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There are 6 ways to get from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Airpark Terminal to Rastatt
  2. Take the train from Rastatt to Karlsruhe Hbf

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof

4 alternative options

Line 285 bus, train

  1. Take the line 285 bus from Airpark Terminal to Baden-Baden
  2. Take the train from Baden-Baden to Karlsruhe Hbf

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Airpark Terminal to Rastatt
  2. Take the bus from Rastatt Bahnhof Ost to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof Süd

Drive

  1. Drive from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof

Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof by bus and train

The journey time between Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) and Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof is around 59 min and covers a distance of around 36 km. This includes an average layover time of around 12 min. The fastest journey normally takes 49 min. Operated by SWEG Südwestdeutsche, DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg, Deutsche Bahn Regional and others, the Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof service departs from Airpark Terminal and arrives in Karlsruhe Hbf. Typically 249 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
46 min
Layover time:
12 min
Total time:
59 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
49 min
Journey distance:
36 km
Services per week:
249
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:48
Last service departs at:
23:50

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof bus and train schedules

Departing Monday, October 18, 2021

Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) → Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 116 117

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

Last updated: 16 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof is to drive which costs €4 - €7 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof is to taxi which costs €160 - €200 and takes 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof. However, there are services departing from Airpark Terminal and arriving at Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof Süd via Rastatt Bahnhof Ost. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 38m.

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The distance between Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) and Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof is 33 km. The road distance is 42 km.

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof without a car is to bus and train which takes 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 42 min to get from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof, including transfers.

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Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof bus services, operated by SWEG Südwestdeutsche, depart from Airpark Terminal station.

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Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof bus services, operated by Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH, arrive at Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof Süd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof is 42 km. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof.

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Map of how to get from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof.
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  • Distance: 33.2 km
  • Duration: 42 min

What companies run services between Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB), Germany and Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof, Germany?

You can take a bus from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof via Rastatt, Rastatt Bahnhof Ost, and Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof Süd in around 1h 38m.

Train operators
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Rastatt to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Baden-Baden to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Rastatt to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Baden-Baden to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH
Phone
+49 721 61075885
Email
info@avg.karlsruhe.de
Website
avg.info
Train from Rastatt to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH
Train from Baden-Baden to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH
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 Rastatt to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Baden-Baden to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Rastatt to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€12 - €23
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Baden-Baden to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €27
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Rastatt to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
Bahn DE
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 Baden-Baden to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Baden-Baden to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.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 Baden-Baden to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €27
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€23 - €27
1st Class
€15 - €18
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
rdc-deutschland.de
Train from Baden-Baden to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Baden-Baden to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
SWEG Südwestdeutsche
Phone
7821/9960770
Email
info@sweg.de
Website
sweg.de
Bus from Airpark Terminal to Rastatt
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
SWEG Südwestdeutsche
Stadtwerke Baden-Baden
Phone
+49 7221 2770
Website
stadtwerke-baden-baden.de
Bus from Airpark Terminal to Baden-Baden
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stadtwerke Baden-Baden
Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH
Phone
+49 721 61075885
Email
info@avg.karlsruhe.de
Website
avg.info
Bus from Rastatt Bahnhof Ost to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof Süd
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Albtal-Verkehrs-Gesellschaft mbH
Sev R+S
Website
delfi.de
Bus from Rastatt Bahnhof Ost to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof Süd
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Other operators
Taxi from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport (FKB) to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
€160 - €200
Taxi Baden-Baden GmbH 38111
Phone
+49 7221/38111
Grand Taxi
Phone
+49 7221 70707
Jayride
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden Airport to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof

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