There are 11 ways to get from Karlsruhe to Berlin by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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

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Train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice

$130 - $200

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Bus Eurolines DE  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Berlin ZOB

$32 - $87

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Bus FlixBus  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Berlin, Berlin TXL, E N15

$45 - $73

Rideshare  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Karlsruhe to Berlin 423 miles

$30 - $60

Drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Karlsruhe to Berlin 425 miles

$85 - $130

Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) STR - TXL

$66 - $195

Train to Mannheim, fly  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Fly from Mannheim (MHG) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) MHG - TXL

$162 - $636

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) FRA - TXL

$80 - $200

Train to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden, fly  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf Vorplatz to Rastatt
  2. Fly from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden (FKB) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) FKB - TXL

$90 - $442

Train to Nuremberg, fly  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) NUE - TXL

$98 - $230

Train, train to Saarbrucken, fly  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
  3. Fly from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) SCN - TXL

$154 - $477

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Karlsruhe to Berlin. However, there are services departing from Karlsruhe and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Berlin, Flughafen Tegel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Karlsruhe Hbf and arriving at Berlin Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 28 min.

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The distance between Karlsruhe and Berlin is 526 km. The road distance is 679.9 km.

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 5 h 28 min and costs .

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The train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Berlin Hbf takes 5 h 28 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Karlsruhe to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Karlsruhe station.

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Karlsruhe to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Karlsruhe Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe to Berlin is to train which takes 5 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Karlsruhe to Berlin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin TXL, E station.

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Map of how to get from Karlsruhe to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 328.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 28 min

What companies run services between Karlsruhe, Germany and Berlin, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Karlsruhe to Berlin every 4 hours. Tickets cost $130 - $200 and the journey takes 5 h 28 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Karlsruhe to Berlin once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 10 h 20 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $1,900
Flights from Nuremberg to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $280
Flights from Nuremberg to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Nuremberg to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from Saarbrucken to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $3,800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Frankfurt to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Mannheim to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
MHS Aviation GmbH
Website
mhs-aviation.de
Flights from Mannheim to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Saarbrucken to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,300
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Rastatt
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$39 - $41
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $34
AVG
Phone
+49 721 61075885
Email
info@avg.karlsruhe.de
Website
avg.info
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf Vorplatz to Rastatt
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
avg.info
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Berlin, Berlin TXL, E
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Berlin ZOB
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Karlsruhe to Berlin
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Karlsruhe to Berlin train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlsruhe to Berlin is 680 km. It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to drive from Karlsruhe to Berlin.

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easyJet and Eurowings offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Berlin Tegel Airport.

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There are 1359+ hotels available in Berlin. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Karlsruhe and Berlin. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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