Zurich to Karlsruhe by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Zurich to Karlsruhe by train
Fast trains from Zurich to Karlsruhe take around 2 hours and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 180 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zurich and Karlsruhe.
1. Are there direct trains from Zurich to Karlsruhe?
Direct trains from Zurich to Karlsruhe have been found.
We usually find around 10 direct trains on the route from Zurich to Karlsruhe every weekday.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Zurich to Karlsruhe?
The Zurich to Karlsruhe train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Zurich to Karlsruhe train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Karlsruhe is usually scheduled to depart Zurich around 06:00 and the last train is around 21:42.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Zurich to Karlsruhe train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Zurich to Karlsruhe are $22.97.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $22 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $34. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Zurich 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 Zurich to Karlsruhe by train.
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Which train companies operate between Zurich and Karlsruhe?
More than one train company operates on the route from Zurich to Karlsruhe, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Night Jet
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Karlsruhe to Zurich by train