There are 4 ways to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Karlsruhe by bus, train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Karlsruhe 027 / ...

$3 - $50

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Train  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Flughafen/Messe to Hauptbahnhof S3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Interregio-Express / ...

$22 - $35

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Karlsruhe 49.5 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Karlsruhe 49.5 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Karlsruhe is to drive which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Karlsruhe is to taxi which costs 160€ - 200€ and takes 48 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart Airport (STR) and Karlsruhe is 68 km. The road distance is 79.1 km.

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The bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Karlsruhe takes 1 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport and arriving at Karlsruhe. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Karlsruhe. However, there are services departing from Flughafen/Messe and arriving at Karlsruhe Hbf via Stuttgart Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

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There are 214+ hotels available in Karlsruhe. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Karlsruhe.
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  • Distance: 42.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

What companies run services between Stuttgart Airport (STR), Germany and Karlsruhe, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Karlsruhe every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Karlsruhe via Hauptbahnhof and Stuttgart Hbf in around 1 h 41 min.

Train operators
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Flughafen/Messe to Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
vvs.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$39 - $40
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Werner Reisen OHG
Phone
07246 / 1613
Email
info@wernerreisen.de
Website
wernerreisen.de
Bus from Stuttgart Airport Echterdingen to Karlsruhe Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
wernerreisen.de
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Stuttgart Airport to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
Taxi from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Taxi Auto Zentrale
Phone
+49 711/19410
Website
taxi-auto-zentrale.de
TS Taxi Stuttgart
Phone
+49 172 7273070

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