Karlsruhe to Linz by train

  • First train
    04:55
  • Last train
    23:28
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 3m
  • Distance
    440 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    25
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 55m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Karlsruhe to Linz by train

Fast trains from Karlsruhe to Linz take around 6 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 440 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Karlsruhe and Linz.

1. Are there direct trains from Karlsruhe to Linz?

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

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Karlsruhe to Linz 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 30 departures.

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

The Karlsruhe to Linz train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Linz is usually scheduled to depart Karlsruhe around 04:55 and the last train is around 23:21. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Karlsruhe around 05:58, and the last at 00:53.

When to book Karlsruhe to Linz 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 Linz by train.

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Which train companies operate between Karlsruhe and Linz?

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

  • Euro City
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • GA
  • Go Ahead Baden Württemberg Gmb H
  • Go Ahead Verkehrsgesellschaft Deutschland Gmb H
  • ICE
  • Inter City
  • Inter City Express
  • Inter Regio Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Interregio-Express
  • Meridian
  • Night Jet
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express
  • Railjet Xpress
  • Regional Bahn
  • Regional Express
  • Regional-Express
  • RegionalExpress
  • Regionalbahn
  • Regionalzug
  • S Bahn
  • S-Bahn
  • Schnellzug
  • TGV

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.