Salzburg to Karlsruhe by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:13
  • Last train
    23:08
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 42m

Travelling from Salzburg to Karlsruhe by train

Fast trains from Salzburg to Karlsruhe take around 4 hours and 42 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 367 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Salzburg and Karlsruhe.

Are there direct trains from Salzburg to Karlsruhe?

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

We usually find around 26 departures on the route from Salzburg to Karlsruhe every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 28 departures.

How long is the train journey from Salzburg to Karlsruhe?

The Salzburg to Karlsruhe train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 42 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Salzburg to Karlsruhe train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Karlsruhe is usually scheduled to depart Salzburg around 05:15 and the last train is around 23:08. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Salzburg around 05:13, and the last at 23:08.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Salzburg to Karlsruhe train tickets?

Trains for this journey 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 Salzburg to Karlsruhe by train.

Which train companies operate between Salzburg and Karlsruhe?

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

  • Alleo
  • EuroNight
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Eurocités
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio-Express
  • Meridian
  • Railjet
  • Regional-Express
  • S-Bahn
  • 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 rail 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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