How to travel from Berlin to Karlsruhe

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from Berlin to Karlsruhe

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

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The best way to travel from Berlin to Karlsruhe is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
07:00AM10h20
Berlin
05:20PMKarlsruhe
$231One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
07:00AM10h20
Berlin
05:20PMKarlsruhe
$231One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
FlixBus
06:10PM9h10
Berlin
03:20AMKarlsruhe
$391One-way
0 transfers
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FlixBus
06:20AM10h20
Berlin
04:40PMKarlsruhe
$231One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
01:40PM12h20
Berlin
02:00AMKarlsruhe
$411One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
08:15PM13h35
Berlin
09:50AMKarlsruhe
$551One-way
0 transfers

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Travel Information between Berlin and Karlsruhe

distanceDistance327 miles (527 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$23 - $69
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $23 (€20) • 9 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $69 (€60) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 327 miles (527 km) between Berlin and Karlsruhe. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Berlin to Karlsruhe.

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All travel companies: Train and Bus from Berlin to Karlsruhe

You can travel by travel from Berlin to Karlsruhe with Deutsche Bahn, BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Berlin to Karlsruhe travel.

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French travel company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

      FAQs: Travel from Berlin to Karlsruhe

      FAQs: 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.
      FAQs

      There are 3 ways to get from Berlin to Karlsruhe: train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Karlsruhe is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $23 (€20) compared to other travel options to Karlsruhe:

      A bus is $46 (€40) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Berlin to Karlsruhe costing on average $69 (€60).

      A bus is $11 (€10) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Berlin to Karlsruhe costing on average $34 (€30).

      The quickest way to travel to Karlsruhe from Berlin is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 9 h 10 min of travel time.

      Getting to Karlsruhe by train takes 5 h 24 min on average.

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

      The average frequency per day from Berlin to Karlsruhe is:

      • 3 buses a day.
      • 8 trains per day.

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

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

      • Buses mostly leave from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and tend to arrive in Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof.
      • Flights mostly depart from Berlin Brandenburg Airport and arrive in Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport.
      • Trains most often depart from Berlin at Berlin Hbf and arrive in Karlsruhe at Karlsruhe Hbf.

      The following travel companies offer services from Berlin to Karlsruhe:

      • Travel with FlixBus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Karlsruhe by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Berlin to Karlsruhe tickets on Omio for $23 (€20).
      • Travel with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain for trains to Karlsruhe. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixTrain Berlin to Karlsruhe tickets on Omio for $34 (€30).

      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 with 2 direct buses per day.
      • You'll find 7 direct trains a day to Karlsruhe with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain.

      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 trip.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Berlin to Karlsruhe often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Strasbourg, Frankfurt am Main or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Berlin and Karlsruhe itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Karlsruhe and any of these top destinations today!
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