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from Salzburg to Karlsruhe

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

Our recommendation

To get from Salzburg to Karlsruhe on Sep 27 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:15PMSalzburg Hbf6h15 03:30AMKarlsruhe Hbf
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$301One-way
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09:15PMSalzburg Hbf6h15 03:30AMKarlsruhe Hbf
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$301One-way
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10:00AMSalzburg Hbf5h18 03:18PMKarlsruhe Hbf
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$501One-way
06:40AMSalzburg Hbf5h13 11:53AMKarlsruhe Hbf
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$451One-way
11:00AMSalzburg Hbf4h51 03:51PMKarlsruhe Hbf
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$571One-way

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Travel Information between Salzburg and Karlsruhe

distanceDistance228 miles (368 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $30
fastestFastest modeTrain • $30 (€24) • 5 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus or train to travel 228 miles (368 km) from Salzburg to Karlsruhe. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Salzburg to Karlsruhe.

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

Travel between Salzburg, Austria and Karlsruhe, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Austria enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

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

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • 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

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 9/25/21. 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 Salzburg.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Austria from Karlsruhe, Germany?

The restriction level for your return to Salzburg, Austria from Germany is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Salzburg from Karlsruhe restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Austria:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Austria was last checked on 9/22/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Salzburg from Karlsruhe closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Karlsruhe from Salzburg?

There are 2 ways to get from Salzburg to Karlsruhe: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Salzburg to Karlsruhe?

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Karlsruhe is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $25 (€20) compared to other travel options to Karlsruhe:

A bus is generally $5 (€4) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $30 (€24) from Salzburg to Karlsruhe.

How far is it from Salzburg to Karlsruhe?

The distance from Salzburg to Karlsruhe is approximately 228 miles (368 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Salzburg to Karlsruhe?

The average frequency per day from Salzburg to Karlsruhe is:

  • Around 4 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Karlsruhe from Salzburg as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Salzburg, Lastenstrasse and arrive in Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.
Which travel operators can get me to Karlsruhe from Salzburg?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Salzburg to Karlsruhe:

  • You can take a bus from Salzburg to Karlsruhe with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $25 (€20) with Flixbus from Salzburg to Karlsruhe.
  • You can travel between Salzburg and Karlsruhe by train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $30 (€24) with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Salzburg to Karlsruhe.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Salzburg to Karlsruhe?
Many of our customers traveling from Salzburg 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!
How early should I purchase tickets from Salzburg to Karlsruhe online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Salzburg 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 $25 (€20) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $30 (€24) one way on average for this trip.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Salzburg
Karlsruhe
Salzburg
Amenities
Salzburg-W.A. Mozart
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the airport and what is the best way to get there?
Salzburg HBF is located in the city center. From here, Obus 2 runs to and from Salzburg Airport

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