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There are 11 ways to get from Karlsruhe to Subotica by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  15h

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Subotica

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  19h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Karlsruhe central train station to Reutlingen central bus station 008
  2. Take the bus from Reutlingen to Sombor
  3. Take the train from Sombor to Subotica

RSD 7240 - RSD 7602

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Train  •  16h 33m

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Budapest-Keleti Rjx
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Kelebia Re / ...

RSD 15061 - RSD 27687

Drive  •  10h 20m

  1. Drive from Karlsruhe to Subotica 1130.9 km

RSD 14000 - RSD 21000

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Belgrade, bus  •  10h 35m

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Belgrade (BEG) STR - BEG
  3. Take the bus from Belgrade to Subotica

RSD 11131 - RSD 26697

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Belgrade, bus  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Belgrade (BEG) FRA - BEG
  3. Take the bus from Belgrade to Subotica

RSD 13726 - RSD 27464

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Timisoara, bus  •  10h 38m

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Timisoara (TSR) FRA - TSR
  3. Take the bus from Timisoara Airport to Szeged Viztoroni ter
  4. Take the bus from Szeged to Subotica

RSD 12916 - RSD 51624

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Vienna, Door to door Shuttle  •  11h 11m

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Vienna (VIE) STR - VIE
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Vienna to Subotica

RSD 13309 - RSD 31085

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Budapest, train  •  11h 20m

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Budapest (BUD) STR - BUD
  3. Take the train from Ferihegy to Kiskunfelegyhaza
  4. Take the train from Kiskunfelegyhaza to Kiskunhalas

RSD 9956 - RSD 34872

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Budapest, train  •  11h 10m

  1. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Budapest (BUD) FRA - BUD
  3. Take the train from Ferihegy to Kiskunfelegyhaza
  4. Take the train from Kiskunfelegyhaza to Kiskunhalas

RSD 8851 - RSD 33639

Fly Karlsruhe/Baden Baden to Timisoara, bus  •  10h 29m

  1. Fly from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden (FKB) to Timisoara (TSR) FKB - TSR
  2. Take the bus from Timisoara Airport to Szeged Viztoroni ter
  3. Take the bus from Szeged to Subotica

RSD 8947 - RSD 45063

Karlsruhe to Subotica by bus

The bus journey time between Karlsruhe and Subotica is around 15h and covers a distance of around 1154 km. The fastest bus normally takes 15h. Services are operated by Panonija Bus. Typically eight buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
15h
Fastest bus time:
15h
Buses per week:
8
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
144 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
15:00
Last bus departs at:
15:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Karlsruhe to Subotica bus schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Subotica is 00381(64) 8945235.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Subotica is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Subotica is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 00381(64) 8945235.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Karlsruhe to Subotica is to bus and train which costs €61 - €65 and takes 19h 23m.

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The fastest way to get from Karlsruhe to Subotica is to drive. Taking this option will cost €120 - €180 and takes 10h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Karlsruhe and arriving at Subotica. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15h.

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No, there is no direct train from Karlsruhe to Subotica. However, there are services departing from Karlsruhe Hbf and arriving at Subotica via Stuttgart Hbf, Budapest-Keleti and Kelebia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 33m.

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The distance between Karlsruhe and Subotica is 904 km. The road distance is 1130.9 km.

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe to Subotica without a car is to bus which takes 15h and costs .

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The bus from Karlsruhe to Subotica takes 15h including transfers and departs once daily.

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Karlsruhe to Subotica bus services, operated by Panonija Bus, depart from Karlsruhe station.

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

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The best way to get from Karlsruhe to Subotica is to bus which takes 15h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs €120 - €240 and takes 16h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Karlsruhe to Subotica.
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  • Distance: 903.9 km
  • Duration: 15h

What companies run services between Karlsruhe, Germany and Subotica, Serbia?

