Karlsruhe to Ljubljana by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    9hr 21m
  • Distance
    563 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    19hr 12m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Karlsruhe to Ljubljana by train

Fast trains from Karlsruhe to Ljubljana take around 9 hours and 21 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 563 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Karlsruhe and Ljubljana.

1. Are there direct trains from Karlsruhe to Ljubljana?

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

We usually find around 10 departures on the route from Karlsruhe to Ljubljana 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 12 departures.

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

The Karlsruhe to Ljubljana train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 21 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Ljubljana is usually scheduled to depart Karlsruhe around 04:55 and the last train is around 21:01. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Karlsruhe around 08:05, and the last at 21:23.

When to book Karlsruhe to Ljubljana 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 Ljubljana by train.

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Which train companies operate between Karlsruhe and Ljubljana?

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

  • Euro Night
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercites
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio-Express
  • Railjet
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn
  • Schnellzug

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.