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.
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5 h 18 m
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Of the 31 trains that leave Karlsruhe for Berlin every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||327 miles (527 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 47 min|
|Average train ticket price||$47 (€42)|
|Train frequency||7 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 7 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain, ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Karlsruhe to Berlin cover the 327 miles (527 km) long route taking on average 5 h 47 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain, ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $33 (€30), but the average price of train tickets is $47 (€42). Travelers depart most frequently from Karlsruhe Hbf and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
ÖBB Nightjet, FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn trains will get you to Berlin from Karlsruhe from $34 (€30). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost train companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance train at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight trains on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long train journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
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:
Enjoy a smooth and easy journey to Berlin from Karlsruhe with ÖBB Nightjet! As an official travel partner of ÖBB Nightjet, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from ÖBB Nightjet, compare the best routes from Karlsruhe to Berlin as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable ÖBB Nightjet Karlsruhe to Berlin train ticket available today. If you search for ÖBB Nightjet tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to Berlin from Karlsruhe on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 327 miles (527 km) trip to Berlin from Karlsruhe with ease and comfort on a train with ÖBB Nightjet.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Karlsruhe Hbf, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Berlin Hbf, located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) away from the city center.
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