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Karlsruhe to Gießen by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 16m
  • Distance
    177 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 23m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Karlsruhe to Gießen by train

Fast trains from Karlsruhe to Gießen take around 2 hours and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 177 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Karlsruhe and Gießen.

1. Are there direct trains from Karlsruhe to Gießen?

Direct trains from Karlsruhe to Gießen have been found.

We usually find around 7 direct trains on the route from Karlsruhe to Gießen 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 Gießen?

The Karlsruhe to Gießen train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Gießen is usually scheduled to depart Karlsruhe around 09:06 and the last train is around 19:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Karlsruhe around 09:06, and the last at 19:10.

When to book Karlsruhe to Gießen 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 Gießen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Karlsruhe and Gießen?

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

  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)

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 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.