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There are 8 ways to get from Karlsruhe to Amiens by train, bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Paris l'Est Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Amiens Ter

100€ - 163€

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Bus and ferry, train  •  13h 56m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Karlsruhe to Lille
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Amiens Ter

39€ - 72€

6 alternative options

Bus  •  12h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe central train station to Brussels-North train station N136 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Amiens 712

40€ - 49€

Drive  •  5h 20m

  1. Drive from Karlsruhe to Amiens 588.8 km

65€ - 95€

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Paris CDG (CDG) FRA - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Amiens

105€ - 277€

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Paris CDG, train  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Paris CDG (CDG) STR - CDG
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Amiens

112€ - 387€

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Brussels, train  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
  4. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Amiens

127€ - 601€

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Lille Lesquin, train  •  6h 53m

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) SXB - LIL
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Amiens

123€ - 421€

Karlsruhe to Amiens by train and walk

The journey time between Karlsruhe and Amiens is around 5h 19m and covers a distance of around 648 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 4m. Operated by TGV inOui, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and SNCF, the Karlsruhe to Amiens service departs from Karlsruhe Hbf and arrives in Amiens. Typically 29 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 19m
Fastest journey time:
4h 4m
Services per week:
29
Cheapest price:
100€
Carbon emissions:
34 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:06
Last service departs at:
19:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Karlsruhe to Amiens train and walk schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Amiens is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Amiens is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Amiens is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Karlsruhe to Amiens is to bus which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 12h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Karlsruhe to Amiens is to train which takes 4h 49m and costs 95€ - 170€.

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No, there is no direct bus from Karlsruhe station to Amiens. However, there are services departing from Karlsruhe central train station and arriving at Amiens via Brussels-North train station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Karlsruhe to Amiens. However, there are services departing from Karlsruhe Hbf and arriving at Amiens via Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 49m.

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The distance between Karlsruhe and Amiens is 452 km. The road distance is 588.8 km.

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe to Amiens without a car is to train which takes 4h 49m and costs 95€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 4h 49m to get from Karlsruhe to Amiens, including transfers.

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Karlsruhe to Amiens bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Karlsruhe central train station.

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Karlsruhe to Amiens train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Karlsruhe Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe to Amiens is to train which takes 4h 49m and costs 95€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 50€ and takes 12h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Karlsruhe to Amiens.
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  • Distance: 452.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 49m

What companies run services between Karlsruhe, Germany and Amiens, France?

You can take a train from Karlsruhe to Amiens via Paris l'Est and Paris Nord in around 4h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Karlsruhe to Amiens via Brussels-North train station in around 12h 25m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 290€
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
70€ - 290€
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 550€
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 370€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 370€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 230€
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 140€
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Strasbourg to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
30€ - 410€
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 280€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 220€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 340€
Train operators
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
80€ - 95€
1st Class
90€ - 110€
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
29€ - 34€
1st Class
23€ - 28€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
32€ - 38€
1st Class
27€ - 32€
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
29€ - 34€
1st Class
23€ - 28€
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 Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
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 Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
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
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Paris Nord to Amiens
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
16€ - 24€
Rail 1st Class
25€ - 40€
Train from Lille Flandres to Amiens
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
16€ - 24€
Rail 1st Class
25€ - 40€
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go Ahead BW
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Karlsruhe central train station to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25€ - 31€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Amiens
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Karlsruhe to Lille
Ave. Duration
11h 33m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Karlsruhe to Amiens bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amiens station.

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Karlsruhe to Amiens train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Amiens station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlsruhe to Amiens is 589 km. It takes approximately 5h 20m to drive from Karlsruhe to Amiens.

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Gulf Air Bahrain, Luxair, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Book your Karlsruhe to Amiens bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 38+ hotels available in Amiens. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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