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Train Information between Berlin and Karlsruhe

distanceDistance327 miles (527 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price£23 (€26)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or FlixTrain

Trains from Berlin to Karlsruhe cover the 327 miles (527 km) long route taking on average 8 h 26 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £13, but the average price of train tickets is £23. Travellers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn Berlin – Karlsruhe

You can travel by train between Berlin and Karlsruhe with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £13. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Germany's largest train operator Deutsche Bahn (DB) offers excellent services within Germany and internationally, including a journey from Berlin to Karlsruhe. Find DB train timetables and tickets for your 327 miles (527 km) journey between Berlin and 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 Berlin 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, toilets 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 between Berlin and Karlsruhe are the following:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Berlin 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 Berlin to Karlsruhe.
FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets from Berlin to Karlsruhe cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Karlsruhe from Berlin for as little as £13  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Berlin to Karlsruhe?
The Berlin to Karlsruhe train ticket price is on average £23  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
What is the distance between Berlin and Karlsruhe by train?
The train distance from Berlin to Karlsruhe is around 327 miles (527 km).
How long does it take from Berlin to Karlsruhe by train?
While the time it takes to travel 327 miles (527 km) between Berlin and Karlsruhe can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Berlin to Karlsruhe is on average 8 h 26 min.
When travelling by train from Berlin to Karlsruhe, which train station in Berlin do I depart from and which train station in Karlsruhe do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Berlin to start your trip from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. In Karlsruhe you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Karlsruhe Hbf, Karlsruhe-Durlach and Karlsruhe-Knielingen.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf   and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.

Where is the train station in Berlin? Where is the train station in Karlsruhe?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Berlin Hbf, located approximately 1.7 miles (2.8 km) from the city centre of Berlin. The most popular arrival train station in Karlsruhe, called Karlsruhe Hbf, is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from its city centre.

What train companies go from Berlin to Karlsruhe?
For the trip from Berlin to Karlsruhe you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Berlin to Karlsruhe on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services per day are there to Karlsruhe from Berlin?
The average number of trains departing Berlin for Karlsruhe is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Berlin to Karlsruhe?
You can take the first train from Berlin to Karlsruhe at 06: 24   or take the last train from Berlin to Karlsruhe leaving at 06: 24. Look for the latest Berlin Karlsruhe train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How early should I buy Berlin to Karlsruhe train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find a train from Berlin to Karlsruhe to cost on average £23 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Berlin to Karlsruhe train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Karlsruhe
Berlin Hbf is the most popular Berlin railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Berlin for your journey to Karlsruhe.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 302971055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
Public transport options for Berlin Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7