How to travel from Kiel to Karlsruhe

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from Kiel to Karlsruhe

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

Our recommendation

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

05:25PMKiel Hbf7h12 12:37AMKarlsruhe Hbf
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05:25PMKiel Hbf7h12 12:37AMKarlsruhe Hbf
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04:25PMKiel Hbf6h43 11:08PMKarlsruhe Hbf
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12:37PMKiel Hbf6h32 07:09PMKarlsruhe Hbf
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02:39PMKiel Hbf6h30 09:09PMKarlsruhe Hbf
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Travel Information to Karlsruhe from Kiel

distanceDistance374 miles (603 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $132
fastestFastest modeTrain • $132 (€123) • 6 h 8 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 374 miles (603 km) between Kiel and Karlsruhe. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Kiel to Karlsruhe.

Travel Tips: Travel from Kiel to Karlsruhe

Travel to Karlsruhe 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 Kiel to Karlsruhe.

There are 4 travel options from Kiel to Karlsruhe: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Karlsruhe from Kiel is by taking a flight, which costs on average $3 (€3).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Karlsruhe:

Taking a flight is about $79 (€73) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $82 (€76) for this journey.

A flight is $129 (€120) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Kiel to Karlsruhe costing on average $132 (€123).

The quickest way to travel between Kiel and Karlsruhe is by train, which takes on average 6 h 8 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Karlsruhe by bus can take on average 12 h 45 min.

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

The Kiel to Karlsruhe distance is around 374 miles (603 km).

The average frequency per day from Kiel to Karlsruhe is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Karlsruhe from Kiel 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 Kiel to Karlsruhe:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Kiel and arrive in Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Kiel to Karlsruhe depart from Kiel Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Karlsruhe. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Kiel to Karlsruhe tickets on Omio for $82 (€76).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Karlsruhe by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Kiel to Karlsruhe for $132 (€123) on Omio.
Many of our customers traveling from Kiel to Karlsruhe don't make Karlsruhe their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Karlsruhe are Berlin, Paris or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Karlsruhe to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Kiel to Karlsruhe, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $82 (€76) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket costs $3 (€3) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $132 (€123) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Kiel to Karlsruhe 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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