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There are 6 ways to get from Chicago to Karlsruhe by plane or train

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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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt, train

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Stuttgart, train

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Stuttgart (STR)
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Strasbourg, train

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Strasbourg (SXB)
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg Bahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof

Fly Chicago Midway to Frankfurt, train

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Zurich, train

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Zurich (ZRH)
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Munich, train

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Munich (MUC)
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Muenchen-Pasing
  3. Take the train from Muenchen-Pasing to Stuttgart Hbf
  4. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Karlsruhe is to fly and train which costs $320 - $650 and takes 12h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Karlsruhe is to fly and train which costs $320 - $650 and takes 12h 27m.

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The distance between Chicago and Karlsruhe is 7016 km.

It takes approximately 12h 27m to get from Chicago to Karlsruhe, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 8h 5m.

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Karlsruhe is 7h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 1:50 AM in Chicago and 8:50 AM in Karlsruhe.

KLM, Delta, British Airways and seven other airlines offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 358+ hotels available in Karlsruhe. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs $1 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Karlsruhe.
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  • Distance: 7015.7 km
  • Duration: 12h 27m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Karlsruhe, Germany?

There is no direct connection from Chicago to Karlsruhe. However, you can take the subway to O'Hare, take the walk to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Frankfurt, take the walk to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, then take the train to Karlsruhe. Alternatively, you can take the subway to O'Hare, take the walk to Chicago O'Hare airport, fly to Stuttgart, take the walk to Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe, take the train to Stuttgart Hbf, then take the train to Karlsruhe.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€600 - €1600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€700 - €1800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€500 - €1200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt via Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€700 - €1800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt via Newark
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€700 - €1800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€260 - €800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Stuttgart via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Stuttgart via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€280 - €800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Stuttgart via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€250 - €800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Frankfurt via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€350 - €1000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Frankfurt via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€310 - €1000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€360 - €1800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€350 - €1800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich via Newark
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€350 - €1800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€350 - €1800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€350 - €1800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€850 - €2100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1000 - €2400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€600 - €1700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich via Newark
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1000 - €2400
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€600 - €1600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€700 - €1800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt via Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€700 - €1800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt via Newark
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€700 - €1800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Stuttgart via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€250 - €800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Frankfurt via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€350 - €1000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Frankfurt via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€310 - €1000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€650 - €3400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€350 - €1800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich via Newark
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€350 - €1800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€350 - €1800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€350 - €1800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€850 - €2100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1000 - €2400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€600 - €1700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich via Newark
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1000 - €2400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich via Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€1100 - €2300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€600 - €1600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€500 - €1200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€260 - €800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Stuttgart via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€280 - €800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Stuttgart via Brussels, Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€240 - €800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Stuttgart via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€250 - €800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Strasbourg via Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€350 - €1100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Strasbourg via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€390 - €1200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Strasbourg via Brussels, Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€350 - €1100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Strasbourg via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€350 - €1200
Flights from Chicago Midway to Frankfurt via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€350 - €1000
Flights from Chicago Midway to Frankfurt via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€310 - €1000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€350 - €1800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€350 - €1800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€850 - €2100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€600 - €1700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€550 - €1400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt via Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€280 - €550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€260 - €800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Frankfurt via Detroit
Ave. Duration
11h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€370 - €700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Frankfurt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€400 - €800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Frankfurt via Detroit, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€370 - €700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Frankfurt via Atlanta, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€400 - €800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€360 - €1300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€340 - €1100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€280 - €550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€700 - €1200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€700 - €1200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€280 - €600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€550 - €1400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt via Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€280 - €550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€260 - €800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Strasbourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€360 - €1200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Strasbourg via Detroit, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€410 - €800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Frankfurt via Detroit
Ave. Duration
11h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€370 - €700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Frankfurt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€400 - €800
Flights from Chicago Midway to Frankfurt via Atlanta, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€400 - €800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€340 - €1100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€700 - €1200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€280 - €600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt via Detroit
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€280 - €550
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Stuttgart via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€270 - €950
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Strasbourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€360 - €1200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Strasbourg via Detroit, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€410 - €800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Strasbourg via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€390 - €1400
Flights from Chicago Midway to Frankfurt via Detroit
Ave. Duration
11h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€370 - €700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Frankfurt via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€400 - €800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€360 - €1300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€700 - €1200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€280 - €600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€600 - €1600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt via Madrid
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€550 - €1400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Stuttgart via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 27m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Strasbourg via Madrid
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€350 - €1200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€850 - €3900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€1000 - €4000
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€800 - €1800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€700 - €1700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
12h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€1100 - €1800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€600 - €1600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€440 - €1200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Stuttgart via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 27m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€850 - €3900
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€800 - €1800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€650 - €1500
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€360 - €1800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€350 - €1800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€350 - €1800
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt via Madrid
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€550 - €1400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Stuttgart via Madrid
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€250 - €850
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Stuttgart via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Strasbourg via Madrid
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€350 - €1200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich via Madrid
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€700 - €1700
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€400 - €1200
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€650 - €1600
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€380 - €2300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Munich via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€380 - €2300
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€440 - €1200
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Stuttgart via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€270 - €800
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Zurich via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€430 - €1200
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen-Pasing to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Strasbourg Bahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Pasing to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€15 - €22
1st Class
€26 - €40
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go Ahead BW
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen-Pasing to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€29 - €34
1st Class
€23 - €28
Train from Strasbourg to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€29 - €34
1st Class
€24 - €28
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Muenchen-Pasing to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Abellio
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Sbb
Website
delfi.de
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€45 - €110
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€45 - €65
1st Class
€80 - €110
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen Flughafen Terminal to Muenchen-Pasing
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Regio AG Bayern
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Flughafen München to Pasing
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB Regio AG Bayern
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen-Pasing to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Railjet

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