How to travel from Ulm to Karlsruhe

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from Ulm to Karlsruhe

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

Our recommendation

To get from Ulm to Karlsruhe on Jul 01 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:38AMUlm Hbf1h50 09:28AMKarlsruhe Hbf
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10:15PMUlm, Eberhard-Finckh-Straße2h05 12:20AMKarlsruhe
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09:48AMUlm Hbf1h42 11:30AMKarlsruhe Hbf
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06:03PMUlm Hbf1h50 07:53PMKarlsruhe Hbf
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06:48AMUlm Hbf2h05 08:53AMKarlsruhe Hbf
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Travel Information between Ulm and Karlsruhe

distanceDistance84 miles (135 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€18) • 1 h 49 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 84 miles (135 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Karlsruhe from Ulm. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Ulm to Karlsruhe.

Travel Tips: Travel from Ulm 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 Ulm to Karlsruhe.

There are 4 ways to get from Ulm to Karlsruhe: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Ulm to Karlsruhe is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Karlsruhe:

A flight is $16 (€14) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Ulm to Karlsruhe costing on average $16 (€14).

Taking a flight is about $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry, which costs on average $1 (€1) for this journey.

Taking a flight is usually $20 (€18) less than taking a train to Karlsruhe, which costs on average $20 (€18) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel from Ulm to Karlsruhe is by train, which takes on average 1 h 49 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 5 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by flight can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

The Ulm to Karlsruhe distance is around 84 miles (135 km).

The average frequency per day from Ulm to Karlsruhe is:

  • 12 buses per day.
  • 6 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses most often depart from Ulm at Ulm, Eberhard-Finckh-Straße and arrive in Karlsruhe at Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof.
  • Trains from Ulm to Karlsruhe most often leave from Ulm Hbf and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.

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

  • You can take a bus from Ulm to Karlsruhe with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $16 (€14) with Flixbus from Ulm to Karlsruhe.
  • You can take a train from Ulm to Karlsruhe with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $20 (€18) with Deutsche Bahn from Ulm to Karlsruhe.
Many of our customers traveling from Ulm 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!

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

  • A bus ticket costs $16 (€14) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • A ferry ticket costs $1 (€1) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $20 (€18) one way.

But we recommend booking Ulm 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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