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Travel Information to Geneva from Karlsruhe

distanceDistance219 miles (353 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$33 - $49
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $33 (€30) • 4 h 33 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $33 (€30) • 4 h 33 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 219 miles (353 km) by bus or train between Karlsruhe and Geneva. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 33 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $33 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Karlsruhe to Geneva.

Travel Tips: Travel from Karlsruhe to Geneva

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

Travel between Karlsruhe, Germany and Geneva, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Geneva from Karlsruhe?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Geneva, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information was last checked on 5/9/22. 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 Geneva.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Karlsruhe, Germany from Geneva, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return to Karlsruhe, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Karlsruhe from Geneva restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Karlsruhe from Geneva?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Karlsruhe, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 5/21/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Karlsruhe from Geneva closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Karlsruhe to Geneva?

There are 2 travel options from Karlsruhe to Geneva: bus or train.

How do I get from Karlsruhe to Geneva the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Karlsruhe to Geneva is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $33 (€30) compared to other travel options to Geneva:

A train is generally $16 (€14) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $49 (€44) from Karlsruhe to Geneva.

What is the quickest way from Karlsruhe to Geneva?

The fastest way to get to Geneva from Karlsruhe is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 33 min.

Other travel options to Geneva can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 14 h 5 min   on average.

What is the distance between Karlsruhe and Geneva?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Karlsruhe to Geneva is:

  • 3 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Karlsruhe? Where do I arrive in Geneva?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof and tend to arrive in Geneva, Eaux-Vives.
  • Trains mostly depart from Karlsruhe Hbf and arrive in Genève.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Karlsruhe to Geneva?

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

  • You can go to Geneva from Karlsruhe by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $49 (€44) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Karlsruhe to Geneva on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Karlsruhe to Geneva with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Karlsruhe to Geneva tickets for $33 (€30) on Omio.

Where should I go next after I travel between Karlsruhe and Geneva?

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

When should I buy a ticket from Karlsruhe to Geneva online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Karlsruhe to Geneva, 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 $49 (€44) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $33 (€30) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Karlsruhe to Geneva 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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