Trains Wuppertal to Karlsruhe: Times, Prices and Tickets

Wuppertal to Karlsruhe by train

The journey from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe by train is 165.75 mi and takes 3 hr 31 min. There are 33 connections per day, with the first departure at 4:52 AM and the last at 11:14 AM. It is possible to travel from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration3 hr 31 min
Connection per Day33
First Departure4:52 AM
Last Departure11:14 AM
Distance165.75 mi
DepartureWuppertal
ArrivalKarlsruhe
CarriersVIAS Rail, EuroCityMore

Wuppertal to Karlsruhe Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Mar 3, 2024

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe?

The prices for train tickets from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe will cost . The average train ticket price is approximately . For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe. On average, though, you'll pay about for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How much time will it take to go from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe by train?

The distance between Wuppertal and Karlsruhe is approximately 165.75 mi. In general, it will take you about 3 hr 31 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The distance between Wuppertal and Karlsruhe is around 165.75 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 3 hr 31 min. However, the fastest routes between Wuppertal and Karlsruhe take 2 hr 44 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

Which stations are used when traveling from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Wuppertal from the following stations: . Arriving at Karlsruhe, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: . Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Karlsruhe.

How many times a day do departures from Wuppertal leave for Karlsruhe?

The exact number of journeys from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 33 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 33 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Wuppertal 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 Wuppertal 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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The cheapest Wuppertal - Karlsruhe train tickets can be found for as low as $15.29 if you’re lucky, or $33.95 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $71.74.

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.

Eurocity (EC) trains are specifically designed for short and long-distance travel, connecting major cities in various European countries as part of the extensive international train services. Eurocity (EC) trains are operated by a range of national railway companies across Europe, including Deutsche Bahn (Germany), SNCF (France), Trenitalia (Italy), SBB (Switzerland), and ÖBB (Austria). The Eurocity (EC) service offers regular schedules and convenient connections between prominent cities like Paris, Berlin, Milan, and Vienna.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

VIAS Rail is a Belgian railway company that operates passenger and freight trains in Belgium and the Netherlands. It was established in 2014 as a joint venture between the French railway company SNCF and the Belgian railway company SNCB. VIAS Rail operates high-speed trains, regional trains, and commuter trains, as well as providing rail freight services. The company aims to provide safe, reliable, and sustainable transportation solutions to its customers. VIAS Rail is committed to reducing its environmental impact by investing in energy-efficient trains and promoting sustainable practices throughout its operations.

Express InterCity is a type of train service that operates in many countries around the world. It is designed to provide fast and efficient transportation between major cities, with limited stops along the way. Express InterCity trains typically offer amenities such as comfortable seating, air conditioning, and onboard food and beverage service. They may also have first-class or business-class seating options for passengers who want extra comfort and amenities. Express InterCity trains are often a popular choice for business travelers, tourists, and commuters who need to travel between cities quickly and conveniently.

Ticket types and facilities from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by EuroCity and DB - InterCity Express (ICE) when traveling from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe.

Second Class

With Deutsche Bahn's Eurocity trains, a second-class ticket guarantees you a more affordable journey. Throughout your trip, you can access basic facilities like electrical outlets, air conditioning, and a bar carriage.
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First Class

If you wish to elevate your travel experience in a quieter place with additional services such as adjustable seats, more legroom, catering service, and seat selection, you can opt for the first-class tickets on Deutsche Bahn's Eurocity trains.
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Second Class

Deutshce Bahn's second class ensures a comfortable journey with standard seating arrangements with free Wi-Fi, power socket, and. Second class passengers can buy food and drinks from the bar/bistro car or restaurant car.
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First Class

First Class travel with Deutsche Bahn provides a luxurious experience with comfortable seats and many amenities such as spacious seating with personalized on-seat service and exclusive lounge access at major stations. First-class passengers can have their orders delivered to their seats, but if you do not want to wait, you can also dine in the restaurant car or buy food and drinks from the bar/bistro car.
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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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DB's EC trains feature recently updated coaches equipped with power sockets.
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Deutsche Bahn is progressively adding free WiFi to their EC trains.
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On DB Eurocity trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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The Mobility Service assists with boarding, disembarking, and train transitions. Additionally, the staff is ready to address any inquiries or provide support to ensure a smooth journey.
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On EC trains, dine in the onboard restaurant or grab a quick bite from the bistro. First Class passengers receive complimentary meals at their seat. DB provides diverse, locally-sourced food options, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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DB's EC trains now boast modernized carriages with air conditioning.
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On ICE trains, enjoy free WiFi and access the ICE portal for movies, TV shows, audiobooks, games, and reading material.
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Seek tranquillity on ICE Frankfurt in Coach 21 (second class) and Coach 28/29 (first class). On ICE 104/105 Basel, it's Coach 31 (second class) and Coach 38/39 (first class).
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Stay charged with a power socket available for every two seats on the train.
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On ICE-trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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For assistance in boarding, changing trains, or other queries, reach out to DB’s Mobility Service. The staff is always ready to assist and ensure a smooth journey.
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With ICE, choose between a full menu at the onboard restaurant or quick snacks at the bistro. For First Class passengers, complimentary food and drinks are served directly to your seat. DB's diverse menu, updated quarterly, features local and vegetarian/vegan options.
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ICE trains not only offer air conditioning but are also innovating with eco-friendly systems that both cool and heat using natural refrigerants.
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On Deutsche Bahn trains, make sure it's disassembled and snugly packed in a case or cover with your name labeled on it, and you can bring it on board for free. You're also allowed one regular and one hand luggage item. Just ensure your bike doesn't get in the way of other travelers or block aisles. Note: Special bikes aren't permitted, but if you're an international traveler, there's no need to worry about peak-time restrictions.
Services on board VIAS Rail, EuroCity and National Express from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe
Compare services on board when travelling from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe by train.
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Wuppertal to Karlsruhe CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
18.67kg
Bus
20.01kg
Flight
53.35kg
Car
42.68kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Wuppertal and Karlsruhe are 18.67kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Wuppertal and Karlsruhe? By taking the train between Wuppertal and Karlsruhe you will save 34.68kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.34kg compared to a bus and 24.01kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Wuppertal and Karlsruhe by train?
Wuppertal to Karlsruhe is 165.75 mi.
How long does the train between Wuppertal and Karlsruhe take?
Wuppertal to Karlsruhe is on average 3 hr 31 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 44 min.
Which companies operate from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe?
The train journey from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe is covered by 6 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: VIAS Rail, EuroCity, Go-Ahead Baden-Württemberg, National Express, SWEG Bahn Stuttgart, DB - InterCity Express (ICE) and DB - Regional Express.
How many train connections per day go from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe?
Wuppertal to Karlsruhe has 33 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe leave?
The earliest train from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe departs at 4:52 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 Wuppertal to Karlsruhe depart?
The latest train from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe departs at 11:14 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
From which stations can I leave from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe?
There are 3 station(s) that you can depart from Wuppertal to go to Karlsruhe. You can go from Wuppertal-Oberbarmen, Wuppertal Hbf and Wuppertal-Vohwinkel and you can arrive at Karlsruhe Hbf, Karlsruhe-Durlach and Grötzingen.
What's the fastest journey time between Wuppertal to Karlsruhe by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Wuppertal and Karlsruhe is 2 hr 44 min.
Is there a direct train from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe?
Yes, there is a direct train between Wuppertal and Karlsruhe.
What are the CO2 emissions for Wuppertal to Karlsruhe by train?
The train journey from Wuppertal to Karlsruhe creates 18.67kg of CO2 emissions.

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