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There are 118 daily trains from Karlsruhe to Bellinzona. Traveling by train from Karlsruhe to Bellinzona usually takes around 6 hours and 17 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 4 hours and 59 minutes.
|Distance||197 mi (316 km)|
|Fastest train||4h 59m|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn|
Which train should you take from Karlsruhe to Bellinzona?
2 train services operate from Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg to Bellinzona, Canton Ticino. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 109 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Deutsche Bahn||109||6h 23m||£55.17|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||9||5h 11m||£37.13|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Karlsruhe to Bellinzona during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
How long is the train journey from Karlsruhe to Bellinzona?
The distance between Karlsruhe and Bellinzona is approximately 197 miles, or 316 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 17 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 59 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 Karlsruhe to Bellinzona are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Wednesday 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 Karlsruhe at 01:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. 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 Karlsruhe to Bellinzona?
There are 118 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.
Where is the train station in Karlsruhe?
Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 4 stops and stations in Karlsruhe where you can board the train.
Train stations in Karlsruhe:
Where is the train station in Bellinzona?
Bellinzona has one train station.
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