There are 5 ways to get from Karlsruhe to Pforzheim by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Pforzheim Hbf Re / ...

$14 - $21

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Rideshare  •  48 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Karlsruhe to Pforzheim 21.2 miles

$1 - $3

3 alternative options

Bus  •  26 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe Central Station to Pforzheim Am Enzenloch

$16

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Karlsruhe to Pforzheim 18.8 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Karlsruhe to Pforzheim 18.8 miles

$4 - $6

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Karlsruhe Central Station station and arriving at Pforzheim Am Enzenloch. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Karlsruhe Hbf and arriving at Pforzheim Hbf. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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The distance between Karlsruhe and Pforzheim is 26 km. The road distance is 30.1 km.

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe to Pforzheim without a car is to train which takes 23 min and costs .

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The train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Pforzheim Hbf takes 23 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Karlsruhe to Pforzheim bus services, operated by Werner Reisen OHG, arrive at Karlsruhe Central Station.

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

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe to Pforzheim is to train which takes 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 26 min.

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Karlsruhe to Pforzheim bus services, operated by Werner Reisen OHG, arrive at Pforzheim Am Enzenloch station.

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

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Map of how to get from Karlsruhe to Pforzheim.
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  • Distance: 16 miles
  • Duration: 23 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Karlsruhe to Pforzheim hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 23 min. AVG also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Werner Reisen OHG operates a bus from Karlsruhe to Pforzheim every 4 hours. Tickets cost $16 and the journey takes 26 min.

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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Pforzheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
bahn.de
AVG
Phone
+49 721 61075885
Email
info@avg.karlsruhe.de
Website
avg.info
Train from Karlsruhe Marktplatz to Pforzheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
avg.info
Bus operators
Werner Reisen OHG
Phone
07246 / 1613
Email
info@wernerreisen.de
Website
wernerreisen.de
Bus from Karlsruhe Central Station to Pforzheim Am Enzenloch
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
wernerreisen.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.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Karlsruhe to Pforzheim
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Karlsruhe to Pforzheim
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlsruhe to Pforzheim is 30 km. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Karlsruhe to Pforzheim.

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

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