Karlsruhe to Dortmund train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Karlsruhe to Dortmund

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

4 h 19 m

Average

4 h 34 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

287 km

Cheap train tickets from Karlsruhe to start from $32 with an average ticket price of $80.

The fastest train from Karlsruhe to takes 4h 19m in comparison to an average duration of 4h 34m and covers a distance of 287 km.

5 trains that leave Karlsruhe for every day with 5 travelling directly.

Deutsche Bahn
08:00AM4h21
Karlsruhe
12:21PMDortmund
$321One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:00AM4h21
Karlsruhe
01:21PMDortmund
$681One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
07:00AM4h19
Karlsruhe
11:19AMDortmund
$801One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
07:51AM4h54
Karlsruhe
12:45PMDortmund
$911One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
04:00PM4h59
Karlsruhe
08:59PMDortmund
$1271One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Karlsruhe to Dortmund

distanceDistance177 miles (286 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$74 (€65)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Karlsruhe to Dortmund cover the 177 miles (286 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $74 (€65), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $23 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Karlsruhe Hbf and arrive in Dortmund Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Karlsruhe to Dortmund trains

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

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains between Karlsruhe and Dortmund. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

Karlsruhe to Dortmund train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 20 min
  • Cheapest Price: $23
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 7 a day

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

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

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • 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 lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • 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 lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • 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 lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • 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 lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • 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 Dortmund

FAQs: Travel by train from Karlsruhe to Dortmund 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 Dortmund.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Karlsruhe to Dortmund can start from as little as $23 (€20) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Karlsruhe to Dortmund is $74 (€65); 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 Dortmund train time is 3 h 20 min   covering the 177 mile (286 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Karlsruhe to Dortmund leaves at 6: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Karlsruhe to Dortmund leaves at 8: 02 PM.
Yes, there are 7 direct trains a day from Karlsruhe to Dortmund with Deutsche Bahn. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the best Karlsruhe to Dortmund train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Dortmund from Karlsruhe to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 8: 02 PM.

When departing from Karlsruhe, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Karlsruhe Hbf, Karlsruhe Bahnhofsvorplatz and Karlsruhe-Durlach station. When arriving in Dortmund, you can end your journey in train stations like Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund Signal-Iduna-Park station and Dortmund-Hörde 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 Dortmund Hbf, located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Dortmund from Karlsruhe is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 20 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Karlsruhe to Dortmund by train is September.
You have options as you can travel between Karlsruhe and Dortmund 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Karlsruhe and Dortmund

Karlsruhe
Dortmund
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 Dortmund.
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.

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