There are 4 ways to get from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...

$21 - $35

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Bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang to Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile RegioJet / ...

$3 - $60

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg 54 miles

$6

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg 52.8 miles

$11 - $16

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang and arriving at Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Karlsruhe Hbf and arriving at Strasbourg. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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The distance between Karlsruhe and Strasbourg is 68 km. The road distance is 84.5 km.

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg without a car is to train which takes 41 min and costs .

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The train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg takes 41 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Karlsruhe to Strasbourg bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang station.

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Karlsruhe to Strasbourg train services, operated by TGV, depart from Karlsruhe Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg is to train which takes 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 15 min.

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Karlsruhe to Strasbourg bus services, operated by RegioJet, arrive at Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile station.

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Karlsruhe to Strasbourg train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Strasbourg station.

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Map of how to get from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg.
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  • Distance: 42.2 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

What companies run services between Karlsruhe, Germany and Strasbourg, France?

TGV operates a train from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg 5 times a day. Tickets cost $21 - $26 and the journey takes 41 min. Deutsche Bahn also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg 3 times a week. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang to Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Karlsruhe to Strasbourg is 84 km. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Karlsruhe and Strasbourg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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