Panonija Bus operates a bus from Karlsruhe to Subotica once daily, and the journey takes 15h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Karlsruhe to Subotica via Stuttgart Hbf, Budapest-Keleti, and Kelebia in around 16h 33m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RSD 11000 - RSD 45000
Flights from Frankfurt to Belgrade via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RSD 11000 - RSD 45000
Flights from Frankfurt to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RSD 14000 - RSD 65000
Flights from Frankfurt to Timisoara via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RSD 14000 - RSD 65000
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RSD 16000 - RSD 45000
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RSD 16000 - RSD 45000
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RSD 16000 - RSD 45000
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RSD 17000 - RSD 55000
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RSD 17000 - RSD 55000
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RSD 11000 - RSD 50000
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RSD 11000 - RSD 50000
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Belgrade via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RSD 17000 - RSD 45000
Flights from Frankfurt to Belgrade via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RSD 23000 - RSD 60000
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RSD 14000 - RSD 42000
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RSD 13000 - RSD 26000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RSD 7500 - RSD 31000
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RSD 11000 - RSD 35000
Flights from Stuttgart to Budapest
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RSD 7000 - RSD 23000
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
RSD 8500 - RSD 24000
Flights from Frankfurt to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RSD 9500 - RSD 60000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Belgrade via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
RSD 23000 - RSD 60000
Flights from Frankfurt to Budapest via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday
Estimated price
RSD 22000 - RSD 42000
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden to Timisoara
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
RSD 4100 - RSD 23000
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RSD 4700 - RSD 6500
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go Ahead BW
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RSD 1000 - RSD 1500
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RSD 2600 - RSD 3600
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RSD 3500 - RSD 4900
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
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
RSD 2700 - RSD 4000
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
RSD 3400 - RSD 4000
1st Class
RSD 2700 - RSD 3300
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
9h 9m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
RSD 13000 - RSD 20000
Website
Railjet
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Kelebia
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RSD 900 - RSD 1100
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Ferihegy to Kiskunfelegyhaza
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RSD 650 - RSD 800
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Kiskunfelegyhaza to Kiskunhalas
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
RSD 270 - RSD 330
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Bus operators
Panonija Bus
Website
panonijabus.com
Bus from Karlsruhe to Subotica
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
panonijabus.com
Book at
panonijabus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Karlsruhe central train station to Reutlingen central bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
RSD 950 - RSD 1200
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Mita Prevoz
Website
mitaprevoz.com
Bus from Reutlingen to Sombor
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
RSD 6028
Schedules at
mitaprevoz.com
Lasta
Nis Ekspres
Benko Tours 92
Phone
+(381)(20)311833
Website
redvoznje.net
Bus from Beograd to Subotica
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RSD 800 - RSD 1100
Schedules at
redvoznje.net
Kanis
Phone
381 18 517 272
Email
office@kanis.rs
Website
kanis.rs
Bus from Beograd to Subotica
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
kanis.rs
Auto Kodeks
Phone
+(381)(11)7420444
Email
auto.kodeks.pirot@gmail.com
Website
auto-kodeks.rs
Bus from Beograd to Subotica
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RSD 1000 - RSD 1200
Schedules at
auto-kodeks.rs
Christian Transfers
Phone
+44 7440 708355
Website
christiantransfers.eu
Bus from Timisoara Airport to Szeged Viztoroni ter
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
RSD 3800 - RSD 16000
Website
Christian Transfers
Shuttle
RSD 3800 - RSD 5500
Private Shuttle
RSD 11000 - RSD 16000
Terra Travel d.o.o.
Phone
011 3287 412
Email
info@terratravel.rs
Website
terratravel.rs
Shuttle from Vienna to Subotica
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
RSD 4438
Schedules at
terratravel.rs
Book at
terratravel.rs

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Karlsruhe to Subotica bus services, operated by Panonija Bus, arrive at Subotica station.

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Karlsruhe to Subotica train services, operated by Hungarian Railways (MÁV), arrive at Kelebia station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Karlsruhe to Subotica is 1131 km. It takes approximately 10h 20m to drive from Karlsruhe to Subotica.

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