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

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

Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Saarbrücken 236 / ...

$8 - $15

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf Re / ...

$41 - $63

Train via Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf Re / ...

$37 - $54

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Karlsruhe to Saarbrücken 90.3 miles

$19 - $28

Rideshare  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Karlsruhe to Saarbrücken 92.1 miles

$10

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Karlsruhe to Saarbrücken 3 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Karlsruhe to Saarbrücken via Mannheim Hbf in around 2 h 28 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $26
1st Class
$29 - $50
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Karlsruhe to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Karlsruhe and Saarbrücken is 104 km. The road distance is 144 km.

The cheapest way to get from Karlsruhe to Saarbrücken is to rideshare which costs 9€ and takes 2 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Karlsruhe to Saarbrücken is to drive which takes 1 h 38 min and costs 16€ - 24€.

No, there is no direct train from Karlsruhe to Saarbrücken. However, there are services departing from Karlsruhe Hbf and arriving at Saarbrücken Hbf via Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Karlsruhe and arriving at Saarbrücken. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

The bus from Karlsruhe to Saarbrücken takes 2 h 15 min including transfers and departs three times a day.