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from Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe

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Travel Information between Düsseldorf and Karlsruhe

distanceDistance168 miles (271 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $24
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 2 h 53 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 2 h 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 168 miles (271 km) by bus or train from Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 53 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe.

Travel Tips: Travel from Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe.

How do I go from Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe?

There are 2 ways to travel to Karlsruhe from Düsseldorf including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Düsseldorf and Karlsruhe?

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $22 (€18) compared to other travel options to Karlsruhe:

Taking a train is about $3 (€2) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $24 (€20) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to travel between Düsseldorf and Karlsruhe?

The fastest way to get to Karlsruhe from Düsseldorf is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 53 min.

Other travel options to Karlsruhe can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 5 h 10 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe would I travel?

The distance from Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe is approximately 168 miles (271 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe is:

  • 24 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe?

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

  • Buses from Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe most often leave from Düsseldorf, ZOB am Hbf and arrive in Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof.
  • Trains most often depart from Düsseldorf at Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Karlsruhe at Karlsruhe Hbf.

Who can get me from Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe for $24 (€20) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Karlsruhe by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe tickets on Omio for $22 (€18).

Where should I go next after I travel between Düsseldorf and Karlsruhe?

Your trip from Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe doesn't have to end in Karlsruhe. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Munich. If you’d like to add Berlin, Paris or Munich to your Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Karlsruhe today!

How far in advance should I purchase my Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $24 (€20) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $22 (€18) one way.

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