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from Budapest to Karlsruhe

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Travel Information from Budapest to Karlsruhe

distanceDistance499 miles (805 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$34 - $57
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $34 (€28) • 13 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $57 (€47) • 10 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 499 miles (805 km) by bus or train between Budapest and Karlsruhe. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 10 h 14 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $34 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Budapest to Karlsruhe.

Travel Tips

Travel from Budapest 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 Budapest to Karlsruhe.
Am I allowed to travel from Budapest, Hungary to Karlsruhe, Germany?

Travel between Budapest, Hungary and Karlsruhe, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Hungary enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Hungary.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Karlsruhe from Budapest?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Karlsruhe, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 10/17/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Karlsruhe from Budapest.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Budapest, Hungary from Karlsruhe, Germany?

Return travel to Budapest, Hungary from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Hungary from Germany?

Entry into Hungary is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Hungary from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Hungary:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Hungary?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Hungary to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Budapest, Hungary was last verified on 10/17/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Budapest from Karlsruhe.

How do I get from Budapest to Karlsruhe?

There are 2 ways to travel between Budapest and Karlsruhe including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Budapest to Karlsruhe?

The cheapest way to go to Karlsruhe from Budapest is by taking a bus, which costs on average $34 (€28).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Karlsruhe:

A bus is generally $23 (€19) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $57 (€47) from Budapest to Karlsruhe.

What is the quickest way to get from Budapest to Karlsruhe?

The fastest way to get to Karlsruhe from Budapest is by train with an average travel time of 10 h 14 min.

Other travel options to Karlsruhe can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Karlsruhe by bus can take on average 13 h 50 min.

How far is Karlsruhe from Budapest?

Karlsruhe is approximately 499 miles (805 km) away from Budapest.

How many services a day are there from Budapest to Karlsruhe?

The average frequency per day from Budapest to Karlsruhe is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

When traveling from Budapest to Karlsruhe, what are the departure and arrival points in Budapest and Karlsruhe?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Budapest, Thököly út (Budapest-Keleti) and arrive in Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Budapest to Karlsruhe depart from Budapest-Déli to Karlsruhe Hbf.
Which travel operators can get me to Karlsruhe from Budapest?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Karlsruhe by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Budapest to Karlsruhe tickets on Omio for $34 (€28).
  • Deutsche Bahn with connection can get you to Karlsruhe by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Budapest to Karlsruhe for $57 (€47) on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Budapest to Karlsruhe?
Looking to extend your trip from Budapest to Karlsruhe? Many Omio customers who go from Budapest to Karlsruhe usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Munich. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Paris or Munich from Karlsruhe, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book tickets between Budapest and Karlsruhe online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $34 (€28) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $57 (€47) one way.

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

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