Duration 3h 3m
Distance 279.9 km
Average price SFr 72
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Karlsruhe and Switzerland takes 3h 3m and the fastest train takes 2h 56m. The train service runs several times per day from Karlsruhe to Switzerland. 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 • 2h 46m

  1. Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Zürich
2h 46m
SFr 40 - SFr 93

Karlsruhe to Switzerland train times

Trains run every four hours between Karlsruhe and Zürich. The earliest departure is at 11:11 in the morning, and the last departure from Karlsruhe is at 19:11 which arrives into Zürich at 22:11. All services require a transfer at ZUERICH HB and take an average of 3h 3m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Karlsruhe to Switzerland? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Karlsruhe to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Karlsruhe Hbf and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 46m.

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The distance between Karlsruhe and Switzerland is 246 km. The road distance is 279.9 km.

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

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Karlsruhe to Switzerland train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Zuerich Hb station.

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There are 686+ hotels available in Switzerland. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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What companies run services between Karlsruhe and Switzerland?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Karlsruhe to Zürich every 4 hours. Tickets cost SFr 55 - SFr 80 and the journey takes 2h 42m. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity also services this route once daily.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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SFr 55 - SFr 80
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
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SFr 30 - SFr 45
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
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SFr 40 - SFr 60
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 13
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 40
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 55
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 20

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