Karlsruhe to Zurich by train
Travelling from Karlsruhe to Zurich by train
Fast trains from Karlsruhe to Zurich take around 2 hours and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 180 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Karlsruhe and Zurich.
1. Are there direct trains from Karlsruhe to Zurich?
Direct trains from Karlsruhe to Zurich have been found.
We usually find around 18 direct trains on the route from Karlsruhe to Zurich every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 17 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Karlsruhe to Zurich?
The Karlsruhe to Zurich train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Karlsruhe to Zurich train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Zurich is usually scheduled to depart Karlsruhe around 04:02 and the last train is around 19:14.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Karlsruhe to Zurich train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Karlsruhe to Zurich are $22.63.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $28, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Karlsruhe to Zurich 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 Karlsruhe to Zurich by train.
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Which train companies operate between Karlsruhe and Zurich?
More than one train company operates on the route from Karlsruhe to Zurich, 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.
Zurich to Karlsruhe by train