Karlsruhe to Barcelona by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    10hr 28m
  • Distance
    979 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    19hr 21m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Karlsruhe to Barcelona by train

Fast trains from Karlsruhe to Barcelona take around 10 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 979 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Karlsruhe and Barcelona.

1. Are there direct trains from Karlsruhe to Barcelona?

Journeys between Karlsruhe and Barcelona usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Karlsruhe to Barcelona every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Karlsruhe to Barcelona?

The Karlsruhe to Barcelona train travel time is normally about 10 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Karlsruhe to Barcelona train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Barcelona is usually scheduled to depart Karlsruhe around 04:03 and the last train is around 23:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Karlsruhe around 04:02, and the last at 23:13.

When to book Karlsruhe to Barcelona train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Karlsruhe to Barcelona by train.

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Which train companies operate between Karlsruhe and Barcelona?

More than one train company operates on the route from Karlsruhe to Barcelona, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Alleo
  • FS100
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • TGV

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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