There are 5 ways to get from Zürich to Karlsruhe by train, bus, night train, rideshare or car
What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Karlsruhe, Germany?
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Karlsruhe every 2 hours. Tickets cost $75 - $130 and the journey takes 2 h 49 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Zürich to Karlsruhe every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min. FlixBus also services this route once daily.
Train from Zürich HB to Karlsruhe Hbf
- Ave. Duration
- 2 h 49 min
- Every 2 hours
- Estimated price
- $75 - $130
- Schedules at
Night train from Zürich HB to Karlsruhe Hbf
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Questions & Answers
How far is it from Zürich to Karlsruhe?
The distance between Zürich and Karlsruhe is 183 km. The road distance is 280 km.
What is the cheapest way to get from Zürich to Karlsruhe?
The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Karlsruhe is to bus which costs SFr 11 - SFr 30 and takes 5 h 25 min.
What is the fastest way to get from Zürich to Karlsruhe?
The quickest way to get from Zürich to Karlsruhe is to drive which takes 2 h 40 min and costs SFr 35 - SFr 55.
Is there a direct train between Zürich and Karlsruhe?
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Karlsruhe Hbf. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h 49 min.
Is there a direct bus between Zürich and Karlsruhe?
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Karlsruhe. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 25 min.
How long does it take to get from Zürich to Karlsruhe?
The train from Zürich HB to Karlsruhe Hbf takes 2 h 49 min including transfers and departs every two hours.