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Ljubljana to Karlsruhe by train

  • First train
    07:26
  • Last train
    23:55
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    9hr 52m
  • Distance
    563 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    5
  • Avg. journey time
    19hr 45m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ljubljana to Karlsruhe by train

Fast trains from Ljubljana to Karlsruhe take around 9 hours and 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 563 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ljubljana and Karlsruhe.

1. Are there direct trains from Ljubljana to Karlsruhe?

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

We usually find around 5 departures on the route from Ljubljana to Karlsruhe 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 6 departures.

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

The Ljubljana to Karlsruhe train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Karlsruhe is usually scheduled to depart Ljubljana around 07:26 and the last train is around 23:55. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Ljubljana 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 Ljubljana to Karlsruhe by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ljubljana and Karlsruhe?

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

  • Euro City
  • Euro Night
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Eurocity-Express
  • GA
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio-Express
  • Meridian
  • 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.

Karlsruhe to Ljubljana 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.