There are 12 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe by train, taxi, bus, night train, night bus, rideshare, 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 via Mannheim Hbf  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...

$77 - $114

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe 209.5 miles

$14 - $24

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Train  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf ICE International / ...

$70 - $110

Train, taxi  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Heidelberg Hbf to Karlsruhe

$212 - $273

Bus Deinbus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Karlsruhe Ouibus

$15 - $29

Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 361 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Karlsruhe 322 / ...

$21 - $36

Night train  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the night train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ic / ...

$80 - $120

Night bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the night bus from Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe N27

$23 - $40

Drive  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe 211.7 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Dusseldorf to Stuttgart, bus  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Stuttgart (STR) DUS - STR
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe

$64 - $155

Fly Dusseldorf to Frankfurt, train  •  3 h 34 min

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

$111 - $299

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Stuttgart, bus  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Stuttgart (STR) FRA - STR
  3. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe

$115 - $285

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe is to rideshare which costs 12€ - 21€ and takes 3 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe is to train which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 2 h 36 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Karlsruhe is 272 km. The road distance is 338.7 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe, including transfers.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Karlsruhe. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at Karlsruhe Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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What companies run services between Düsseldorf, Germany and Karlsruhe, Germany?

You can take a train from Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe via Mannheim Hbf in around 2 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe via Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main and Frankfurt in around 5 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Frankfurt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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
Bus operators
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
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
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Düsseldorf to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Heidelberg Hbf to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Taxi Mannheim 2 18 18 eG
Phone
+49 621/21818
Website
taxi-mannheim.de
Taxi Mannheim
Phone
+49 621/444044
Website
taximannheim.de

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