You can get from Karlsruhe to Basel by train, bus or flight.
To get from Karlsruhe to Basel on Apr 01 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||106 miles (171 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$14 - $27|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $14 (€12) • 3 h 5 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $27 (€24) • 1 h 54 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 106 miles (171 km) by bus or train between Karlsruhe and Basel. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 54 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $14 (€12). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Karlsruhe to Basel.
Travel between Karlsruhe, Germany and Basel, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Conditions of entry into Switzerland:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 3/22/23. 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 Karlsruhe to Basel.
The restriction level for your return to Karlsruhe, Germany from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Conditions of reentry into Germany:
You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 3/22/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Karlsruhe from Basel closer to your date of departure here.
There are 2 ways to travel between Karlsruhe and Basel including taking a bus or train.
The cheapest way to go to Basel from Karlsruhe is by taking a bus, which costs on average $14 (€12).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Basel:
A bus is $13 (€12) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Karlsruhe to Basel costing on average $27 (€24).
The fastest way to get to Basel from Karlsruhe is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 54 min.
Other travel options to Basel can usually take longer:
In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 5 min.
The distance from Karlsruhe to Basel is approximately 106 miles (171 km).
The average frequency per day from Karlsruhe to Basel is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Karlsruhe and Basel as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Karlsruhe to Basel:
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Before traveling from Karlsruhe to Basel, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Karlsruhe to Basel 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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