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Cologne to Karlsruhe train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$34.66
Shortest Duration2h 9m
Trips per day274
train carriers5
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How to book cheap Cologne to Karlsruhe train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Cologne to Karlsruhe is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Cologne to Karlsruhe were $65.61. By booking 16 days out, tickets are on average $0.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Cologne to Karlsruhe?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Cologne to Karlsruhe by train is at 3:00 PM on Wednesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 10:00 PM on Friday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Karlsruhe has the most daily schedules

On average there are 274 train trips per day. Deutsche Bahn has the most options for departures from Cologne to Karlsruhe, with an average of 205 trips per day and 205 monthly trips. 5 train carriers currently travel from Cologne to Karlsruhe. Of the 274 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Bus from Cologne to Karlsruhe starts at $26.51.

5 carriers offer Cologne to Karlsruhe train trips

Deutsche Bahn

Book Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Karlsruhe from $34.66. There are 205 Deutsche Bahn schedules from Cologne to Karlsruhe and you can expect on average to pay $62.13 for a Deutsche Bahn ticket to Karlsruhe. In Cologne, Deutsche Bahn departs to Karlsruhe from Central Station and 1 other station. In Karlsruhe, Deutsche Bahn arrives at Maxau and 5 other stations.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Karlsruhe takes 3 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn trip will get you to Karlsruhe in 2 hours and 9 minutes,

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Avg. Time
3h 20m
Avg. Price
$62.13

DB Eurocity

Book DB Eurocity from Cologne to Karlsruhe from $34.66. There are 1 DB Eurocity schedules from Cologne to Karlsruhe and you can expect on average to pay $34.66 for a DB Eurocity ticket to Karlsruhe. In Cologne, DB Eurocity departs to Karlsruhe from Central Station and no other station. In Karlsruhe, DB Eurocity arrives at Karlsruhe-Durlach and no other station.

An average trip on DB Eurocity from Cologne to Karlsruhe takes 3 hours and 15 minutes, while the fastest available DB Eurocity trip will get you to Karlsruhe in 2 hours and 9 minutes,

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Avg. Time
3h 15m
Avg. Price
$34.66

DB Intercity

Book DB Intercity from Cologne to Karlsruhe from $46.26. There are 1 DB Intercity schedules from Cologne to Karlsruhe and you can expect on average to pay $46.26 for a DB Intercity ticket to Karlsruhe. In Cologne, DB Intercity departs to Karlsruhe from Central Station and no other station. In Karlsruhe, DB Intercity arrives at Karlsruhe-Durlach and no other station.

An average trip on DB Intercity from Cologne to Karlsruhe takes 4 hours and 32 minutes, while the fastest available DB Intercity trip will get you to Karlsruhe in 2 hours and 9 minutes,

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Avg. Time
4h 32m
Avg. Price
$46.26

DB Intercity-Express

Book DB Intercity-Express from Cologne to Karlsruhe from $34.66. There are 65 DB Intercity-Express schedules from Cologne to Karlsruhe and you can expect on average to pay $75.94 for a DB Intercity-Express ticket to Karlsruhe. In Cologne, DB Intercity-Express departs to Karlsruhe from Central Station and 1 other station. In Karlsruhe, DB Intercity-Express arrives at Grötzingen and 3 other stations.

An average trip on DB Intercity-Express from Cologne to Karlsruhe takes 2 hours and 50 minutes, while the fastest available DB Intercity-Express trip will get you to Karlsruhe in 2 hours and 9 minutes,

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Avg. Time
2h 50m
Avg. Price
$75.94

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Book Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company from Cologne to Karlsruhe from $111.88. There are 2 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules from Cologne to Karlsruhe and you can expect on average to pay $111.88 for a Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company ticket to Karlsruhe. In Cologne, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company departs to Karlsruhe from Central Station and no other station. In Karlsruhe, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company arrives at Grötzingen and 1 other station.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company from Cologne to Karlsruhe takes 3 hours and 4 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company trip will get you to Karlsruhe in 2 hours and 9 minutes,

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Avg. Time
3h 4m
Avg. Price
$111.88
Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have train departures from Cologne. Most train trips to Karlsruhe will depart from Central Station, Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12.
  • Central Station
  • Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Train trips arrive in Karlsruhe at 6 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Grötzingen, Grötzingen Oberausstraße, Maxau, Karlsruhe-Durlach, Karlsruhe-Knielingen, Grötzingen Krappmühlenweg are the main train stations in Karlsruhe for trips arriving from Cologne.
  • Grötzingen
  • Grötzingen Oberausstraße
  • Maxau
  • Karlsruhe-Durlach
  • Karlsruhe-Knielingen
  • Grötzingen Krappmühlenweg