Trains from
Köln Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf

Köln Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time2h 27m
Trains per day10
Fare range€15-€88
Distance240km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at03:17
Last train departs at23:53
Fastest journey
Fastest route2h 01m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationKöln Hbf
Destination StationKarlsruhe Hbf

Train times for Tue 21 Nov

11:55
13:23
Köln Hbf
Karlsruhe Hbf
2h 03m1 change
12:18
13:16
Köln Hbf
Karlsruhe Hbf
2h 32m3 changes
12:55
14:56
Köln Hbf
Karlsruhe Hbf
2h 01mDirect
13:55
15:23
Köln Hbf
Karlsruhe Hbf
2h 03m1 change
14:55
16:58
Köln Hbf
Karlsruhe Hbf
2h 03mDirect

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Köln Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf start at €47.55 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

14 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€47.55
1 day
in advance
€50.10
Avg. single price
On the day
€52.34
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Köln Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Köln Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf is €14.9. To buy train tickets from Köln Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Köln Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf by train?

The average journey time between Köln Hbf and Karlsruhe Hbf is 2 hours and 27 minutes and the fastest journey time is 2 hours and 1 minute. On an average weekday, there are 27 trains per day travelling from Köln Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Köln Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf?

The first train from Köln Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf departs at 03:17. The last train from Köln Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf departs at 23:53. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Köln Hbf and Karlsruhe Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Köln Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf without having to change trains. There are 10 direct trains from Köln Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Köln Hbf?

By train, of course. See trains from Karlsruhe Hbf to Köln Hbf.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Köln Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 21/11/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 19/08/2017 for travel on 19/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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