There are 5 ways to get from Saarbrücken to Karlsruhe by train, bus, 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  •  2 h 8 min

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

$43 - $66

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Saarbrücken to Karlsruhe 91.5 miles

$7 - $13

3 alternative options

Train via Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf  •  2 h 22 min

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

$40 - $57

Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken to Karlsruhe 036 / ...

$9 - $17

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Saarbrücken to Karlsruhe 90 miles

$18 - $28

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

You can take a train from Saarbrücken to Karlsruhe via Mannheim Hbf in around 2 h 8 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Saarbrücken to Karlsruhe 5 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $17 and the journey takes 3 h. Turancar also services this route once a week.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
bahn.de
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Neustadt(Weinstr)Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Saarbrücken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $60
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $13
1st Class
$14 - $23
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Saarbrücken to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Saarbrücken to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Saarbrücken to Karlsruhe?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Saarbrücken to Karlsruhe?

The cheapest way to get from Saarbrücken to Karlsruhe is to rideshare which costs 5€ - 11€ and takes 2 h 3 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Saarbrücken to Karlsruhe?

The quickest way to get from Saarbrücken to Karlsruhe is to drive which takes 1 h 39 min and costs 15€ - 23€.

Is there a direct train between Saarbrücken and Karlsruhe?

No, there is no direct train from Saarbrücken to Karlsruhe. However, there are services departing from Saarbrücken Hbf and arriving at Karlsruhe Hbf via Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

Is there a direct bus between Saarbrücken and Karlsruhe?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Saarbrücken and arriving at Karlsruhe. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

How long does it take to get from Saarbrücken to Karlsruhe?

It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to get from Saarbrücken to Karlsruhe, including transfers.