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There are 12 daily trains from Karlsruhe to Paris. Traveling by train from Karlsruhe to Paris usually takes around 3 hours and 33 minutes, but the fastest Non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 2 hours and 40 minutes.
|Distance||275 mi (442 km)|
|Fastest train||2h 40m|
|Trains per day||7|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn|
Which train should you take from Karlsruhe to Paris?
There are 4 train lines with service from Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg to Paris,, Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 16 trains each day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|DB Intercity-Express||5||3h 35m||£65.57|
|Deutsche Bahn||16||3h 36m||£65.20|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||1||3h 51m||£71.11|
|Non-federally owned railway company||1||2h 45m||£57.43|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Karlsruhe to Paris 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 Paris?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Karlsruhe to Paris are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Karlsruhe at 04:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. 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 Paris?
There are 12 scheduled trains on most days. 7 of these are direct connections to Paris. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.
Paris, the famous City of Lights, is the premier destination of choice for people visiting France. Boasting a rich cultural heritage and world-famous culinary traditions, Paris will certainly amaze visitors with everything it has to offer. The city’s star attraction is the famous Eiffel Tower, which was constructed in 1889. An architectural marvel that has stood the test of time, the Eiffel Tower is perhaps the most iconic landmark of Paris, and visitors can take an elevator to the top for a panoramic view of the city. Another must-see iconic landmark is the Musée du Louvre, one of the best art museums in the world. At the Louvre, visitors can marvel at more than 35,000 works of art, including the world-famous Mona Lisa. If you wish to stay away from the deafening crowd, Pere-Lachaise Cemetery, the largest green space in the city, will have what you need.
Paris’ food scene is rich and vibrant, brimming with both traditional bistros and chic new restaurants. For those who enjoy a rustic French vibe, the 2ème arrondissement offers some great selections. If you feel like splurging a little bit, head over to Guy Savoy, one of the best restaurants in town.
Paris is a central hub of transportation in France and Europe, in general. Visitors can catch trains to other cities at one of the six central stations: Gare du Nord, Gare de l'Est, Gare de Lyon, Gare d'Austerlitz, Gare Montparnasse, and Gare Saint-Lazare. The main bus station is Paris Bercy Bourgogne - Pays d'Auvergne located not too far from Gare d'Austerlitz. The principal airports in the city are Paris–Charles de Gaulle, Paris–Orly, and Beauvais–Tillé Airport.
Where is the train station in Karlsruhe?
Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 7 stops and stations in Karlsruhe where you can board the train.
Train stations in Karlsruhe:
Where is the train station in Paris?
Paris has one train station.
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