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from Geneva to Karlsruhe

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Travel Information from Geneva to Karlsruhe

distanceDistance219 miles (353 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $37
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€20) • 18 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $37 (€30) • 4 h 57 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 219 miles (353 km) by bus or train between Geneva and Karlsruhe. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 57 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Geneva to Karlsruhe.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Karlsruhe, Germany from Geneva, Switzerland?

International travel from Geneva, Switzerland to Karlsruhe, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Switzerland?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Karlsruhe if traveling from Geneva?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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

What measures do I need to follow in Karlsruhe, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/16/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Karlsruhe from Geneva.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Switzerland from Karlsruhe, Germany?

Return travel to Geneva, Switzerland from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland 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 Geneva, Switzerland was last verified on 10/15/21. 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 Geneva from Karlsruhe.

What are the ways to get from Geneva to Karlsruhe?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Geneva to Karlsruhe. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Geneva to Karlsruhe?

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Karlsruhe is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $24 (€20) compared to other travel options to Karlsruhe:

Taking a bus is about $12 (€10) less than taking a train, which costs on average $37 (€30) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to travel to Karlsruhe from Geneva?

The fastest way to get to Karlsruhe from Geneva is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 57 min.

Other travel options to Karlsruhe can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 18 h 40 min.

How far is Karlsruhe from Geneva?

The Geneva to Karlsruhe distance is around 219 miles (353 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Geneva to Karlsruhe is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Geneva and Karlsruhe, where do I depart from Geneva and where do I arrive in Karlsruhe?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Geneva, Eaux-Vives and arrive in Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers take a train from Genève to Karlsruhe Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Geneva to Karlsruhe?

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

  • You can travel between Geneva and Karlsruhe by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $24 (€20) with Flixbus from Geneva to Karlsruhe.
  • You can travel between Geneva and Karlsruhe by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $37 (€30) with Deutsche Bahn from Geneva to Karlsruhe.
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Geneva to Karlsruhe?
Many of our customers traveling from Geneva 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!
How early should I book tickets between Geneva and Karlsruhe online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Geneva 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 is costing on average $24 (€20) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $37 (€30) one way.

But we recommend booking Geneva 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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