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Duration 4h 25m
Distance 300.9 km
Average price 65€
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Munich Airport (MUC) and Karlsruhe takes 4h 25m and the fastest train takes 3h 55m. There is an hourly train service from Munich Airport (MUC) to Karlsruhe. 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 Stuttgart

  1. Muenchen Hbf
  2. Stuttgart Hbf
  3. Karlsruhe
4h 24m
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Munich Airport (MUC) to Karlsruhe train times

Trains run hourly between Munich Airport (MUC) and Karlsruhe. The earliest departure is at 04:33 in the morning, and the last departure from Munich Airport (MUC) is at 23:11 which arrives into Karlsruhe at 03:30. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 25m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Friday, February 26, 2021

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No, there is no direct train from Munich Airport (MUC) to Karlsruhe. However, there are services departing from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal and arriving at Karlsruhe Hbf via Muenchen Hbf and Stuttgart Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 24m.

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The distance between Munich Airport (MUC) and Karlsruhe is 259 km. The road distance is 300.9 km.

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Munich Airport (MUC) to Karlsruhe train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Muenchen Hbf station.

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Munich Airport (MUC) to Karlsruhe train services, operated by Go Ahead BW, arrive at Karlsruhe Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Munich Airport (MUC) and Karlsruhe?

You can take a train from Munich Airport (MUC) to Karlsruhe via Muenchen Hbf and Stuttgart Hbf in around 4h 24m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€

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 Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 85€

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 Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 60€
1st Class
45€ - 60€
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
25€ - 30€
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 75€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
60€ - 70€
1st Class
60€ - 75€

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