There are 4 ways to get from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe by train, bus, rideshare 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Interregio-Express / ...

$21 - $35

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe 49.5 miles

$4 - $8

2 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe

$35 - $55

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe 50.2 miles

$10 - $16

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $35 and the journey takes 54 min. TGV also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe twice a week. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 8 min.

Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe 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 Stuttgart to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Stuttgart and Karlsruhe is 62 km. The road distance is 80 km.

The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe is to rideshare which costs 3€ - 7€ and takes 1 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe is to drive which takes 53 min and costs 9€ - 13€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Karlsruhe Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stuttgart and arriving at Karlsruhe. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 8 min.

The train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf takes 54 min including transfers and departs hourly.