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Train Information from Kassel to Karlsruhe

distanceDistance167 miles (269 km)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Kassel to Karlsruhe cover the 167 miles (269 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 5 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn between Kassel and Karlsruhe

Find the best trip from Kassel to Karlsruhe with Omio's train partners Deutsche Bahn! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Official Deutsche Bahn tickets from Kassel to Karlsruhe are available on Omio! Germany's largest rail company offers high-quality services from Kassel to Karlsruhe to cover the 167 miles (269 km) route, and Omio shows you the best deals for DB trains from Kassel to Karlsruhe on offer. Simply choose the best times and tickets (including Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares) available for you to make the journey between Kassel and Karlsruhe with DB. You can also find Deutsche Bahn’s discount cards, such as the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, and use these to purchase DB tickets on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn offers a wide range of train types with different levels of comfort, amenities on offer and time needed to travel. You'll be sure to find the perfect train type to suit your needs, such as: InterCity Express (ICE) for high-speed trains, Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) for express domestic and international trains, and more local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains.

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket from Kassel to Karlsruhe:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Kassel to Karlsruhe
Travel by train to Karlsruhe 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 Kassel to Karlsruhe.
FAQs
How far is it from Kassel to Karlsruhe by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Kassel to Karlsruhe by train to be approximately 167 miles (269 km).
How long is the train ride to Karlsruhe from Kassel?
On average the Kassel to Karlsruhe train time is 3 h 5 min  covering the 167 miles (269 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Kassel goes to Karlsruhe? What train station do I come into Karlsruhe from Kassel?

Some of the Kassel train stations to Karlsruhe you can start your journey from include Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, Kassel Hbf and Kassel Hbf (tief). Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Karlsruhe include Karlsruhe Hbf, Karlsruhe-Durlach and Karlsruhe-Knielingen.

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

Where is the train station in Kassel to go to Karlsruhe? Where is the train station in Karlsruhe located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe and travel around 2 mile (s) / 3 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Karlsruhe Hbf and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city center in Karlsruhe.

Which train companies should I travel with from Kassel to Karlsruhe?
For the best Kassel to Karlsruhe train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Kassel to Karlsruhe to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services are there from Kassel to Karlsruhe a day?
The average number of trains departing Kassel for Karlsruhe is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Kassel
Karlsruhe
Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe is the most popular Kassel 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 Kassel for your trip to Karlsruhe.