There are 8 ways to get from Karlsruhe to Paris by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...

$100 - $150

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Bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Paris, Paris N236 / ...

$21 - $120

6 alternative options

Train via Strasbourg  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Marne la Vallée-Chessy Tgv

$105 - $134

Drive  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Karlsruhe to Paris 345.7 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Mulhouse, fly to Paris Orly  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Mulhouse (MLH) to Paris Orly (ORY) MLH - ORY

$124 - $404

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 2 min

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

$95 - $338

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 39 min

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

$86 - $303

Train to Basel, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Paris CDG (CDG) BSL - CDG

$110 - $365

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Karlsruhe and arriving at Paris, Paris. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Karlsruhe Hbf and arriving at Paris Est. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

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The distance between Karlsruhe and Paris is 442 km. The road distance is 553 km.

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe to Paris without a car is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs .

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The train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Paris Est takes 2 h 33 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe to Paris is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h.

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The quickest flight from Mulhouse Airport to Paris Orly Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Karlsruhe to Paris.
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  • Distance: 276.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

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

inOui TGV operates a train from Karlsruhe to Paris 5 times a day. Tickets cost $100 - $115 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min. Deutsche Bahn also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Karlsruhe to Paris 6 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 9 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Mulhouse to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $600
Flights from Basel to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Basel to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Basel to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$37 - $39
Train from Strasbourg to Marne la Vallée-Chessy
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$80 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $160
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
$40 - $41
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 Paris Est
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
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 Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
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 Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Karlsruhe to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Paris Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
Ouibus

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Karlsruhe to Paris train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Paris Est station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlsruhe to Paris is 553 km. It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to drive from Karlsruhe to Paris.

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Air France offers flights from Mulhouse Airport to Paris Orly Airport.

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Book your Karlsruhe to Paris bus tickets online with FlixBus, Busbud and Distribusion.

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