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How much are train tickets from Freiburg to Karlsruhe?

Lowest Price€16.82
Fastest Train1h 34m
Trains Per Day122
Train Lines2
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Freiburg-Karlsruhe Train Timetable

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

In the last month, €17.75 was the average price of a train ticket from Freiburg, BW to Karlsruhe, 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 Freiburg to Karlsruhe?

The distance between Freiburg and Karlsruhe is approximately 74 miles, or 120 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 2 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 Freiburg to Karlsruhe 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 Freiburg at 05:00 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.

How many trains per day run from Freiburg to Karlsruhe?

There are 122 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 Freiburg. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Freiburg to Karlsruhe for €6.57.

What train services are there from Freiburg to Karlsruhe?

2 train services operate from Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg to Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 118 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn1182h 3m€17.74
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company41h 54m€18.23

Where is the train station in Freiburg?

Freiburg has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Karlsruhe:

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

Where is the train station in Karlsruhe?

There are more train stations and stops in Karlsruhe than most cities. Most trains from Freiburg will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Karlsruhe:

  • Grötzingen Krappmühlenweg
  • Grötzingen Oberausstraße
  • Maxau

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