How to travel from Lausanne to Karlsruhe

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Travel Information to Karlsruhe from Lausanne

distanceDistance190 miles (306 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$23 - $30
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $23 (€20) • 7 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $29 (€25) • 4 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 190 miles (306 km) between Lausanne and Karlsruhe. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $23 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Lausanne to Karlsruhe.

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Travel between Lausanne, Switzerland and Karlsruhe, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Switzerland enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

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

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 1/24/23. 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 to Karlsruhe from Lausanne.

Return travel to Lausanne, Switzerland from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Germany?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

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

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Lausanne, Switzerland was last verified on 1/24/23. 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 Lausanne from Karlsruhe.

There are 4 ways to travel to Karlsruhe from Lausanne including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Karlsruhe from Lausanne is by taking a bus, which costs on average $23 (€20).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Karlsruhe:

Taking a bus is about $7 (€6) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $30 (€26) for this journey.

A bus is $6 (€5) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Lausanne to Karlsruhe costing on average $29 (€25).

The quickest way to travel between Lausanne and Karlsruhe is by train, which takes on average 4 h 15 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 7 h 15 min.

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

The Lausanne to Karlsruhe distance is around 190 miles (306 km).

The average frequency per day from Lausanne to Karlsruhe is:

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

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

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

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Lausanne 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 Lausanne to Karlsruhe tickets on Omio for $23 (€20).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Karlsruhe by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Lausanne to Karlsruhe for $29 (€25) on Omio.
Many of our customers traveling from Lausanne to Karlsruhe don't make Karlsruhe their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Karlsruhe are Paris, Berlin or Frankfurt am Main, 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 Lausanne 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 $23 (€20) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket costs $30 (€26) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $29 (€25) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Lausanne 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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