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Berlin to Karlsruhe by train

The journey from Berlin to Karlsruhe by train is 327.87 mi and takes 9 hr 41 min. There are 13 connections per day, with the first departure at 7:26 AM and the last at 9:01 PM. It is possible to travel from Berlin to Karlsruhe by train for as little as $15.39 or as much as $43.76. The best price for this journey is $15.39.

Lowest Price$15.39
Journey Duration9 hr 41 min
Connection per Day13
Lowest Price$15.39
Highest Price$43.76
First Departure7:26 AM
Last Departure9:01 PM
Distance327.87 mi
DepartureBerlin
ArrivalKarlsruhe
CarriersFlixBus, FlixTrainMore

Berlin to Karlsruhe Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, May 19, 2024

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Cheap train tickets from Berlin to Karlsruhe
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Berlin to Karlsruhe.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Berlin to Karlsruhe, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Berlin to Karlsruhe.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Virail Pro Tip ✌: Booking 10 days in advance save 10% on average

Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $13.96 to $40.17 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 65% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Berlin to Karlsruhe

The cheapest Berlin - Karlsruhe train tickets can be found for as low as $15.25 if you’re lucky, or $26.29 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $44.15.

Find the best day to travel to Karlsruhe by train

When travelling to Karlsruhe by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Flixtrain is a European low-cost passenger rail service that offers affordable and comfortable train travel to various destinations across Germany. It is owned and operated by FlixMobility, the parent company of FlixBus, which is a popular bus transportation service in Europe. Flixtrain operates on several routes, including Berlin to Stuttgart, Berlin to Cologne, and Hamburg to Cologne, among others.

The ÖBB Nightjet, operated by the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB), offers overnight train travel between major European cities, providing a convenient and comfortable way to journey through the night. The Nightjet trains are equipped with sleeping cabins, couchettes, and seats, offering passengers a comfortable and convenient way to travel long distances while they sleep. The service runs throughout Austria and extends to neighboring countries such as Germany, Switzerland, Italy, and the Czech Republic.

Ticket types and facilities from Berlin to Karlsruhe

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by FlixTrain and Nightjet when traveling from Berlin to Karlsruhe.

Standard

A standard ticket on FlixTrain is a regular ticket / second class ticket. Flixtrain standard ticket offers you a comfortable seat, guaranteed Wi-Fi, access to power outlets, and one carry-on and one checked luggage with size restrictions.
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Seated carriage

These tickets are ideal for shorter journeys during the day, featuring comfortable seats in air-conditioned carriages.
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Sleeper cabin

These are the most comfortable Nightjet tickets, featuring single, double, or triple compartments with beds, blankets, and pillows for a good night's sleep.
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Couchette

