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Train Information between Geneva and Karlsruhe

distanceDistance219 miles (353 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£30 (€34)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Geneva to Karlsruhe cover the 219 miles (353 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 55 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £24, but the average price of train tickets is £30. Travellers depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn trains between Geneva and Karlsruhe

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Geneva to Karlsruhe from £24. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Geneva and Karlsruhe in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your journey between Geneva and Karlsruhe on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Geneva and Karlsruhe is 219 miles (353 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Geneva and Karlsruhe start at £33.

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while WCs are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Geneva 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 Geneva to Karlsruhe.
FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Karlsruhe, Germany if I'm coming from Geneva, Switzerland by train?

Travel by train between Geneva, Switzerland and Karlsruhe, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Karlsruhe from Geneva restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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 18/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Geneva to Karlsruhe closer to your date of departure here.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Karlsruhe, Germany to Geneva, Switzerland?

Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Geneva from Karlsruhe?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Karlsruhe?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Geneva, Switzerland?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 15/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Geneva from Karlsruhe.

How much do cheap trains to Karlsruhe from Geneva cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Geneva and Karlsruhe for the next 7 days starting from £24  one way.
What is the average price of train tickets from Geneva to Karlsruhe?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Geneva and Karlsruhe is £30  one way.
How many miles is it from Geneva to Karlsruhe by train?
You should expect to travel around 219 miles (353 km)  from Geneva to Karlsruhe by train.
How long is the train journey from Geneva to Karlsruhe?
While the time it takes to travel 219 miles (353 km) between Geneva and Karlsruhe can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Geneva to Karlsruhe is on average 4 h 55 min.
What station does the Geneva to Karlsruhe train leave from? Which Karlsruhe train station do I come into from Geneva?

Some of the Geneva train stations to Karlsruhe you can start your journey from include Genève and Geneva. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Karlsruhe include Karlsruhe Hbf, Karlsruhe-Durlach and Karlsruhe-Knielingen.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Genève   and arriving in Karlsruhe Hbf.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Genève, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Karlsruhe Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre.

What train companies offer a service from Geneva to Karlsruhe?
Take the Geneva to Karlsruhe train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip between Geneva and Karlsruhe as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there between Geneva and Karlsruhe a day?
The average number of trains departing Geneva for Karlsruhe is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Geneva to Karlsruhe?
The first Geneva to Karlsruhe train departs at 07: 15   and the last train from Geneva to Karlsruhe leaves at 19: 42. Check out the most up-to-date Geneva to Karlsruhe train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
When should I book Geneva Karlsruhe train tickets to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Geneva to Karlsruhe is on average £30 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Geneva to Karlsruhe available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Geneva
Karlsruhe
Genève is the most popular Geneva 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 Geneva for your journey to Karlsruhe.