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from Aachen to Karlsruhe

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Travel Information from Aachen to Karlsruhe

distanceDistance159 miles (256 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $30
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $20 (€16) • 6 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $30 (€24) • 3 h 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 159 miles (256 km) between Aachen and Karlsruhe. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 56 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Aachen to Karlsruhe.

Travel Tips

Travel from Aachen to Karlsruhe
Travel to Karlsruhe easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Aachen to Karlsruhe.
How do I go from Aachen to Karlsruhe?

There are 2 ways to get from Aachen to Karlsruhe: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Aachen to Karlsruhe?

The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Karlsruhe is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $20 (€16) compared to other travel options to Karlsruhe:

Taking a bus is usually $10 (€8) less than taking a train to Karlsruhe, which costs on average $30 (€24) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Aachen to Karlsruhe?

The fastest way to get to Karlsruhe from Aachen is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 56 min.

Other travel options to Karlsruhe can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Karlsruhe by bus can take on average 6 h 5 min.

What is the distance from Aachen to Karlsruhe?

You should expect to travel around 159 miles (256 km) between Aachen and Karlsruhe.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Aachen to Karlsruhe?

The average frequency per day from Aachen to Karlsruhe is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Aachen and Karlsruhe as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Aachen and in Karlsruhe?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Aachen to Karlsruhe:

  • Buses from Aachen to Karlsruhe most often leave from Aachen, Hauptbahnhof (Bahnhofplatz) and arrive in Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof.
  • Trains mostly depart from Aachen Hbf and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.
Which travel companies can get me from Aachen to Karlsruhe?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Aachen to Karlsruhe, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Karlsruhe by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Aachen to Karlsruhe for $20 (€16) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Karlsruhe by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Aachen to Karlsruhe for $30 (€24) on Omio.
Can I find a direct route to Karlsruhe from Aachen?

Yes, there are direct services available from Aachen to Karlsruhe with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with Croatia Bus d. O. O.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Karlsruhe as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Karlsruhe from Aachen.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Aachen to Karlsruhe?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Aachen to Karlsruhe often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Aachen and Karlsruhe itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Karlsruhe and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets to Karlsruhe from Aachen online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Aachen to Karlsruhe, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $20 (€16) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $30 (€24) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Aachen to Karlsruhe online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Aachen Hbf

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