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

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Train  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Interregio-Express / ...

$22 - $35

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Rideshare  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart 50.6 miles

$6

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart

$35 - $50

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart 47.1 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart 47.1 miles

$9 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart is to rideshare which costs 5€ and takes 1 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart is to train which costs 19€ - 30€ and takes 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Karlsruhe and arriving at Stuttgart. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Karlsruhe Hbf and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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The distance between Karlsruhe and Stuttgart is 62 km. The road distance is 75.3 km.

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart without a car is to train which takes 52 min and costs 19€ - 30€.

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The train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf takes 52 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Karlsruhe to Stuttgart bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Karlsruhe station.

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

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart is to train which takes 52 min and costs 19€ - 30€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 1 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart.
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  • Distance: 38.7 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $24 - $35 and the journey takes 52 min. inOui TGV also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart twice a week. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 9 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 Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
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
$40 - $41
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220

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Karlsruhe to Stuttgart bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Stuttgart station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlsruhe to Stuttgart is 75 km. It takes approximately 54 min to drive from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart.

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There are 615+ hotels available in Stuttgart. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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

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