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Train Information from Karlsruhe to Mannheim

distanceDistance34 miles (55 km)
durationAverage train duration25 min
priceAverage train ticket price$21 (€17)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Karlsruhe to Mannheim cover the 34 miles (55 km) long journey taking on average 25 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $21 (€17), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $21 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Karlsruhe Hbf and arrive in Mannheim Hbf.

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Travel with Deutsche Bahn from Karlsruhe to Mannheim

You can travel by train between Karlsruhe and Mannheim with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $21 (€17). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Karlsruhe to Mannheim in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your trip between Karlsruhe and Mannheim on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Karlsruhe and Mannheim is 34 miles (55 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Karlsruhe to Mannheim start at $21 (€17).

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket between Karlsruhe and Mannheim:

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

Deutsche Bahn trains from Karlsruhe to Mannheim


Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Karlsruhe to Mannheim. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Karlsruhe to Mannheim and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.

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Travel Tips

Trains from Karlsruhe to Mannheim
Travel by train to Mannheim 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 Mannheim.
How much do cheap train tickets from Karlsruhe to Mannheim cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Karlsruhe to Mannheim for the next 7 days starting from $21 (€17)  one way.
How much does it cost to take a train to Mannheim from Karlsruhe?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Karlsruhe to Mannheim train price to come in at an average of $21 (€17)  one way.
How far is Karlsruhe to Mannheim by train?
You should expect to travel around 34 miles (55 km)  to Mannheim from Karlsruhe by train.
How long is a train to Mannheim from Karlsruhe on average?
The train time to Mannheim from Karlsruhe is on average 25 min  for the 34 miles (55 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Karlsruhe to Mannheim by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Karlsruhe to Mannheim do I depart from? Which Mannheim train station from Karlsruhe do I arrive in?

When departing from Karlsruhe, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Karlsruhe Hbf, Karlsruhe-Durlach and Karlsruhe-Knielingen. When arriving in Mannheim, you can end your journey in train stations like Mannheim Hbf, Mannheim-Waldhof and Mannheim-Rheinau.

Omio customers book a train from Karlsruhe Hbf   to Mannheim Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Karlsruhe train station to Mannheim? Where is the Mannheim train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Karlsruhe Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Karlsruhe. The most popular arrival train station in Mannheim, called Mannheim Hbf, is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from its city center.

Which train companies can get me from Karlsruhe to Mannheim?
When taking a train from Karlsruhe to Mannheim, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Mannheim. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Karlsruhe to Mannheim and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there between Karlsruhe and Mannheim a day?
On average, there are 50 trains a day from Karlsruhe to Mannheim. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Karlsruhe to Mannheim? What time is the last train from Karlsruhe to Mannheim?
The earliest train departing from Karlsruhe to Mannheim leaves at 5: 12 AM. The last train departing from Karlsruhe to Mannheim leaves at 11: 30 PM. You can find the latest Karlsruhe to Mannheim train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets to Mannheim from Karlsruhe for the best deals?
If you buy a train ticket from Karlsruhe to Mannheim within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $21 (€17) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Karlsruhe to Mannheim are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 Mannheim.