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Train Information between Karlsruhe and Berlin

distanceDistance327 miles (527 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$38 (€31)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or ÖBB | Nightjet

Trains from Karlsruhe to Berlin cover the 327 miles (527 km) long route taking on average 5 h 20 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or ÖBB | Nightjet. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $38 (€31), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $19 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Karlsruhe Hbf and arrive in Berlin Hbf.

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Travel with Deutsche Bahn from Karlsruhe to Berlin

You can travel by train between Karlsruhe and Berlin with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $19 (€15). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

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 Karlsruhe and Berlin. 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.

    Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket from Karlsruhe to Berlin:

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

    Train from Karlsruhe to Berlin

    The city of Karlsruhe in Baden-Württemberg is excellently connected to the German train network. Several ICE trains run daily in about 5 hours 20 minutes directly from Karlsruhe to Berlin. Switching sometimes means no loss of time. This is shown by the train connection from Karlsruhe to Berlin. The fastest connection requires a single transfer. It reaches Berlin about ten minutes faster than the direct IC. If you want to ride this route at night, you may have to change trains twice.

    Which train companies travel from Karlsruhe to Berlin?

    Deutsche Bahn is responsible for the route from Karlsruhe to Berlin. All travel by train from Karlsruhe to Berlin takes place either in ICEs or ICs.

    How long does the train ride from Karlsruhe to Berlin take?

    The travel time to get from Karlsruhe to Berlin by train without changing trains is about 5 hours 20 minutes. In the course of the morning there is a connection that is ten minutes faster. To do this, passengers must change trains in Göttingen or Hanover. Connections with two changes manage the route almost as fast as direct trains.

    How often can you take the train from Karlsruhe to Berlin?

    Seven or eight ICEs carry passengers every day directly from Karlsruhe to Berlin. They start on Monday and Tuesday at 5 am, from Wednesday to Sunday at 6 am. The last direct train leaves Karlsruhe at 6 pm. Seven or eight connections also require two changes. The best way to get to Berlin is by train from Karlsruhe with a one-time change. Every day, passengers have the choice between over 30 connections that start between midnight and 9 pm in Karlsruhe. Between 5 and 21 there is at least one connection per hour.

    Stations on the line Karlsruhe - Berlin?

    Hauptbahnhof Karlsruhe. The main station in Karlsruhe is adapted for the disabled. Trams and buses carry passengers from the station forecourt to the urban area. There are three paid parking zones nearby. In this station you can use WLAN 30 minutes free of charge.

    Hauptbahnhof Berlin. In the federal capital, the central station is located directly in the center. It is connected to all public transport in Berlin. U-, S- and trams as well as buses and regional trains bring travelers to the city and its surroundings, for example the U55 and the S5, S7 and S75.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Karlsruhe to Berlin
    Travel by train 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.
    FAQs
    How much do cheap trains to Berlin from Karlsruhe cost?
    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Karlsruhe to Berlin for the next 7 days starting from $19 (€15)  one way.
    What is the cost of a train from Karlsruhe to Berlin?
    If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Karlsruhe to Berlin train price to come in at an average of $38 (€31)  one way.
    How far is it from Karlsruhe to Berlin by train?
    The distance to Berlin from Karlsruhe by train is approximately 327 miles (527 km).
    How long is a train from Karlsruhe to Berlin on average?
    On average the Karlsruhe to Berlin train travel time is 5 h 20 min  for the 327 miles (527 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    What train station in Karlsruhe goes to Berlin? What train station do I come into Berlin from Karlsruhe?

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

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

    Where is the train station in Karlsruhe? Where is the train station in Berlin?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Karlsruhe Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Berlin Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center.

    What train providers offer a service to Berlin from Karlsruhe?
    When taking a train from Karlsruhe to Berlin, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or ÖBB | Nightjet for the best way to get you to Berlin. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Berlin from Karlsruhe and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    What are the first and last departure train times from Karlsruhe to Berlin?
    You can take the earliest train from Karlsruhe to Berlin at 5: 36 AM   or take the last train from Karlsruhe to Berlin leaving at 9: 07 PM. Look for the latest Karlsruhe to Berlin train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
    How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Karlsruhe to Berlin to get the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets to Berlin from Karlsruhe within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $38 (€31) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Karlsruhe to Berlin a few months in advance.