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Train Information from London to Karlsruhe

distanceDistance412 miles (665 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from London to Karlsruhe cover the 412 miles (665 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 43 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn trains from London to Karlsruhe

Travel from London to Karlsruhe on Deutsche Bahn trains with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn

Germany's largest train company Deutsche Bahn (DB) offers excellent services within Germany and internationally, including a journey between London and Karlsruhe. Find DB train times and tickets for your 412 miles (665 km) journey from London to Karlsruhe with the best deals on Omio. Choose from ticket types including the Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares if you’re looking for the most affordable train from London to Karlsruhe. DB also offers discount cards, such as the Bahncard, 25, 50 and 100, which you can use on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its levels of efficiency and comfort with its range of train types. These include the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the national express Intercity (IC) and international express Eurocity (EC), and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains. These types of trains differ in terms of the comfort and time needed to travel. For example, bathrooms are standard services on these trains, but other amenities like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi access are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from London to Karlsruhe are the following:

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


Deutsche Bahn trains from London to Karlsruhe

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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 London to Karlsruhe. 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 London to Karlsruhe and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Trains from London 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 London to Karlsruhe.
FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between London and Karlsruhe?

Travel by train between London, United Kingdom and Karlsruhe, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Karlsruhe from London restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

The above information was last checked on 9/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Karlsruhe from London closer to your date of departure here

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to London, United Kingdom from Karlsruhe, Germany?

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

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

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Karlsruhe?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last checked on 9/22/21. 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 London from Karlsruhe here.

How far is Karlsruhe from London by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from London to Karlsruhe by train to be approximately 412 miles (665 km).
How many hours is the train time from London to Karlsruhe?
On average the London to Karlsruhe train travel time is 8 h 43 min  for the 412 miles (665 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from London to Karlsruhe, which train station in London do I depart from and which train station in Karlsruhe do I arrive in?

When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When you arrive in Karlsruhe, your train can arrive in train stations including Karlsruhe Hbf, Karlsruhe-Durlach and Karlsruhe-Knielingen.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from London Victoria   to Karlsruhe Hbf.

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

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to get to this train station.

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

What train providers offer a service from London to Karlsruhe?
If you're looking for trains from London to Karlsruhe, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn to get you to Karlsruhe. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the London to Karlsruhe route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there from London to Karlsruhe a day?
The average number of trains departing London for Karlsruhe is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Karlsruhe
London Bridge
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London Charing Cross
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London Euston
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London Fenchurch Street
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London Kings Cross
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Victoria, Circle<br>Bus lines 91, 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 63, 73, 205, 214
London Liverpool Street
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Paddington
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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport. Metro lines Bakerloo, Circle, District Bus lines 7, 15, 18, 23, 27, 36, 46, 105, 436
London St Pancras
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London Victoria
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines Circle, District, Victoria<br>Bus lines 22, 211, 239, C1, N11
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
London Waterloo East
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee, Waterloo, City<br>Bus lines 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 77, 100, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176