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How much are train tickets from Karlsruhe to Freiburg?

Lowest Price£15.21
Fastest Train1h 34m
Trains Per Day260
Train Lines2
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Karlsruhe-Freiburg Train Timetable

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Karlsruhe to Freiburg 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 Karlsruhe to Freiburg?

In the last month, £15.21 was the average price of a train ticket from Karlsruhe, BW to Freiburg, BW. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. 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 Karlsruhe to Freiburg?

The distance between Karlsruhe and Freiburg is approximately 74 miles, or 120 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 10 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 34 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Karlsruhe to Freiburg are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Thursday 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 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. 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 Freiburg?

There are 260 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 Freiburg to Karlsruhe. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Karlsruhe to Freiburg for £5.94.

Which train should you take from Karlsruhe to Freiburg?

2 train services operate from Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg to Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 251 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn2512h 11m£16.53
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company91h 54m£15.21

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:

  • Grötzingen Oberausstraße
  • Grötzingen Krappmühlenweg
  • Grötzingen
  • Maxau

Where is the train station in Freiburg?

There are more train stations and stops in Freiburg than most cities. Most trains from Karlsruhe will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Freiburg:

  • Freiburg-Littenweiler
  • Freiburg-St Georgen
  • Freiburg West
  • Freiburg-Zähringen

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