There are 11 ways to get from Amsterdam to Karlsruhe by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Karlsruhe Hbf ICE International

$110 - $160

Cheapest option

Train, night bus  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Nijmegen Intercity
  2. Take the night bus from Nijmegen to Karlsruhe N94

$43 - $74

9 alternative options

Train via Duisburg Hbf  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...

$127 - $187

Bus  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Amstel to Karlsruhe Hbf

$55 - $80

Drive  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Karlsruhe 345.4 miles

$80 - $130

Fly to Stuttgart, bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Stuttgart (STR) AMS - STR
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe

$55 - $250

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  4 h 53 min

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

$101 - $311

Fly to Strasbourg, train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Strasbourg (SXB) AMS - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf

$117 - $461

Fly to Basel, train  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Basel (BSL) AMS - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf

$95 - $282

Fly to Luxembourg, bus, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Luxembourg (LUX) AMS - LUX
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Saarbrücken Hbf
  3. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  4. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf

$139 - $369

Fly to Zurich, train  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Zurich (ZRH) AMS - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Karlsruhe Hbf

$120 - $402

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Karlsruhe is to bus which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 8 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Karlsruhe is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 270€ and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Karlsruhe is 449 km. The road distance is 552.7 km.

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Karlsruhe Hbf takes 4 h 56 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam Amstel and arriving at Karlsruhe Hbf. Services depart twice a week, and operate Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Karlsruhe Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 56 min.

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What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Karlsruhe, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Amsterdam to Karlsruhe once daily. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 4 h 56 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Amsterdam to Karlsruhe twice a week. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 8 h 55 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Amsterdam to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Amsterdam to Strasbourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$500 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $430
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Standard
$22 - $30
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
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
$31 - $35
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $40
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $36
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $36
1st Class
$50 - $60
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Amsterdam Amstel to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Nijmegen to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
cfl.lu
Rgtr
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Luxembourg, Gare routière to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mobiliteit.lu

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