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Duration 7h 22m
Distance 353.8 km
Average price 100€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Karlsruhe and Menden takes 7h 22m and the fastest train takes 3h 37m. The train service runs several times per day from Karlsruhe to Menden. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Menden
3h 50m
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73€ - 111€

Karlsruhe to Menden train times

Trains run twice daily between Karlsruhe and Menden. The earliest departure is at 17:00 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Karlsruhe is at 19:02 which arrives into Menden at 05:22. All services require a transfer at HAGEN HBF and take an average of 7h 22m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Karlsruhe to Menden. However, there are services departing from Karlsruhe Hbf and arriving at Froendenberg via Hagen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 50m.

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The distance between Karlsruhe and Menden is 274 km. The road distance is 353.8 km.

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

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Karlsruhe to Menden train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Hagen Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Karlsruhe and Menden?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Hagen Hbf 3 times a day. Tickets cost 65€ - 95€ and the journey takes 2h 59m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity also services this route once daily.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 95€

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Hagen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Hagen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 45€

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
100€ - 180€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
12€ - 18€

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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