Karlsruhe to Basel train

Cheap train tickets from Karlsruhe to Basel

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Cheapest

£20

Average

£43

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.

05:10Karlsruhe Hbf2h10 07:20Basel SBB
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£201One-way
06:58Karlsruhe Hbf1h49 08:47Basel SBB
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£241One-way
21:12Karlsruhe Hbf1h52 23:04Basel SBB
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£261One-way
04:03Karlsruhe Hbf2h17 06:20Basel SBB
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£301One-way
11:49Karlsruhe Hbf1h44 13:33Basel SBB
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£301One-way

Train schedule Karlsruhe to Basel

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04:03Karlsruhe Hbf2h17 06:20Basel SBB
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05:10Karlsruhe Hbf2h10 07:20Basel SBB
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06:58Karlsruhe Hbf1h49 08:47Basel SBB
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09:00Karlsruhe Hbf1h47 10:47Basel SBB
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09:00Karlsruhe Hbf1h47 10:47Basel SBB
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09:11Karlsruhe Hbf1h44 10:55Basel SBB
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09:11Karlsruhe Hbf1h44 10:55Basel SBB
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10:00Karlsruhe Hbf1h47 11:47Basel SBB
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10:00Karlsruhe Hbf1h47 11:47Basel SBB
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11:00Karlsruhe Hbf1h47 12:47Basel SBB
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11:00Karlsruhe Hbf1h47 12:47Basel SBB
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11:11Karlsruhe Hbf1h44 12:55Basel SBB
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11:11Karlsruhe Hbf1h44 12:55Basel SBB
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11:49Karlsruhe Hbf1h44 13:33Basel SBB
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11:49Karlsruhe Hbf1h44 13:33Basel SBB
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12:00Karlsruhe Hbf1h47 13:47Basel SBB
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12:00Karlsruhe Hbf1h47 13:47Basel SBB
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13:00Karlsruhe Hbf1h47 14:47Basel SBB
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13:00Karlsruhe Hbf1h47 14:47Basel SBB
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13:11Karlsruhe Hbf1h44 14:55Basel SBB
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13:49Karlsruhe Hbf1h47 15:36Basel SBB
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14:00Karlsruhe Hbf1h47 15:47Basel SBB
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15:00Karlsruhe Hbf1h47 16:47Basel SBB
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15:11Karlsruhe Hbf1h44 16:55Basel SBB
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16:00Karlsruhe Hbf1h47 17:47Basel SBB
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17:00Karlsruhe Hbf1h47 18:47Basel SBB
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17:11Karlsruhe Hbf1h44 18:55Basel SBB
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18:00Karlsruhe Hbf1h47 19:47Basel SBB
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19:00Karlsruhe Hbf1h47 20:47Basel SBB
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19:11Karlsruhe Hbf1h44 20:55Basel SBB
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19:55Karlsruhe Hbf2h12 22:07Basel SBB
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20:00Karlsruhe Hbf1h49 21:49Basel SBB
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21:03Karlsruhe Hbf1h52 22:55Basel SBB
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21:12Karlsruhe Hbf1h52 23:04Basel SBB
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Fastest train times from Karlsruhe to Basel

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Fastest Journey

1 h 44 m

Average

1 h 48 m

Trains per day

34

Distance

172 km

Of the 34 trains that leave Karlsruhe for Basel every day 34 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
09:11Karlsruhe Hbf1h44 10:55Basel SBB
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£321One-way
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15:11Karlsruhe Hbf1h44 16:55Basel SBB
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£371One-way
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11:11Karlsruhe Hbf1h44 12:55Basel SBB
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£371One-way
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19:11Karlsruhe Hbf1h44 20:55Basel SBB
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£371One-way
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11:11Karlsruhe Hbf1h44 12:55Basel SBB
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£571One-way

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Overview: Train from Karlsruhe to Basel

distanceDistance106 miles (171 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 10 min
priceAverage train ticket price£10 (€11)
frequencyTrain frequency38 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 38 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB Intercity

Trains from Karlsruhe to Basel cover the 106 miles (171 km) long route taking on average 2 h 10 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB Intercity. Normally, there are 38 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £10, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £4. Travellers depart most frequently from Karlsruhe Hbf and arrive in Basel SBB.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains Karlsruhe to Basel

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Karlsruhe to Basel from £4 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Karlsruhe to Basel. DB uses different types of trains such as 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 required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Karlsruhe to Basel train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 48 min
  • Average Price: £20
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 35 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Karlsruhe to Basel

Travel by train to Basel 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 Karlsruhe to Basel.
FAQs

Travel between Karlsruhe, Germany and Basel, Switzerland by train is: Fully open.

Can I enter Switzerland from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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

All travellers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 17/06/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Basel from Karlsruhe as this information can change.

The restriction level for your return train to Karlsruhe, Germany from Basel is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Karlsruhe from Basel restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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:

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

Last checked on 24/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Karlsruhe from Basel closer to your date of departure here.

You can find a cheap train from Karlsruhe to Basel for some dates and times for as low as £4  one way in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Karlsruhe to Basel train to cost on average £10  one way.
You should expect to travel around 106 miles (171 km)  to Basel from Karlsruhe by train.
The train time to Basel from Karlsruhe is on average 2 h 10 min  for the 106 miles (171 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Basel from Karlsruhe by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Karlsruhe to start your route from including Karlsruhe Hbf, Karlsruhe-Durlach and Karlsruhe-Knielingen. In Basel you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel, Birmannsgasse.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Karlsruhe Hbf, is located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) from the city centre of Karlsruhe.

The most popular arrival train station, Basel SBB, is located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre of Basel.

For the best Karlsruhe to Basel train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with ÖBB | ICE, Deutsche Bahn with connection, ÖBB | Nightjet, Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB Intercity. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Karlsruhe and Basel to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there are 38 trains a day from Karlsruhe to Basel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Karlsruhe at 04: 58. The last train leaves from Karlsruhe at 22: 12. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Karlsruhe to Basel and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you book Karlsruhe to Basel train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £10. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Karlsruhe to Basel. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Karlsruhe
Basel
Karlsruhe Hbf is the most popular Karlsruhe 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 Karlsruhe for your journey to Basel.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility

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