How to travel from Hamburg to Karlsruhe

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from Hamburg to Karlsruhe

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

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To get from Hamburg to Karlsruhe on Mar 29 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:24PMHamburg Central Station4h59 12:23AMKarlsruhe Central Station
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06:24PMHamburg Central Station5h02 11:26PMKarlsruhe Central Station
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02:24PMHamburg Central Station4h45 07:09PMKarlsruhe Central Station
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Travel Information between Hamburg and Karlsruhe

distanceDistance322 miles (520 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $166
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $31 (€27) • 12 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $45 (€40) • 9 h 48 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or FlixTrain

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 322 miles (520 km) between Hamburg and Karlsruhe. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 9 h 48 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $31 (€27). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Hamburg to Karlsruhe.

Travel Tips: Travel from Hamburg to Karlsruhe

Travel Tips: 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 Hamburg to Karlsruhe.

You can travel from Hamburg to Karlsruhe 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Karlsruhe is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $31 (€27) compared to other travel options to Karlsruhe:

A bus is generally $136 (€120) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $166 (€147) from Hamburg to Karlsruhe.

Taking a bus is usually $15 (€13) less than taking a train to Karlsruhe, which costs on average $45 (€40) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Karlsruhe from Hamburg is by train with an average travel time of 9 h 48 min.

Other travel options to Karlsruhe can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Karlsruhe by bus can take on average 12 h 35 min.

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

The distance from Hamburg to Karlsruhe is approximately 322 miles (520 km).

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Karlsruhe is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • Around 26 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14 to Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers who buy a plane ticket from Hamburg to Karlsruhe depart from Hamburg Airport to Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.

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

  • You can travel to Karlsruhe from Hamburg by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $31 (€27) with Flixbus from Hamburg to Karlsruhe.
  • You can take a train from Hamburg to Karlsruhe with FlixTrain. Cheap tickets can be found for $45 (€40) with FlixTrain from Hamburg to Karlsruhe.
Omio customers who travel from Hamburg to Karlsruhe often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Berlin or Frankfurt am Main. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Karlsruhe and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $31 (€27) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $166 (€147) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $45 (€40) one way on average.

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

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