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Overview: Train from Karlsruhe to Thun

distanceDistance159 miles (256 km)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day

Trains from Karlsruhe to Thun cover the 159 miles (256 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 29 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Karlsruhe Hbf and arrive in Thun.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Karlsruhe, Germany to Thun, Switzerland?

Travel between Karlsruhe, Germany and Thun, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Switzerland from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Karlsruhe?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Thun, Switzerland?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/29/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Karlsruhe to Thun as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Germany from Thun, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Thun to Karlsruhe is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Switzerland?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Thun?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Karlsruhe, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 12/7/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Karlsruhe from Thun here.

How far is it from Karlsruhe to Thun by train?
The distance to Thun from Karlsruhe by train is approximately 159 miles (256 km).
What is the Karlsruhe to Thun train travel time?
While the time it takes to travel 159 miles (256 km) between Karlsruhe and Thun can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Karlsruhe to Thun train journey time is on average 3 h 29 min.
When traveling by train from Karlsruhe to Thun, which train station in Karlsruhe do I depart from and which train station in Thun do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Karlsruhe to start your route from including Karlsruhe Hbf, Karlsruhe-Durlach and Karlsruhe-Knielingen. In Thun you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Thun, Thun, Länggasse and Thun, Dufourkaserne.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Karlsruhe Hbf   and arrive in Thun.

Where is the Karlsruhe train station located? Where is the Thun train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Karlsruhe Hbf and travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Thun and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (729 m) from the train station to the city center in Thun.

How many trains are there to Thun from Karlsruhe a day?
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Karlsruhe to Thun. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Karlsruhe
Thun
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 Thun.

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