 22 min   for the 327 mile (527 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Karlsruhe to Berlin leaves at 7: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Karlsruhe to Berlin leaves at 10: 07 PM.
There are 3 trains a day from Karlsruhe to Berlin which require at least one change with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Karlsruhe to Berlin, you can count on Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain for the best way to get you to Berlin. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Karlsruhe and Berlin and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 07 PM.

When departing from Karlsruhe, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Karlsruhe Hbf, Karlsruhe, Hbf Südausgang and Karlsruhe Bahnhofsvorplatz. When arriving in Berlin, you can end your route in train stations like Berlin Hbf, Berlin Alexanderplatz and Berlin Südkreuz station.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Karlsruhe Hbf, which is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Berlin Hbf, located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Karlsruhe to Berlin by train is September.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Karlsruhe and Berlin including taking a train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Karlsruhe and Berlin

Karlsruhe
Berlin
Karlsruhe Hbf is the most popular Karlsruhe 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 Karlsruhe for your trip to Berlin.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 30 586020930
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
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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.
Karlsruhe, Hbf SüdausgangAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Karlsruhe AlbtalbfAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Karlsruhe-Hagsfeld stationATMAccessibility
Karlsruhe-KnielingenParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Karlsruhe WestATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Bahnhof Karlsruhe-MühlburgParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Durlacher Tor / KIT-Campus Süd - KarlsruheParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Karlsruhe Europaplatz/Post Galerie (Kaiserstraße)ParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Mühlburger Tor (Kaiserallee) - Karlsruhe
Karlsruhe TivoliAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
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