How to travel from Karlsruhe to Essen

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Travel Information between Karlsruhe and Essen

distanceDistance179 miles (289 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $17
fastestFastest modeTrain • $10 (€10) • 2 h 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 179 miles (289 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Karlsruhe to Essen. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Karlsruhe to Essen.

Travel Tips: Travel from Karlsruhe to Essen

Travel to Essen 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 Karlsruhe to Essen.

There are 4 ways to get from Karlsruhe to Essen: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Karlsruhe to Essen is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $9 (€8) compared to other travel options to Essen:

Taking a flight is about $9 (€8) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $17 (€16) for this trip.

A flight is generally $2 (€2) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $10 (€10) from Karlsruhe to Essen.

The quickest way to travel from Karlsruhe to Essen is by train, which takes on average 2 h 56 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h   on average.

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

The distance from Karlsruhe to Essen is approximately 179 miles (289 km).

The average frequency per day from Karlsruhe to Essen is:

  • 8 buses per day.
  • 12 trains a day.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof to Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).
  • Most travelers catch their train from Karlsruhe Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Karlsruhe to Essen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Essen by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Karlsruhe to Essen for $17 (€16) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Essen by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Karlsruhe to Essen for $10 (€10) on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Karlsruhe to Essen often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Hamburg or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Karlsruhe and Essen itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Essen and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Karlsruhe to Essen, 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 trip is costing $17 (€16) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $9 (€8) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $10 (€10) one way.

But we recommend booking Karlsruhe to Essen 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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