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Cheap train tickets from Basel to Karlsruhe

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Basel to Karlsruhe?

Lowest Price$20.40
Fastest Train1h 43m
Trains Per Day188
Train Lines4
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Basel to Karlsruhe?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Basel to Karlsruhe is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Basel to Karlsruhe was $22.45. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Basel to Karlsruhe?

The distance between Basel and Karlsruhe is approximately 106.85 miles, or 171.91 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 2 hours and 27 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 43 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Basel to Karlsruhe?

On Sunday trains from Basel to Karlsruhe are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Basel to Karlsruhe?

Typically there are 188 schedules to compare for your trip to Karlsruhe. On the route to Karlsruhe 4 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Deutsche Bahn offers the most scheduled departures between Basel to Karlsruhe, usually offering 170 trips per day. 18 train trips per day are direct connections to Karlsruhe, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Basel to Karlsruhe, which start at $9.87.

Here are the 4 train companies that operate from Basel to Karlsruhe

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Basel to Karlsruhe start from $20.40, and on average cost $22.49. Daily there are 170 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Karlsruhe. Deutsche Bahn in Basel leaves from Basel SBB, And in Karlsruhe trains arrive at Grötzingen Oberausstraße and 9 other train stations.

From Basel to Karlsruhe train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 2 hours and 31 minutes. If you are looking to get to Karlsruhe faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 43 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 170 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $22.49 for a one-way train ticket to Karlsruhe.

Avg. Time
2h 31m
Avg. Price
$22.49

DB Eurocity

DB Eurocity train tickets from Basel to Karlsruhe start from $20.40, and on average cost $20.76. Daily there are 3 DB Eurocity schedules to Karlsruhe. DB Eurocity in Basel leaves from Basel SBB, And in Karlsruhe trains arrive at Train Station,

From Basel to Karlsruhe train travel on DB Eurocity takes 1 hours and 49 minutes. If you are looking to get to Karlsruhe faster, DB Eurocity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 43 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Eurocity offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $20.76 for a one-way train ticket to Karlsruhe.

Avg. Time
1h 49m
Avg. Price
$20.76

DB Intercity

DB Intercity train tickets from Basel to Karlsruhe start from $20.40, and on average cost $20.40. Daily there are 1 DB Intercity schedules to Karlsruhe. DB Intercity in Basel leaves from Basel SBB, And in Karlsruhe trains arrive at Train Station,

From Basel to Karlsruhe train travel on DB Intercity takes 1 hours and 50 minutes. If you are looking to get to Karlsruhe faster, DB Intercity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 43 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Karlsruhe on a weekend there is typically one DB Intercity scheduled trip per day, which will cost $20.40 for a one-way weekend reservation from Basel.

Avg. Time
1h 50m
Avg. Price
$20.40

DB Intercity-Express

DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Basel to Karlsruhe start from $20.40, and on average cost $22.48. Daily there are 14 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Karlsruhe. DB Intercity-Express in Basel leaves from Basel SBB, And in Karlsruhe trains arrive at Train Station,

From Basel to Karlsruhe train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 1 hours and 51 minutes. If you are looking to get to Karlsruhe faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 43 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity-Express offers 14 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $22.48 for a one-way train ticket to Karlsruhe.

Avg. Time
1h 51m
Avg. Price
$22.48

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Basel on their way to Karlsruhe:
  • Basel SBB
There are 11 different stations where trains from Basel arrive in Karlsruhe. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving train stations in Karlsruhe:
  • Grötzingen Oberausstraße
  • Grötzingen
  • Train Station
  • Grötzingen Krappmühlenweg
  • Karlsruhe-Durlach
  • Maxau
  • Karlsruhe-Hagsfeld
  • Karlsruhe West
  • Karlsruhe-Mühlburg
  • Karlsruhe-Knielingen
  • Albtalbf

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