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from Madrid to Karlsruhe

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Travel Information from Madrid to Karlsruhe

distanceDistance835 miles (1347 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus
fastestFastest modeBus • $113 (€90) • 27 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Take a bus to travel 835 miles (1347 km) between Madrid and Karlsruhe. Flixbus is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct from Madrid to Karlsruhe.

Travel Tips

Travel from Madrid 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 Madrid to Karlsruhe.
Is international travel between Madrid, Spain and Karlsruhe, Germany allowed?

Travel from Madrid, Spain to Karlsruhe, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Karlsruhe from Madrid restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

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

  • 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 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 9/25/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Karlsruhe from Madrid closer to your planned date of departure here.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Spain from Karlsruhe, Germany?

The current restriction level for returning to Madrid, Spain from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Madrid, Spain from Karlsruhe, Germany?

Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Madrid from Karlsruhe?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

Which rules do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/25/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Madrid from Karlsruhe here.

What are the ways to get from Madrid to Karlsruhe?

Travel to Karlsruhe from Madrid by taking a bus.

What is the fastest way to get from Madrid to Karlsruhe?

A bus is the fastest way to get to Karlsruhe from Madrid with an average travel time for this trip around 27 h.

What is the distance between Madrid and Karlsruhe?

You should expect to travel around 835 miles (1347 km) between Madrid and Karlsruhe.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Madrid to Karlsruhe?

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Madrid to Karlsruhe depart from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 to Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof.
Which travel companies can get me from Madrid to Karlsruhe?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Karlsruhe. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Madrid to Karlsruhe tickets on Omio for $113 (€90).
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Madrid and Karlsruhe ends?
Omio customers who travel from Madrid to Karlsruhe often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Paris or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Karlsruhe and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I purchase tickets between Madrid and Karlsruhe online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $113 (€90) one way.

But we recommend booking Madrid to Karlsruhe tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Madrid America
Madrid Est. Sur

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 6<br>Bus lines 8, 102, 113, 148, 152, 156, N11<br>Suburban train lines C1, C5, C7, C10
Madrid Chamartín

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