Karlsruhe to Dortmund by train

  • First train
    14:12
  • Last train
    21:01
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 21m
  • Distance
    289 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    7
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 47m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Karlsruhe to Dortmund by train

Fast trains from Karlsruhe to Dortmund take around 3 hours and 21 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 289 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Karlsruhe and Dortmund.

1. Are there direct trains from Karlsruhe to Dortmund?

Direct trains from Karlsruhe to Dortmund have been found.

We usually find around 7 direct trains on the route from Karlsruhe to Dortmund every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 8 departures.

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

The Karlsruhe to Dortmund train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 21 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Dortmund is usually scheduled to depart Karlsruhe around 14:12 and the last train is around 21:01. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Karlsruhe around 11:00, and the last at 21:01.

When to book Karlsruhe to Dortmund train tickets?

Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 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 Dortmund by train.

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Which train companies operate between Karlsruhe and Dortmund?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)

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

Dortmund to Karlsruhe by train

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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.

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