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 Paris to Karlsruhe will cost around $ 86 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 78.
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2 h 33 m
2 h 40 m
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Of the 7 trains that leave Paris for Karlsruhe every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 441 km distance in an average of 2 h 40 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 33 m .
The slowest trains will take 2 h 48 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||273 miles (441 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 38 min|
|Average train ticket price||$79 (€64)|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | ICE, SNCF | TGV or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Paris to Karlsruhe cover the 273 miles (441 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 38 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | ICE, SNCF | TGV or Deutsche Bahn with connection. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $79 (€64), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $48 (€39). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.
Find the best trains from Paris to Karlsruhe with Omio's travel partners TGV and Deutsche Bahn from $48 (€39). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best 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 Paris to Karlsruhe train.
Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between Paris and Karlsruhe:
Several times a day, the train overcomes the almost 500 km between Paris and Karlsruhe. There is a direct connection several times a day. In addition, there are several other connections with connections via Mannheim.
Deutsche Bahn, French SNCF and Oui-SNCF operate between Paris and Karlsruhe. They are used on the German side of the ICE and on the French side on the TGV.
The fastest connection is a direct connection, which takes less than 2 hours 20 minutes for both the TGV and the ICE. The longest connection involves a two-way transfer and takes almost 18 hours
There are about 10 trains a day between Paris and Karlsruhe.
At which station does the train start in Paris? The trip starts at the Gare de l'Est in Paris. The impressive train station with the Art Nouveau hall is one of the six large termini in the city. It is just under 3.5 km from the city center and has connections to the city's underground and suburban train systems.
At which station does the train arrive in Karlsruhe? Karlsruhe main station is located about 2 km south of Karlsruhe city center. The station is connected to all parts of the city by public transport. From here there are connections to all major cities in southwestern Germany.
Travel by train between Paris, France and Karlsruhe, Germany is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 9/19/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Karlsruhe from Paris closer to your date of departure here
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Karlsruhe to Paris is: Partially open
Reentry to France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
What are the requirements?
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/19/21. 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 Paris from Karlsruhe here.
When taking the train to Karlsruhe from Paris, you can choose to depart from train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Your trip can end in train stations such as Karlsruhe Hbf, Karlsruhe-Durlach and Karlsruhe-Knielingen.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 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.
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