Karlsruhe to Munich train

Cheap train tickets from Karlsruhe to Munich

Showing times and prices for Oct 06

Cheapest

24

Average

43

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn
06:06PMKarlsruhe4h26 10:32PMMunich
0 transfers
241One-way
TGV
04:27PMKarlsruhe3h09 07:36PMMunich
0 transfers
401One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:06PMKarlsruhe3h21 10:27PMMunich
0 transfers
501One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:15PMKarlsruhe6h48 04:03AMMunich
0 transfers
581One-way

Train schedule from Karlsruhe to Munich

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, October 6
TGV
04:27PMKarlsruhe3h09 07:36PMMunich
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Deutsche Bahn
06:06PMKarlsruhe4h26 10:32PMMunich
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Deutsche Bahn
07:06PMKarlsruhe3h21 10:27PMMunich
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:15PMKarlsruhe6h48 04:03AMMunich
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Karlsruhe to Munich

Showing times and prices for Oct 06

Fastest Journey

3 h 9 m

Average

4 h 26 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

254 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Karlsruhe for Munich every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

TGV
04:27PMKarlsruhe3h09 07:36PMMunich
0 transfers
401One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:06PMKarlsruhe3h21 10:27PMMunich
0 transfers
501One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:06PMKarlsruhe4h26 10:32PMMunich
0 transfers
241One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:15PMKarlsruhe6h48 04:03AMMunich
0 transfers
581One-way

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Overview: Train from Karlsruhe to Munich

distanceDistance157 miles (253 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$20 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency22 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV or TGV inOui

Trains from Karlsruhe to Munich cover the 157 miles (253 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV or TGV inOui. Normally, there are 22 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $14 (€13), but the average price of train tickets is $20 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Karlsruhe Hbf and arrive in München Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn and TGV from Karlsruhe to Munich trains

You can travel by train to Munich from Karlsruhe with Deutsche Bahn and TGV for as low as $14 (€13). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Deutsche Bahn
TGV

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 to Munich from Karlsruhe. 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.

Karlsruhe to Munich train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 8 min
  • Average Price: $14
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 5 a day

Save time and money by searching for and booking your TGV train between Karlsruhe and Munich online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest TGV train from Karlsruhe to Munich, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current TGV train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 157 miles (253 km) journey from Karlsruhe to Munich as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Karlsruhe to Munich, you can check straight away if the TGV ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official TGV Karlsruhe to Munich train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

    Travel Tips: Trains from Karlsruhe to Munich

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Munich 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 Munich.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Karlsruhe to Munich to cost as little as $14 (€13)  in the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Karlsruhe to Munich train to cost on average $20 (€19)  one way.
    You should expect to travel around 157 miles (253 km)  between Karlsruhe and Munich by train.
    On average the Karlsruhe to Munich train travel time is 3 h 20 min  for the 157 miles (253 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

    Some of the Karlsruhe train stations to Munich you can start your journey from include Karlsruhe Hbf, Karlsruhe-Durlach and Karlsruhe-Knielingen. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Munich include München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz.

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

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Karlsruhe Hbf, is located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) from the city center of Karlsruhe.

    The most popular arrival train station, München Hbf, is located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) away from the city center of Munich.

    When taking a train from Karlsruhe to Munich, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection, TGV or TGV inOui for the best way to get you to Munich. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Karlsruhe to Munich and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    Yes, there are 5 direct trains per day from Karlsruhe to Munich. You can look to travel with Deutsche Bahn or TGV  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
    On average, there are 22 trains a day from Karlsruhe to Munich. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The first Karlsruhe to Munich train departs at 5: 06 AM   and the last train from Karlsruhe to Munich leaves at 11: 20 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Karlsruhe to Munich on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    If you buy the Karlsruhe to Munich train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $20 (€19). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Munich from Karlsruhe. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Karlsruhe
    Munich
    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 Munich.
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    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
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    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.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility

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