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Train Information between Karlsruhe and Leipzig

distanceDistance238 miles (384 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price£24 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Karlsruhe to Leipzig cover the 238 miles (384 km) long route taking on average 4 h 29 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 route for as low as £16, but the average price of train tickets is £24. Travellers depart most frequently from Karlsruhe Hbf and arrive in Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite.

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Travel with Deutsche Bahn between Karlsruhe and Leipzig

You can travel by train from Karlsruhe to Leipzig with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £16. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Karlsruhe and Leipzig in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your journey from Karlsruhe to Leipzig on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Karlsruhe and Leipzig is 238 miles (384 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Karlsruhe and Leipzig start at £16.

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.

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Travel Tips

Trains from Karlsruhe to Leipzig
Travel by train to Leipzig 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 Leipzig.
How much does a cheap train from Karlsruhe to Leipzig cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Karlsruhe to Leipzig for as low as £16  for the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Karlsruhe to Leipzig?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Karlsruhe to Leipzig train price to come in at an average of £24  one way.
How far is it from Karlsruhe to Leipzig by train?
The train distance from Karlsruhe to Leipzig is around 238 miles (384 km).
How many hours does it take from Karlsruhe to Leipzig by train?
On average the Karlsruhe to Leipzig train time is 4 h 29 min  covering the 238 miles (384 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Karlsruhe to Leipzig train leave from? Which Leipzig train station do I come into from Karlsruhe?

When departing from Karlsruhe, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Karlsruhe Hbf, Karlsruhe-Durlach and Karlsruhe-Knielingen. When arriving in Leipzig, you can end your journey in train stations like Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite, Leipzig Hauptbahnhof and Leipzig Markt.

Omio customers book a train from Karlsruhe Hbf   to Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite   most frequently for this route.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Karlsruhe Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Leipzig Hbf, Ostseite and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Leipzig.

Which train providers can get me from Karlsruhe to Leipzig?
For the best Karlsruhe to Leipzig train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Leipzig from Karlsruhe to compare what amenities they may offer.
Are there any Karlsruhe to Leipzig direct trains?
Yes, there are 12 direct trains between Karlsruhe and Leipzig per day with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
How many train services per day are there to Leipzig from Karlsruhe?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Karlsruhe to Leipzig. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Karlsruhe to Leipzig?
The first train from Karlsruhe to Leipzig leaves at 05: 06   and the last train for this leaves at 21: 07. Omio shows you the latest train from Karlsruhe to Leipzig timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How far in advance should I book train tickets from Karlsruhe to Leipzig for the best deals?
If you book Karlsruhe to Leipzig train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £24. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Karlsruhe and Leipzig. 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 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 Leipzig.

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