Innsbruck to Karlsruhe by train

  • First train
    05:10
  • Last train
    21:48
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 10m
  • Distance
    295 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    12
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 17m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Innsbruck to Karlsruhe by train

Fast trains from Innsbruck to Karlsruhe take around 5 hours and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 295 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Innsbruck and Karlsruhe.

1. Are there direct trains from Innsbruck to Karlsruhe?

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

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Innsbruck 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.

2. How long is the train journey from Innsbruck to Karlsruhe?

The Innsbruck to Karlsruhe train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Karlsruhe is usually scheduled to depart Innsbruck around 05:06 and the last train is around 21:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Innsbruck around 05:02, and the last at 21:48.

When to book Innsbruck 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 Innsbruck to Karlsruhe by train.

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Which train companies operate between Innsbruck and Karlsruhe?

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

  • Euro City
  • Eurocity
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • Inter City
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Night Jet
  • Nightjet
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express
  • RegionalExpress

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.