How to travel from Budapest to Karlsruhe

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from Budapest to Karlsruhe

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

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To get from Budapest to Karlsruhe on Aug 13 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Budapest to Karlsruhe

distanceDistance499 miles (805 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$38 - $72
fastestFastest modeTrain • $64 (€59) • 10 h 31 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 499 miles (805 km) from Budapest to Karlsruhe. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train 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.
FAQs

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

Can travelers from Hungary enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully 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:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 8/8/22. 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 from Budapest to Karlsruhe.

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Hungary from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Hungary:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Budapest, Hungary was last verified on 7/28/22. 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.

There are 4 ways to travel from Budapest to Karlsruhe including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Karlsruhe from Budapest is by taking a flight, which costs on average $38 (€35).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Karlsruhe:

A flight is generally $34 (€32) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $72 (€67) from Budapest to Karlsruhe.

A flight is generally $26 (€24) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $64 (€59) from Budapest to Karlsruhe.

The fastest way from Budapest to Karlsruhe is by train with an average journey time of 10 h 31 min.

There are alternative travel options to Karlsruhe that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Karlsruhe by bus can take on average 13 h 45 min.

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

The Budapest to Karlsruhe distance is around 499 miles (805 km).

The average frequency per day from Budapest to Karlsruhe is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Budapest, Nyugati pályaudvar and arrive in Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers board their plane from Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport and arrive in Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Budapest-Déli and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Budapest to Karlsruhe:

  • You can go to Karlsruhe from Budapest by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $72 (€67) with Flixbus from Budapest to Karlsruhe on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Budapest and Karlsruhe with Deutsche Bahn with connection, and you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Budapest to Karlsruhe tickets for $64 (€59) on Omio.

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus with 1 direct bus per day.

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 between Budapest and Karlsruhe.

Many of our customers traveling from Budapest to Karlsruhe don't make Karlsruhe their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Karlsruhe are Berlin, Paris or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Karlsruhe to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Budapest to Karlsruhe, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $72 (€67) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $38 (€35) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $64 (€59) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Budapest to Karlsruhe tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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