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Olten to Karlsruhe by train

It takes an average of 2h 55m to travel from Olten to Karlsruhe by train, over a distance of around 116 miles (186 km). There are normally 20 trains per day travelling from Olten to Karlsruhe and tickets for this journey start from €25.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 2h 16m
Price€25.90 - €66
Distance116 miles (186 km)
Frequency20 trains per day
Departure stationOlten
Arrival stationKarlsruhe
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsDeutsche Bahn

Olten to Karlsruhe train times

Check out the next trains departing from Olten to Karlsruhe for Tuesday 23rd Feb 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:33 11:58 2h 25m, 1 change
10:33 12:49 2h 16m, 1 change
11:33 13:58 2h 25m, direct
12:33 14:49 2h 16m, 1 change
13:33 15:59 2h 26m, 1 change
13:33 16:11 2h 38m, direct
14:33 16:49 2h 16m, 1 change
15:33 17:59 2h 26m, 1 change
16:33 18:49 2h 16m, direct
17:33 19:58 2h 25m, 1 change

Deutsche Bahn trains from Olten to Karlsruhe

You can travel from Olten to Karlsruhe on Deutsche Bahn 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.

Cheap train tickets from Olten to Karlsruhe

The price of train tickets from Olten to Karlsruhe starts at €25.90 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.
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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 Olten to Karlsruhe 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 Olten to Karlsruhe? 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 Olten to Karlsruhe take?

The average journey time by train between Olten and Karlsruhe is 2 hours and 55 minutes, with around 20 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 Olten and Karlsruhe by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Olten to Karlsruhe is 2 hours and 16 minutes.

How much does the train from Olten to Karlsruhe cost?

Train ticket prices from Olten to Karlsruhe can start from as little as €25.90 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 Olten to Karlsruhe?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Olten to Karlsruhe without having to change trains. There are 3 direct trains from Olten to Karlsruhe each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Olten to Karlsruhe leaves at 00:48. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Olten to Karlsruhe leaves at 23:08. 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 Olten and Karlsruhe by train?

Trains travelling from Olten to Karlsruhe cover a distance of around 116 miles (186 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Olten to Karlsruhe for a typical week day using timetable data for 23/02/2021. 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 03/01/2021 for travel on 16/10/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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