How to travel from Karlsruhe to Hamburg

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from Karlsruhe to Hamburg

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

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To get from Karlsruhe to Hamburg on Feb 03 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Karlsruhe and Hamburg

distanceDistance322 miles (520 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $135
fastestFastest modeTrain • $135 (€116) • 7 h 34 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 322 miles (520 km) between Karlsruhe and Hamburg. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Karlsruhe to Hamburg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Karlsruhe to Hamburg

Travel Tips: Travel to Hamburg 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 Hamburg.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Hamburg from Karlsruhe. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Karlsruhe to Hamburg is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $5 (€4) compared to other travel options to Hamburg:

A flight is generally $30 (€26) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $35 (€30) from Karlsruhe to Hamburg.

Taking a flight is usually $130 (€112) less than taking a train to Hamburg, which costs on average $135 (€116) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Karlsruhe to Hamburg is by train with an average journey time of 7 h 34 min.

There are alternative travel options to Hamburg that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 9 h   on average.

In comparison, getting to Hamburg by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Karlsruhe to Hamburg is:

  • 4 buses per day.
  • 13 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Karlsruhe to Hamburg as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight 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 Hamburg:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport to Hamburg Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Karlsruhe Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Hamburg by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Karlsruhe to Hamburg for $35 (€30).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Hamburg by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Karlsruhe to Hamburg tickets on Omio for $135 (€116).
Many of our customers who book a trip from Karlsruhe to Hamburg often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Copenhagen or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Karlsruhe and Hamburg itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Hamburg and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $35 (€30) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $5 (€4) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $135 (€116) one way on average.

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

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