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Travel Information between Prague and Karlsruhe

distanceDistance280 miles (451 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$30 - $33
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $30 (€25) • 9 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $33 (€28) • 8 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 280 miles (451 km) by bus or train to Karlsruhe from Prague. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 8 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Prague to Karlsruhe.

Travel Tips: Travel from Prague 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 Prague to Karlsruhe.

Does Germany have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling to Karlsruhe from Prague?

International travel from Prague, Czechia to Karlsruhe, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Czechia?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Karlsruhe if traveling from Prague?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What measures do I need to follow in Karlsruhe, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/22/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Prague and Karlsruhe.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Prague, Czechia from Karlsruhe, Germany due to COVID-19?

The restriction level for your return to Prague, Czechia from Germany is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Prague from Karlsruhe restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Czechia:

  • Negative COVID-19 test within 2 days before arrival and testing upon arrival
  • Unvaccinated travellers are required to take a PCR test between days 5 and 7 after arrival
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Prague, Czechia?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Czechia was last checked on 1/20/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Prague from Karlsruhe closer to your date of departure here.

How do I get from Prague to Karlsruhe?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Karlsruhe from Prague. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Prague to Karlsruhe?

The cheapest way to go to Karlsruhe from Prague is by taking a bus, which costs on average $30 (€25).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Karlsruhe:

A bus is generally $4 (€3) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $33 (€28) from Prague to Karlsruhe.

What is the fastest way to travel between Prague and Karlsruhe?

The quickest way to travel from Prague to Karlsruhe is by train, which takes on average 8 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 9 h 50 min   of travel time.

How far is Karlsruhe from Prague?

Karlsruhe is approximately 280 miles (451 km) away from Prague.

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

The average frequency per day from Prague to Karlsruhe is:

  • 3 trains per day.

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

When traveling from Prague to Karlsruhe, where do I depart from Prague and where do I arrive in Karlsruhe?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Prague to Karlsruhe:

  • Buses from Prague to Karlsruhe most often leave from Praha, Hlavní Nádraží and arrive in Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof.
  • Trains from Prague to Karlsruhe most often leave from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.

Which travel companies can get me from Prague to Karlsruhe?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Prague 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 Prague to Karlsruhe tickets on Omio for $30 (€25).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Karlsruhe by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Prague to Karlsruhe for $33 (€28) on Omio.

Is there a way to travel directly from Prague to Karlsruhe?

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

  • You can take a direct train with with 3 direct trains per day.

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 Prague to Karlsruhe.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Prague to Karlsruhe?

Looking to extend your trip from Prague to Karlsruhe? Many Omio customers who go from Prague to Karlsruhe usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Munich. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Paris or Munich from Karlsruhe, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I purchase tickets between Prague and Karlsruhe online for the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $30 (€25) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $33 (€28) one way on average.

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

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