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Duration 3h 24m
Distance 252.5 km
Average price SFr 87
Frequency 19/day

Trip overview

The average train between Karlsruhe and Birr takes 3h 24m and the fastest train takes 2h 49m. There is a train service every few hours from Karlsruhe to Birr. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Basel SBB
  3. Birr
3h 13m
SFr 47 - SFr 129

Karlsruhe to Birr train times

Trains run hourly between Karlsruhe and Birr. The earliest departure is at 20:00 in the evening, and the last departure from Karlsruhe is at 23:13 which arrives into Birr at 05:38. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 24m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Karlsruhe to Birr. However, there are services departing from Karlsruhe Hbf and arriving at Birr via Basel SBB and Brugg AG. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 13m.

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The distance between Karlsruhe and Birr is 176 km. The road distance is 252.5 km.

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Karlsruhe to Birr train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Karlsruhe Hbf station.

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Karlsruhe to Birr train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Brugg AG station.

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There are 165+ hotels available in Birr. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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