How to travel from Berlin to Karlsruhe

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from Berlin to Karlsruhe

You can get from Berlin to Karlsruhe by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Berlin to Karlsruhe on Dec 05 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:36PMBerlin Hbf5h23 10:59PMKarlsruhe Hbf
2 transfers
10:29PMBerlin Hbf10h24 08:53AMKarlsruhe Hbf
1 transfer
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07:04PMBerlin Hbf5h43 12:47AMKarlsruhe Hbf
1 transfer
05:28PMBerlin Hbf5h31 10:59PMKarlsruhe Hbf
1 transfer
03:37PMBerlin Hbf5h21 08:58PMKarlsruhe Hbf
2 transfers

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Travel Information from Berlin to Karlsruhe

distanceDistance327 miles (527 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $62
fastestFastest modeTrain • $62 (€56) • 5 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or FlixTrain

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 327 miles (527 km) to Karlsruhe from Berlin. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Berlin to Karlsruhe.

Travel Tips: Travel from Berlin to Karlsruhe

Travel Tips: 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 Berlin to Karlsruhe.

There are 4 ways to get from Berlin to Karlsruhe: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Karlsruhe from Berlin is by taking a flight, which costs on average $3 (€3).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Karlsruhe:

A flight is generally $56 (€50) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $59 (€53) from Berlin to Karlsruhe.

A flight is $59 (€53) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Berlin to Karlsruhe costing on average $62 (€56).

The fastest way to get to Karlsruhe from Berlin is by train with an average travel time of 5 h 22 min.

Other travel options to Karlsruhe can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Karlsruhe by bus can take on average 9 h 15 min.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

The distance from Berlin to Karlsruhe is approximately 327 miles (527 km).

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Karlsruhe is:

  • 3 buses a day.
  • 20 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Karlsruhe from Berlin as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Berlin to Karlsruhe:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Berlin Brandenburg Airport and arrive in Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Berlin Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf.

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Karlsruhe by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Berlin to Karlsruhe for $59 (€53).
  • FlixTrain can get you to Karlsruhe by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with FlixTrain from Berlin to Karlsruhe for $62 (€56) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Berlin to Karlsruhe with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Karlsruhe with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with 3 direct buses per day.
  • You can find 7 direct trains per day to take to Karlsruhe with Deutsche Bahn.

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

Omio customers who travel from Berlin to Karlsruhe often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Munich or Frankfurt am Main. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Karlsruhe and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $59 (€53) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $3 (€3) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $62 (€56) one way on average.

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

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