How to travel from Hanover to Karlsruhe

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from Hanover to Karlsruhe

How to get from Hanover to Karlsruhe by train or bus.

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The best way to travel from Hanover to Karlsruhe is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Hanover to Karlsruhe

distanceDistance239 miles (386 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$15 - $105
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $15 (€13) • 6 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $105 (€91) • 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train or bus to travel 239 miles (386 km) between Hanover and Karlsruhe. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Hanover to Karlsruhe.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Hanover to Karlsruhe

Travel between Hanover and Karlsruhe on BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixBus and BlaBlaCar travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Hanover to Karlsruhe travel.

Travel information from Hanover to Karlsruhe with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 31 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 7 a day

BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS), a subsidiary of the popular French carpooling company, BlaBlaCar, is a travel company operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe. Founded in France, BlaBlaCar Bus provides connections to over 300 destinations. Standard amenities on the travel include air conditioning, toilets, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. On select routes there is also free Wi-Fi available. BlaBlaCar Bus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags per person.

    FAQs: Travel from Hanover to Karlsruhe

    FAQs: 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 Hanover to Karlsruhe.

    There are 2 options to travel to Karlsruhe from Hanover including taking a train or bus.

    The cheapest way to get from Hanover to Karlsruhe is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $15 (€13) compared to other travel options to Karlsruhe:

    Taking a bus costs $90 (€78) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $105 (€91) for the same trip.

    Taking a bus costs $6 (€5) less than taking a train, which costs on average $21 (€18) for the same trip.

    The fastest way to get to Karlsruhe from Hanover is by flight with an average travel time of 55 min.

    Other travel options to Karlsruhe take longer:

    Bus takes 6 h 50 min on average.

    Train takes on average 3 h 55 min.

    Karlsruhe is approximately 239 miles (386 km) away from Hanover.

    The average frequency per day from Hanover to Karlsruhe is:

    • 1 bus per day.
    • 4 trains per day.

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

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

    • Buses from Hanover to Karlsruhe most often leave from Hanover Central Station and arrive in Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof.
    • Flights from Hanover to Karlsruhe most often leave from Hannover Airport and arrive in Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport.
    • Trains mostly leave from Hanover Hbf and tend to arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.

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

    • You can travel from Hanover to Karlsruhe by bus with FlixBus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $15 (€13) with FlixBus from Hanover to Karlsruhe.
    • You can travel by train to Karlsruhe from Hanover with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Hanover to Karlsruhe tickets for $21 (€18) on Omio.

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

    • 1 direct bus per day with FlixBus.
    • Direct trains with Deutsche Bahn with 4 direct trains 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 Hanover and Karlsruhe.

    Looking to extend your trip from Hanover to Karlsruhe? Many Omio customers who go from Hanover to Karlsruhe usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Strasbourg, Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich. If you're looking to explore Paris, Strasbourg, Berlin, Frankfurt am Main or Munich from Karlsruhe, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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