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There are 4 ways to get from Luxembourg to Karlsruhe by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Karlsruhe 299 / ...

$17 - $29

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Train  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville Ter
  2. Take the train from Metz Ville to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv / ...

$50 - $97

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Luxembourg to Karlsruhe 147.6 miles

$30 - $45

Fly, train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Frankfurt (FRA) LUX - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf

$100 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Luxembourg to Karlsruhe is to bus which costs 15€ - 25€ and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Luxembourg to Karlsruhe is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station station and arriving at Karlsruhe. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Luxembourg to Karlsruhe. However, there are services departing from Gare de Luxembourg and arriving at Karlsruhe Hbf via Metz Ville and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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The distance between Luxembourg and Karlsruhe is 178 km. The road distance is 236.1 km.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Karlsruhe without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 40 min and costs 15€ - 25€.

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The bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Karlsruhe takes 4 h 40 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Luxembourg to Karlsruhe bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station.

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Luxembourg to Karlsruhe train services, operated by SNCF, depart from Gare de Luxembourg station.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Karlsruhe is to bus which takes 4 h 40 min and costs 15€ - 25€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 85€ and takes 5 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Luxembourg to Karlsruhe.
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  • Distance: 111.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

What companies run services between Luxembourg and Karlsruhe, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Luxembourg to Karlsruhe once daily. Tickets cost $17 - $29 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min. Turancar also services this route once a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Luxembourg to Karlsruhe via Gare de Metz-Ville, Metz Ville, and Strasbourg in around 5 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Luxembourg to Gare de Metz-Ville
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Metz Ville to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$27 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $35
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 Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
Standard
$21 - $29
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Luxembourg to Karlsruhe bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Karlsruhe station.

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Luxembourg to Karlsruhe train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Karlsruhe Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Luxembourg to Karlsruhe is 236 km. It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to drive from Luxembourg to Karlsruhe.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Luxembourg Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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Book your Luxembourg to Karlsruhe bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 234+ hotels available in Karlsruhe. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Luxembourg to Luxembourg Airport is to line 16 bus which takes 17 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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