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Vienna-Karlsruhe Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Vienna to Karlsruhe?

Lowest Price$59.11
Fastest Train7h 21m
Trains Per Day20
Train Lines5

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Vienna to Karlsruhe right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Vienna to Karlsruhe?

In the last month, $122.27 was the average price of a train ticket from Vienna, to Karlsruhe, BW. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Vienna to Karlsruhe?

The distance between Vienna and Karlsruhe is approximately 368 miles, or 593 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 21 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Vienna to Karlsruhe are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Vienna at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Vienna to Karlsruhe?

There are 20 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Karlsruhe to Vienna. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Vienna to Karlsruhe for $38.50.

Which train should you take from Vienna to Karlsruhe?

There are 5 train lines with service from Vienna, to Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 8 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Eurocity17h 56m$144.29
DB Intercity-Express38h 9m$194.53
Deutsche Bahn77h 52m$143.68
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company88h 15m$124.29
Non-federally owned railway company110h 2m$59.11

Where is the train station in Vienna?

There is one train station in Vienna:

  • Wien Train Station

Where is the train station in Karlsruhe?

Karlsruhe has one train station:

  • Train Station

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