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Karlsruhe to Trier by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 14m
  • Distance
    153 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 8m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Karlsruhe to Trier by train

Fast trains from Karlsruhe to Trier take around 3 hours and 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 153 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Karlsruhe and Trier.

1. Are there direct trains from Karlsruhe to Trier?

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

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Karlsruhe to Trier 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 21 departures.

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

The Karlsruhe to Trier train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Trier is usually scheduled to depart Karlsruhe around 05:58 and the last train is around 22:06. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Karlsruhe around 04:45, and the last at 00:13.

When to book Karlsruhe to Trier 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 Trier by train.

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Which train companies operate between Karlsruhe and Trier?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Trier to Karlsruhe by train

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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.