Kassel to Karlsruhe by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 20m
  • Distance
    270 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 49m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Kassel to Karlsruhe by train

Fast trains from Kassel to Karlsruhe take around 2 hours and 20 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 270 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Kassel and Karlsruhe.

1. Are there direct trains from Kassel to Karlsruhe?

Direct trains from Kassel to Karlsruhe have been found.

We usually find around 34 direct trains on the route from Kassel to Karlsruhe every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 40 departures.

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

The Kassel to Karlsruhe train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 20 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Karlsruhe is usually scheduled to depart Kassel around 04:59 and the last train is around 21:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Kassel around 07:00, and the last at 23:16.

When to book Kassel to Karlsruhe 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 Kassel to Karlsruhe by train.

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Which train companies operate between Kassel and Karlsruhe?

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

  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)

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.