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 Salzburg to Karlsruhe will cost around $ 80 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 30.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
4 h 51 m
5 h 45 m
Trains per day
Of the 35 trains that leave Salzburg for Karlsruhe every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 369 km distance in an average of 5 h 45 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 51 m .
The slowest trains will take 10 h 20 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||228 miles (368 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 15 min|
|Average train ticket price||$30 (€24)|
|Train frequency||4 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB|
Trains from Salzburg to Karlsruhe cover the 228 miles (368 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 15 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $30 (€24), but the average price of train tickets is $30 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.
Find the best trains from Salzburg to Karlsruhe with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $30 (€24). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
Germany's largest train company Deutsche Bahn (DB) offers excellent services within Germany and internationally, including a route between Salzburg and Karlsruhe. Find DB train times and tickets for your 228 miles (368 km) journey from Salzburg 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 Salzburg 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.
Operator ticket policies for COVID
Travel by train between Salzburg, Austria and Karlsruhe, Germany is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 9/21/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Salzburg to Karlsruhe closer to your date of departure here
Return travel from Germany to Austria is: Partially open.
Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/22/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Salzburg from Karlsruhe.
When taking the train between Salzburg and Karlsruhe, you can choose to depart from train stations like Salzburg Hbf, Salzburg Aigen and Salzburg Aiglhof. Your journey can end in train stations such as Karlsruhe Hbf, Karlsruhe-Durlach and Karlsruhe-Knielingen.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Salzburg Hbf 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.
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