How to travel from Lyon to Karlsruhe

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Travel Information from Lyon to Karlsruhe

distanceDistance278 miles (449 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $77
fastestFastest modeTrain • $72 (€66) • 4 h 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or TGV

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 278 miles (449 km) to Karlsruhe from Lyon. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or TGV among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Lyon to Karlsruhe.

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Travel Tips: 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 Lyon to Karlsruhe.
FAQs

Travel from Lyon, France to Karlsruhe, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Karlsruhe from Lyon restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Karlsruhe, Germany from Lyon?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Karlsruhe, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Lyon and Karlsruhe closer to your planned date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return to Lyon, France from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Lyon from Karlsruhe restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Lyon, France?

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

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 11/6/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Lyon from Karlsruhe closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel between Lyon and Karlsruhe 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Karlsruhe is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $29 (€26) compared to other travel options to Karlsruhe:

A flight is $48 (€44) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Lyon to Karlsruhe costing on average $77 (€70).

Taking a flight is usually $44 (€40) less than taking a train to Karlsruhe, which costs on average $72 (€66) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Lyon to Karlsruhe is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 42 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Karlsruhe by bus can take on average 8 h 20 min.

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

The distance from Lyon to Karlsruhe is approximately 278 miles (449 km).

The average frequency per day from Lyon to Karlsruhe is:

  • 5 buses a day.
  • 3 trains per day.

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Lyon, Gare Perrache and arrive in Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof.
  • Flights most often depart from Lyon at Lyon Saint Exupery Airport and arrive in Karlsruhe at Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Karlsruhe by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Lyon to Karlsruhe tickets on Omio for $77 (€70).
  • Travel with TGV to go to Karlsruhe by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find TGV Lyon to Karlsruhe tickets on Omio for $72 (€66).

Yes, there are direct services available from Lyon to Karlsruhe with the following travel companies:

  • You can find around 4 direct buses per day and travel with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.

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

Your trip from Lyon to Karlsruhe doesn't have to end in Karlsruhe. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Munich. If you’d like to add Berlin, Paris or Munich to your Lyon to Karlsruhe tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Karlsruhe today!

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $77 (€70) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $29 (€26) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $72 (€66) one way on average.

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

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