There are 10 ways to get from Paris to Karlsruhe by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf Tgv / ...

$100 - $150

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Karlsruhe Ouibus / ...

$21 - $120

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Luxembourg Tgv
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Karlsruhe

$94 - $113

Drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Karlsruhe 348.5 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Paris Orly to Mulhouse, train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Mulhouse (MLH) ORY - MLH
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf

$113 - $400

Fly Paris CDG to Stuttgart, bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Stuttgart (STR) CDG - STR
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe

$65 - $270

Fly Paris CDG to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Frankfurt (FRA) CDG - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf

$101 - $351

Fly Paris CDG to Basel, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Basel (BSL) CDG - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf

$110 - $372

Fly Paris CDG to Luxembourg, bus, train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Luxembourg (LUX) CDG - LUX
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Saarbrücken Hbf
  3. Take the train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  4. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf

$129 - $369

Fly Paris CDG to Zurich, train  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Zurich (ZRH) CDG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Karlsruhe Hbf

$145 - $411

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Karlsruhe is to bus which costs 18€ - 100€ and takes 8 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Karlsruhe is to train which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 2 h 30 min.

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The distance between Paris and Karlsruhe is 442 km. The road distance is 557.6 km.

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The train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf takes 2 h 30 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Center - Bercy and arriving at Karlsruhe. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Est and arriving at Karlsruhe Hbf. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Paris, France and Karlsruhe, Germany?

TGV operates a train from Paris to Karlsruhe every 4 hours. Tickets cost $100 - $115 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Deutsche Bahn also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Paris to Karlsruhe every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $21 - $29 and the journey takes 8 h 40 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Paris CDG to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Paris CDG to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Paris Est to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $85
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $36
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $36
1st Class
$50 - $60
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Standard
$22 - $30
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
cfl.lu
Rgtr
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Luxembourg, Gare routière to Saarbrücken Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mobiliteit.lu

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