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.
The average ticket from Karlsruhe to Zurich will cost around $ 53 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 23.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
2 h 49 m
3 h 38 m
Trains per day
Of the 40 trains that leave Karlsruhe for Zurich every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 183 km distance in an average of 3 h 38 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 49 m .
The slowest trains will take 7 h 52 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||113 miles (182 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h|
|Average train ticket price||$26 (€21)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Karlsruhe to Zurich cover the 113 miles (182 km) long route taking on average 3 h with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $26 (€21), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $24 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Karlsruhe Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.
For as little as $23 (€19) you can travel by train between Karlsruhe and Zurich with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Karlsruhe to Zurich train.
Deutsche Bahn from Karlsruhe to Zurich train information:
Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets between Karlsruhe and Zurich and when traveling by train:
Travel between Karlsruhe, Germany and Zurich, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 9/20/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Karlsruhe to Zurich before traveling.
Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/21/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Karlsruhe from Zurich.
When taking a train from Karlsruhe, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Karlsruhe Hbf, Karlsruhe-Durlach and Karlsruhe-Knielingen. When you arrive in Zurich, your train can arrive in train stations including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Karlsruhe Hbf to Zürich HB.
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 Zurich, called Zürich HB, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city center.
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