Duration 3h 10m
Distance 188.1 km
Average price 45€
Frequency 23/day

Trip overview

The average train between Karlsruhe and Würzburg takes 3h 10m and the fastest train takes 2h 32m. There is a train service every few hours from Karlsruhe to Würzburg. 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 via Frankfurt am Main

  1. Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  3. Würzburg
2h 25m
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36€ - 153€

Karlsruhe to Würzburg train times

Trains run hourly between Karlsruhe and Würzburg. The earliest departure is at 16:00 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Karlsruhe is at 22:01 which arrives into Würzburg at 01:27. All services require a transfer at FRANKFURT(MAIN)HBF and take an average of 3h 10m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Karlsruhe to Würzburg. However, there are services departing from Karlsruhe Hbf and arriving at Wuerzburg Hbf via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 25m.

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The distance between Karlsruhe and Würzburg is 142 km. The road distance is 188.1 km.

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

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

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What companies run services between Karlsruhe and Würzburg?

You can take a train from Karlsruhe to Würzburg via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 2h 25m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€

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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€

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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
22€ - 35€

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
18€ - 26€

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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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