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Travel from Karlsruhe to Konstanz by train in 2 hours 59 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Karlsruhe to Konstanz by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Karlsruhe to Konstanz by train is 3 hours 57 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 2 hours 59 minutes. Around 33 trains per day travel the 99 miles (159 km) between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Konstanz. As the main train operator on this route, you'll probably be travelling on a DB service for all or at least part of your journey to Konstanz.

Book train tickets from Karlsruhe to Konstanz in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from €17.90. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Karlsruhe to Konstanz by train

It takes an average of 3h 57m to travel from Karlsruhe to Konstanz by train, over a distance of around 99 miles (159 km). There are normally 33 trains per day travelling from Karlsruhe to Konstanz and tickets for this journey start from €17.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 59m
PriceFrom €17.90
Distance99 miles (159 km)
Frequency33 trains per day
First train04:04
Last train23:13
Departure stationKarlsruhe
Arrival stationKonstanz
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus, Deutsche Bahn

Karlsruhe to Konstanz train times

Check out the next trains departing from Karlsruhe to Konstanz for Tuesday 7th December 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:07 14:16 3h 9m, direct
12:07 15:16 3h 9m, direct
12:11 15:16 3h 5m, 1 change
12:28 16:05 3h 37m, 2 changes
13:07 16:16 3h 9m, direct
14:07 17:16 3h 9m, direct
14:11 17:16 3h 5m, 1 change
15:07 18:16 3h 9m, direct
15:28 19:05 3h 37m, 2 changes
16:07 19:16 3h 9m, direct

Deutsche Bahn and IC (Intercity) trains from Karlsruhe to Konstanz

You can travel from Karlsruhe to Konstanz on Deutsche Bahn and IC (Intercity) trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

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An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 100 mph (160 km/h) only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.

Cheap train tickets from Karlsruhe to Konstanz

The price of train tickets from Karlsruhe to Konstanz starts at €17.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Karlsruhe to Konstanz by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Karlsruhe to Konstanz? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Karlsruhe to Konstanz take?

The average journey time by train between Karlsruhe and Konstanz is 3 hours and 57 minutes, with around 33 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Karlsruhe and Konstanz by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Karlsruhe to Konstanz is 2 hours and 59 minutes.

How much does the train from Karlsruhe to Konstanz cost?

Train ticket prices from Karlsruhe to Konstanz can start from as little as €17.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Karlsruhe to Konstanz?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Karlsruhe to Konstanz without having to change trains. There are 16 direct trains from Karlsruhe to Konstanz each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Karlsruhe to Konstanz leave?

The first train from Karlsruhe to Konstanz leaves at 04:04. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Karlsruhe to Konstanz leave?

The last train from Karlsruhe to Konstanz leaves at 23:13. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Karlsruhe and Konstanz by train?

Trains travelling from Karlsruhe to Konstanz cover a distance of around 99 miles (159 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Konstanz to Karlsruhe. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Karlsruhe to Konstanz.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Karlsruhe to Konstanz for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/07/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 11/04/2021 for travel on 11/04/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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