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Stuttgart to Karlsruhe by train

Prices explained

Prices explained

At Rail Europe we believe in price transparency. We use real data from Rail Europe searches to estimate the cheapest fares you should be able to find for your journey.

The cheapest price is the lowest fare we've ever found for this journey. These prices can usually be found by searching when booking opens but they vary due to availability, which depends on factors like the day of the week or time of year.

More popular journeys include 30 day advance and 7 day advance prices. These are updated every two weeks using prices we've found by searching exactly 7 or 30 days from the most recent Thursday (we picked Thursday because this is when average prices are usually found).

30 day and 7 day prices fluctuate based on demand and availability at the time of search. For example, the 7-day price in summer is likely to be more expensive than the same journey in winter.

Prices are sourced in GBP and converted to other currencies using the daily market exchange rate.

We're always seeking to improve how price-checking works, and we welcome feedback on how we can make it better.

More advice about how to find the cheapest tickets can be found in our infographic.

  1. Cheapest Price $22.70
  2. 30 day advance $23.37
  • First train
    05:45
  • Last train
    00:19
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    36m
  • Distance
    62 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    45
  • Avg. journey time
    52m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe by train

Fast trains from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe take around 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 62 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stuttgart and Karlsruhe.

1. Are there direct trains from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe?

Direct trains from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe have been found.

We usually find around 46 direct trains on the route from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 44 departures.

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

The Stuttgart to Karlsruhe train travel time is normally about 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Karlsruhe is usually scheduled to depart Stuttgart around 05:45 and the last train is around 00:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stuttgart around 05:59, and the last at 00:19.

What's the Stuttgart to Karlsruhe train price?

The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe are $22.70, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.

Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $23, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.

When to book Stuttgart 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 Stuttgart to Karlsruhe by train.

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Which train companies operate between Stuttgart and Karlsruhe?

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

  • Alleo
  • GA
  • Go Ahead Verkehrsgesellschaft Deutschland Gmb H
  • ICE
  • Inter City
  • Inter City Express
  • Inter Regio Express
  • Intercites
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio-Express
  • Regional Express
  • Regional-Express
  • TGV

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

Karlsruhe to Stuttgart by train

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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.