There are 8 ways to get from Innsbruck to Karlsruhe by plane, train, bus, car train or car

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

Recommended option

Fly Innsbruck to Frankfurt, train  •  2 h 46 min

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

$179 - $386

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Karlsruhe 210

$23 - $40

6 alternative options

Train to Munich, fly to Stuttgart, bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf. to Muenchen Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Stuttgart (STR) MUC - STR
  3. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe

$120 - $287

Train to Munich, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf. to Muenchen Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Frankfurt (FRA) MUC - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  4. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf

$158 - $337

Train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf. to Muenchen Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ic / ...

$103 - $158

Bus via Munich, Munich central bus station  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Munich, Munich central bus station 095 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Karlsruhe N277 / ...

$26 - $44

Car train, train  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the car train from Innsbruck Hauptbahnhof to Bietigheim-Bissingen
  2. Take the train from Bietigheim-Bissingen to KA Kronenplatz S5

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Innsbruck to Karlsruhe 246.5 miles

$50 - $75

What companies run services between Innsbruck, Austria and Karlsruhe, Germany?

You can take a train from Innsbruck to Karlsruhe via Muenchen Hbf and München Hbf in around 5 h 55 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Innsbruck to Karlsruhe twice daily. Tickets cost $23 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Munich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Dresden
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,700
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Innsbruck to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $2,700
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Munich to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,500
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23 - $26
Standard
$23 - $35
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
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
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $37
Train from München Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
Trenitalia Eurocity
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Innsbruck Hauptbahnhof to Bietigheim-Bissingen
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
AVG
Phone
+49 721 61075885
Email
info@avg.karlsruhe.de
Website
avg.info
Train from Bietigheim-Bissingen to KA Kronenplatz
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
avg.info
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Innsbruck to Karlsruhe?

The distance between Innsbruck and Karlsruhe is 295 km. The road distance is 394 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Innsbruck to Karlsruhe?

The cheapest way to get from Innsbruck to Karlsruhe is to bus which costs 19€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Innsbruck to Karlsruhe?

The quickest way to get from Innsbruck to Karlsruhe is to fly and train which takes 2 h 46 min and costs 140€ - 320€.

Is there a direct train between Innsbruck and Karlsruhe?

No, there is no direct train from Innsbruck to Karlsruhe. However, there are services departing from Innsbruck Hbf. and arriving at Karlsruhe Hbf via München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

Is there a direct bus between Innsbruck and Karlsruhe?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Innsbruck, Innsbruck Südbahnstraße and arriving at Karlsruhe. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from Innsbruck to Karlsruhe?

It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Innsbruck to Karlsruhe, including transfers.