Karlsruhe to Heidelberg train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg

Showing times and prices for May 23

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

43 m

Average

47 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

50 km

Cheap train tickets from Karlsruhe to start from $24 with an average ticket price of $28.

The fastest train from Karlsruhe to takes 43m in comparison to an average duration of 47m and covers a distance of 50 km.

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

Deutsche Bahn
08:00AM0h45
Karlsruhe
08:45AMHeidelberg
$241One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
07:51AM0h43
Karlsruhe
08:34AMHeidelberg
$251One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
11:00AM0h54
Karlsruhe
11:54AMHeidelberg
$291One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
03:00PM0h48
Karlsruhe
03:48PMHeidelberg
$301One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:06AM0h45
Karlsruhe
09:51AMHeidelberg
$311One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg

distanceDistance30 miles (49 km)
durationAverage train duration31 min
priceAverage train ticket price$20 (€18)
frequencyTrain frequency23 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 18 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, TGV, FlixTrain or TGV INOUI

Trains from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg cover the 30 miles (49 km) long route taking on average 31 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, TGV, FlixTrain or TGV INOUI. Normally, there are 23 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $3 (€3), but the average price of train tickets is $20 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Karlsruhe Hbf and arrive in Heidelberg Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn, TGV and FlixTrain from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg trains

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn, TGV and FlixTrain train tickets between Karlsruhe and Heidelberg from $3 (€3) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

FlixTrain is a German train company which is part of FlixMobility, the company who own FlixBus. Since 2018, FlixMobility has also offered the option of train travel to some of the largest German cities like Hamburg, Cologne, Stuttgart and Berlin including trains between Karlsruhe and Heidelberg. FlixTrain has high speed comfortable trains with a guaranteed seat, foot space, reading lamp and a luggage rack to store your belongings as well as sockets on most trains and free Wi-Fi for all passengers. The most popualr routes in Germany for FlixTrain are from Berlin to Hamburg, Frankfurt to Stuttgart and Cologne to Hamburg. They also offer trains on the Sotckholm to Gothenburg route in Sweden.

Train information from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg with FlixTrain:

  • Average Duration: 36 min
  • Cheapest Price: $3

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

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg 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 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 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 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 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 Heidelberg

FAQs: Travel by train from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg 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 Heidelberg.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg can start from as little as $3 (€3) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Karlsruhe to Heidelberg is $20 (€18); 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 Heidelberg train time is 31 min   covering the 30 mile (49 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg leaves at 6: 51 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg leaves at 10: 28 PM.
Yes, there are 18 direct trains a day from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg with Deutsche Bahn. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, you can take a high-speed train from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg with TGV or TGV INOUI. Overall you can travel with the following companies: Deutsche Bahn, TGV, FlixTrain or TGV INOUI.
Take the Karlsruhe to Heidelberg train with Deutsche Bahn, TGV, FlixTrain or TGV INOUI. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Karlsruhe and Heidelberg as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 28 PM.

When departing from Karlsruhe, you have various train station options to start your route from including Karlsruhe Hbf, Karlsruhe-Durlach station and Karlsruhe Bahnhofsvorplatz. When arriving in Heidelberg, you can end your route in train stations like Heidelberg Hbf, Heidelberg-Altstadt station and Heidelberg-Weststadt/Südstadt.

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 Heidelberg Hbf, located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Heidelberg from Karlsruhe is worth doing with a journey time of 31 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Karlsruhe to Heidelberg by train is August.
You have options as you can travel between Karlsruhe and Heidelberg 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Karlsruhe and Heidelberg

Karlsruhe
Heidelberg
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 Heidelberg.
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
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Karlsruhe AlbtalbfAccessibility
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Karlsruhe-KnielingenParkingATMAccessibility
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
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Karlsruhe-Hagsfeld stationATMAccessibility
Karlsruhe LessingstraßeParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
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Karlsruhe WestATMAccessibility
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Karlsruhe-Neureut Kirchfeld
Bahnhof Karlsruhe-MühlburgParkingATMAccessibility
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
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Karlsruhe SophienstraßeParkingATMAccessibility
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
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Städtisches Klinikum/Moltkestraße - KarlsruheParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
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Kunstakademie/Hochschule - KarlsruheParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
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ParkingParking
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Karlsruhe Europaplatz/Post Galerie (Kaiserstraße)ParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
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AccessibilityAccessibility
Durlacher Tor / KIT-Campus Süd - KarlsruheParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
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Karlsruhe Rüppurrer TorParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
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