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Travelling from Vienna to Karlsruhe by train

Fast trains from Vienna to Karlsruhe take around 7 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 591 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Vienna and Karlsruhe.

Are there direct trains from Vienna to Karlsruhe?

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

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Vienna 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 22 departures.

How long is the train journey from Vienna to Karlsruhe?

The Vienna to Karlsruhe train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Vienna to Karlsruhe train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Karlsruhe is usually scheduled to depart Vienna around 05:22 and the last train is around 23:33. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Vienna around 05:22, and the last at 18:37.

When to book Vienna 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 Vienna to Karlsruhe by train.

Which train companies operate between Vienna and Karlsruhe?

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

  • EuroNight
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Railjet
  • 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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