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from Karlsruhe to Vienna

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

Our recommendation

To get from Karlsruhe to Vienna on Oct 17 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:29PMKarlsruhe Hbf10h05 06:34AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
3 changes
$691One-way
Cheapest
05:05PMKarlsruhe, Hbf10h55 04:00AMVienna
0 changes
$551One-way
Other options
03:49AMKarlsruhe Hbf8h56 12:45PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 changes
$1231One-way
07:06PMKarlsruhe Hbf11h28 06:34AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
2 changes
$1181One-way
06:29PMKarlsruhe Hbf12h05 06:34AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)
1 changes
$1181One-way

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Sat
Oct 16
$69ÖBB
$53Union Ivkoni International
Sun
Oct 17
$69ÖBB
$43Flixbus
Mon
Oct 18
$47Deutsche Bahn with connection
$31Flixbus
Tue
Oct 19
$47Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
Wed
Oct 20
$47Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Thu
Oct 21
$47Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Fri
Oct 22
$47Deutsche Bahn with connection
$60Eurolines Germany
Sat
Oct 23
$47Deutsche Bahn
$52Union Ivkoni International
Sun
Oct 24
$47Deutsche Bahn with connection
$53Union Ivkoni International
Mon
Oct 25
$34Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
Wed
Oct 27
$34Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Oct 28
$47Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
Fri
Oct 29
$49Deutsche Bahn
$43Flixbus
Sat
Oct 30
$34Deutsche Bahn
$44Union Ivkoni International
Sun
Oct 31
$34Deutsche Bahn
$44Union Ivkoni International
Mon
Nov 1
$47Deutsche Bahn
$44Union Ivkoni International
Tue
Nov 2
$47Deutsche Bahn
$39Flixbus
Wed
Nov 3
$34Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Nov 4
$34Deutsche Bahn
$44Union Ivkoni International
Fri
Nov 5
$47Deutsche Bahn
$60Eurolines Germany

Travel Information between Karlsruhe and Vienna

distanceDistance368 miles (593 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$47 - $60
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $47 (€38) • 7 h 39 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $47 (€38) • 7 h 39 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurolines Germany or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus or train to travel 368 miles (593 km) to Vienna from Karlsruhe. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 39 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $47 (€38). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Eurolines Germany or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Karlsruhe to Vienna.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Vienna, Austria if I’m coming from Karlsruhe, Germany?

Travel between Karlsruhe, Germany and Vienna, Austria is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Austria?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Austria:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

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

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 10/13/21. 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 between Karlsruhe and Vienna.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Germany from Vienna, Austria?

Return travel to Karlsruhe, Germany from Austria is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Austria?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Austria?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Karlsruhe, Germany was last verified on 10/15/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Karlsruhe from Vienna.

How do I travel from Karlsruhe to Vienna?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Karlsruhe and Vienna. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Karlsruhe to Vienna?

The cheapest way to get from Karlsruhe to Vienna is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $47 (€38) compared to other travel options to Vienna:

A train is generally $14 (€11) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $60 (€49) from Karlsruhe to Vienna.

What is the fastest way to travel to Vienna from Karlsruhe?

The fastest way from Karlsruhe to Vienna is by train with an average journey time of 7 h 39 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 10 h 25 min   of travel time.

What is the distance between Karlsruhe and Vienna?

You should expect to travel around 368 miles (593 km) between Karlsruhe and Vienna.

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

The average frequency per day from Karlsruhe to Vienna is:

  • 3 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Karlsruhe and in Vienna?

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

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Karlsruhe to Vienna depart from Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof to Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB).
  • Most travelers board their train from Karlsruhe Hbf and arrive in Wien Westbahnhof.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Karlsruhe to Vienna?

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

  • You can travel by bus from Karlsruhe to Vienna with Eurolines Germany, and you can find Eurolines Germany Karlsruhe to Vienna tickets for $60 (€49) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Karlsruhe to Vienna with Deutsche Bahn with connection, and you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Karlsruhe to Vienna tickets for $47 (€38) on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Karlsruhe to Vienna?

Yes, there are direct routes from Karlsruhe to Vienna with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 3 direct trains per day to Vienna with.

Direct services to Vienna tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Karlsruhe to Vienna ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Karlsruhe to Vienna? Many Omio customers who go from Karlsruhe to Vienna usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Prague, Budapest or Munich. If you're looking to explore Prague, Budapest or Munich from Vienna, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I buy my Karlsruhe to Vienna one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Karlsruhe to Vienna, 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 $60 (€49) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $47 (€38) one way.

But we recommend booking Karlsruhe to Vienna 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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