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There are 5 ways to get from Kaiserslautern to Strasbourg by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...

$55 - $92

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Bus FlixBus  •  3h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Kaiserslautern to Karlsruhe N236
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg 108 / ...

$10 - $20

3 alternative options

Train via Wissembourg  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the train from Gare de Neustadt to Gare de Wissembourg Neustadt / ...
  2. Take the train from Wissembourg to Strasbourg Wissembourg - Strasbourg / ...

$45 - $65

Bus Turancar  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Kaiserslautern Hertelsbrunnenring to Karlsruhe
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg

$48 - $72

Drive  •  1h 44m

  1. Drive from Kaiserslautern to Strasbourg 110.6 miles

$23 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Strasbourg is to bus which costs 8€ - 18€ and takes 3h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Strasbourg is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 1h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kaiserslautern to Strasbourg. However, there are services departing from Kaiserslautern and arriving at Strasbourg via Karlsruhe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kaiserslautern to Strasbourg. However, there are services departing from Kaiserslautern Hbf and arriving at Strasbourg via Mannheim Hbf and Karlsruhe Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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The distance between Kaiserslautern and Strasbourg is 96 km. The road distance is 176.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kaiserslautern to Strasbourg without a car is to train which takes 3h and costs 45€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 3h to get from Kaiserslautern to Strasbourg, including transfers.

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Kaiserslautern to Strasbourg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Kaiserslautern station.

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Kaiserslautern to Strasbourg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Kaiserslautern Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Kaiserslautern to Strasbourg is to train which takes 3h and costs 45€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 8€ - 18€ and takes 3h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Kaiserslautern to Strasbourg.
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  • Distance: 59.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h

What companies run services between Kaiserslautern, Germany and Strasbourg, France?

You can take a train from Kaiserslautern to Strasbourg via Mannheim Hbf and Karlsruhe Hbf in around 3h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kaiserslautern to Strasbourg via Karlsruhe in around 3h 38m.

Train operators
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 Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$31 - $35
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $35
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
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 Neustadt to Gare de Wissembourg
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$14 - $20
1st Class
$17 - $27
Train from Wissembourg to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
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 Kaiserslautern to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Turancar
Website
turancar.sk
Bus from Kaiserslautern Hertelsbrunnenring to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
turancar.sk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Karlsruhe to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Kaiserslautern to Strasbourg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Strasbourg station.

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Kaiserslautern to Strasbourg train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Strasbourg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kaiserslautern to Strasbourg is 177 km. It takes approximately 1h 44m to drive from Kaiserslautern to Strasbourg.

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