There are 9 ways to get from Karlsruhe to Alphen aan den Rijn by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 17m

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

99€ - 143€

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Bus  •  11h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport N93

37€ - 44€

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Train via Cologne  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Utrecht Centraal Ice / ...

80€ - 172€

Bus via Utrecht  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe Hbf to Utrecht

57€ - 86€

Drive  •  4h 58m

  1. Drive from Karlsruhe to Alphen aan den Rijn 549 km

75€ - 110€

Bus to Stuttgart, fly  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) STR - AMS

50€ - 213€

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) FRA - AMS

83€ - 288€

Train to Strasbourg, fly  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) SXB - AMS

102€ - 417€

Train to Basel, fly  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel Sbb
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BSL - AMS

56€ - 253€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Karlsruhe to Alphen aan den Rijn is to bus which costs 35€ - 45€ and takes 11h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Karlsruhe to Alphen aan den Rijn is to drive which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 4h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Karlsruhe to Alphen aan den Rijn. However, there are services departing from Karlsruhe and arriving at Alphen a/d Rijn, Centrum via Schiphol, Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Karlsruhe to Alphen aan den Rijn. However, there are services departing from Karlsruhe Hbf and arriving at Alphen a/d Rijn via Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 17m.

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The distance between Karlsruhe and Alphen aan den Rijn is 436 km. The road distance is 549 km.

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe to Alphen aan den Rijn without a car is to train which takes 5h 17m and costs 95€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 5h 17m to get from Karlsruhe to Alphen aan den Rijn, including transfers.

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Karlsruhe to Alphen aan den Rijn bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Karlsruhe station.

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Karlsruhe to Alphen aan den Rijn train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Karlsruhe Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe to Alphen aan den Rijn is to train which takes 5h 17m and costs 95€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus via Utrecht, which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 9h 1m.

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  • Distance: 436.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 17m

What companies run services between Karlsruhe, Germany and Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Karlsruhe to Alphen aan den Rijn twice daily. Tickets cost 85€ - 130€ and the journey takes 4h 31m. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Karlsruhe to Alphen aan den Rijn twice a week. Tickets cost 45€ - 65€ and the journey takes 8h 15m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 420€
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 400€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 1100€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 320€
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 320€
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
450€ - 800€
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
450€ - 800€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 700€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 400€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 1100€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 250€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 250€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 250€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 400€
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 400€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
80€ - 150€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Russian Railways (РЖД)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
pass.rzd.ru
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
20€ - 50€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
20€ - 28€
1st Class
30€ - 50€
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Karlsruhe Hbf to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Karlsruhe to Alphen aan den Rijn bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport station.

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Karlsruhe to Alphen aan den Rijn train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Utrecht Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlsruhe to Alphen aan den Rijn is 549 km. It takes approximately 4h 58m to drive from Karlsruhe to Alphen aan den Rijn.

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Air France, Eurowings, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 887+ hotels available in Alphen aan den Rijn. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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