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Train Information from London to Karlsruhe

distanceDistance412 miles (665 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from London to Karlsruhe cover the 412 miles (665 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 43 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn trains between London and Karlsruhe

Deutsche Bahn will get you between London and Karlsruhe at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Official Deutsche Bahn tickets from London to Karlsruhe are available on Omio! Germany's largest railway operator offers high-quality services from London to Karlsruhe to cover the 412 miles (665 km) route, and Omio shows you the best deals for DB trains from London to Karlsruhe on offer. Simply choose the best times and tickets (including Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares) available for you to make the journey between London and Karlsruhe with DB. You can also find Deutsche Bahn’s discount cards, such as the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, and use these to purchase DB tickets on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn offers a wide range of train types with different levels of comfort, amenities on offer and time needed to travel. You'll be sure to find the perfect train type to suit your needs, such as: InterCity Express (ICE) for high-speed trains, Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) for express domestic and international trains, and more local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains.

Deutsche Bahn 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between London and Karlsruhe are the following:

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

Deutsche Bahn Trains from London to Karlsruhe

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Deutsche Bahn is Germany's leading train company, running 40,000 train journeys every day. Deutsche Bahn has a wide range of tickets, offers and discount cards such as the BahnCard. Check if you can use it on the Deutsche Bahn trains from London to Karlsruhe. For more information on ticket cancellation, please visit our customer service centre.

Deutsche Bahn has different types of trains such as ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regional Rail) based on travel time and comfort. Toilets are available on all trains and some of them have an onboard restaurant or access to Wi-Fi.

At Omio, you can easily check the train schedule from London to Karlsruhe and book cheap Deutsche Bahn tickets.


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Trains from London 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 London to Karlsruhe.
FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between London and Karlsruhe?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Karlsruhe, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • 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?

All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 15/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Karlsruhe from London as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to London, United Kingdom from Karlsruhe, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Karlsruhe to London is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Germany?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Karlsruhe?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 15/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Karlsruhe to London train here.

What is the distance by train from London to Karlsruhe?
You should expect to travel around 412 miles (665 km)  from London to Karlsruhe by train.
How long does it take from London to Karlsruhe by train?
While the time it takes to travel 412 miles (665 km) between London and Karlsruhe can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from London to Karlsruhe is on average 8 h 43 min.
When travelling by train from London to Karlsruhe, which train station in London do I depart from and which train station in Karlsruhe do I arrive in?

When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your journey from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When arriving in Karlsruhe, you can end your route in train stations like Karlsruhe Hbf, Karlsruhe-Durlach and Karlsruhe-Knielingen.

Omio customers book a train from London Victoria   to Karlsruhe Hbf   most frequently for this route.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, London Victoria, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of London. The most popular arrival train station in Karlsruhe, called Karlsruhe Hbf, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.

What train providers offer a service from London to Karlsruhe?
Take the London to Karlsruhe train with Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip between London and Karlsruhe as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there to Karlsruhe from London?
On average, there are 3 trains a day from London to Karlsruhe. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Karlsruhe
London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Karlsruhe.
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Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Connections to/from station
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
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Connections to/from station
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Amenities at station
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ParkingParking
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 326, 139
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar