Linz to Karlsruhe by train

  • First train
    04:52
  • Last train
    22:16
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 2m
  • Distance
    440 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    18
  • Avg. journey time
    8hr 45m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Linz to Karlsruhe by train

Fast trains from Linz to Karlsruhe take around 6 hours and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 440 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Linz and Karlsruhe.

1. Are there direct trains from Linz to Karlsruhe?

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

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Linz to Karlsruhe every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Linz to Karlsruhe train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Karlsruhe is usually scheduled to depart Linz around 04:52 and the last train is around 22:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Linz around 05:32, and the last at 21:46.

When to book Linz 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 Linz to Karlsruhe by train.

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Which train companies operate between Linz and Karlsruhe?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Eurocity-Express
  • Inter City
  • Inter City Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Night Jet
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express
  • Railjet Xpress
  • TGV

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

Karlsruhe to Linz 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.