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

Train  •  53 min

  1. Interregio-Express / ...

$21 - $35

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 24 min

  1. 50.6 miles

$6

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 9 min

$35 - $55

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. 47.1 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  54 min

  1. 47.1 miles

$9 - $15

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 53 min. 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 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 9 min.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $40
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 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Karlsruhe and Stuttgart is 62 km. The road distance is 75 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart is to train which takes 53 min and costs 18€ - 29€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Karlsruhe Hbf and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

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.

The train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf takes 53 min including transfers and departs hourly.