The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Cologne to Karlsruhe is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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4 h 10 m
4 h 21 m
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Of the 4 buses that leave Cologne for Karlsruhe every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||147 miles (237 km)|
|Average bus duration||4 h 20 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$15 (€13)|
|Bus frequency||5 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 3 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||BlaBlaCar Bus, BlaBlaCar, Karat-S, Globtour Medjugorjie d. O. O. Or Flixbus|
Buses from Cologne to Karlsruhe cover the 147 miles (237 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 20 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar Bus, BlaBlaCar, Karat-S, Globtour Medjugorjie d. O. O. Or Flixbus. Normally, there are 5 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $11 (€10), but the average price of bus tickets is $15 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and arrive in Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof.
For as little as $11 (€10) you can travel by bus to Karlsruhe from Cologne with BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a bus company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the buses include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Cologne to Karlsruhe bus information with FlixBus:
When taking the bus from Cologne to Karlsruhe, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle). Your journey can end in bus stations such as Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof, Karlsruhe, Marktplatz and Karlsruhe Hbf.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and arrive in Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof.
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and travel around 8.1 miles (13.1 km) from the city center to this bus station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof and need to travel approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the bus station to the city center in Karlsruhe.
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