These tickets provide a more affordable option for overnight travel, with bunk beds in shared compartments that can accommodate up to 6 passengers.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Connect effortlessly on FlixTrain and enjoy free WiFi, whether you're catching up on work, chatting, or simply browsing.
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Keep your devices charged and ready. FlixTrain seats come equipped with power sockets and USB outlets.
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For your safety and the comfort of everyone on board, FlixBus permits you to bring one carry-on bag that should fit under the seat or in the overhead compartment. You're also allowed one checked bag, but make sure you can load and unload it by yourself and store it in the overhead space or under your seat. Kindly ensure your luggage isn't bulky or poses a risk to others. Remember, it's up to you to keep track of your belongings during the trip.
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FlixTrain prioritizes comfort for all. Passengers with mobility concerns can book designated seats and utilize complimentary transportation for foldable wheelchairs and mobility aids. Reach out to FlixTrain for any assistance required.
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While FlixTrain doesn't offer onboard catering, you're welcome to bring along your own snacks and beverages.
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With FlixTrain, you can pack an extra piece of luggage, but it's a good idea to book early since train space is limited. Got sports equipment or a big musical instrument? They're welcome too, though an extra fee might apply. If you're cycling around, you can park your bike in specific areas for just 9 Euro, but ensure it's standard-sized and free of extra attachments. Remember to reserve a spot for your bike early, as space fills up fast
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Wifi service is currently unavailable on Nighthet.
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Private compartments are available on ÖBB Nightjets. In couchette cars, 1-6 persons (1-3 adults; max. 5 children up to the age of 14) can travel at a low fixed rate. Moreover, for everyone's comfort, there's a quiet time enforced from 10:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Main lights in sleeper and couchette sections should be off during this period.
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Apart from standard outlets, the new Nightjet offers USB charging and inductive charging stations.
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When travelling on an ÖBB Nightjet train, you're allowed to check only one suitcase and one piece of hand luggage. Ensure your luggage is stored in a manner that doesn't inconvenience or obstruct others. Remember the guidelines for luggage storage: Easily stowable items should go in the overhead racks, while bulkier luggage should be placed under the seat or in designated luggage racks. Always keep passageways, doors, and escape routes clear for everyone's safety.
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Certain routes offer coaches with wheelchair-friendly compartments and nearby restrooms, accommodating a passenger with a wheelchair and a companion.
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Day coach travelers can buy snacks and drinks from onboard staff. Couchette ticket holders get mineral water and a Viennese breakfast. Sleeper cabin passengers enjoy a welcome drink, evening snack, mineral water, and a customized breakfast. Specific dietary requests for Nightjet meals should be emailed at least 72 hours before departure.
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Every compartment in sleeper, couchette, and seating carriages has individual air conditioning controls.
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On Nightjets connecting Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, bikes are welcome with a specific ticket and reservation. ÖBB Nightjet also allows items like pushchairs and musical instruments. Use the ÖBB service to transport bikes within Austria. Folding bikes are free if they're within 110 cm x 80 cm x 40 cm. Ensure e-bike batteries are charged, and note bikes can't be on buses during rail interruptions.
Services on board FlixBus, FlixTrain and Nightjet from Berlin to Karlsruhe
Compare services on board when travelling from Berlin to Karlsruhe by train.
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Berlin to Karlsruhe CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
36.94kg
Bus
39.57kg
Flight
105.53kg
Car
84.42kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Berlin to Karlsruhe by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Berlin and Karlsruhe are 36.94kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Berlin and Karlsruhe? By taking the train between Berlin and Karlsruhe you will save 68.59kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.63kg compared to a bus and 47.48kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Berlin to Karlsruhe?
A train ticket from Berlin to Karlsruhe is $30.82. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $15.39.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Berlin to Karlsruhe?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Berlin to Karlsruhe is $15.39. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Berlin and Karlsruhe by train?
Berlin to Karlsruhe is 327.87 mi.
How long does the train between Berlin and Karlsruhe take?
Berlin to Karlsruhe is on average 9 hr 41 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 6 hr 11 min.
Which companies operate from Berlin to Karlsruhe?
The train journey from Berlin to Karlsruhe is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixBus, FlixTrain, Nightjet and DB - Regionalbahn.
How many train connections per day go from Berlin to Karlsruhe?
Berlin to Karlsruhe has 13 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Berlin to Karlsruhe leave?
The earliest train from Berlin to Karlsruhe departs at 7:26 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Berlin to Karlsruhe depart?
The latest train from Berlin to Karlsruhe departs at 9:01 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Berlin to Karlsruhe in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $15.39 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Berlin to Karlsruhe?
There are on average 1 direct connection(s) from Berlin to go to Karlsruhe.
What's the fastest journey time between Berlin to Karlsruhe by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Berlin and Karlsruhe is 6 hr 11 min.
Is there a direct train from Berlin to Karlsruhe?
Yes, there is a direct train between Berlin and Karlsruhe.
What are the CO2 emissions for Berlin to Karlsruhe by train?
The train journey from Berlin to Karlsruhe creates 36.94kg of CO2 emissions.

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