How to get from Heidelberg to Karlsruhe

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from Heidelberg to Karlsruhe

You can get from Heidelberg to Karlsruhe by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Heidelberg to Karlsruhe on 01 Jul we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:15Heidelberg Hbf0h37 18:52Karlsruhe Hbf
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20:15Heidelberg Hbf0h39 20:54Karlsruhe Hbf
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17:44Heidelberg Hbf0h31 18:15Karlsruhe Hbf
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10:15Heidelberg Hbf0h35 10:50Karlsruhe Hbf
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Travel Information to Karlsruhe from Heidelberg

distanceDistance30 miles (49 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • £13 • 29 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Travel 30 miles (49 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train to Karlsruhe from Heidelberg. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Heidelberg to Karlsruhe.

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You can travel to Karlsruhe from Heidelberg 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Flight services offer the cheapest way to get from Heidelberg to Karlsruhe. Tickets for a flight cost on average £1.

This is compared to other travel options to Karlsruhe:

A flight is generally £6 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £6 from Heidelberg to Karlsruhe.

A flight is generally £1 less than a ferry for the same trip. A ferry costs on average £1 from Heidelberg to Karlsruhe.

A flight is about £13 less than a train, which costs on average £13 for this trip.

The quickest way to travel to Karlsruhe from Heidelberg is by train, which takes on average 29 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Karlsruhe by coach can take on average 48 min.

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The distance between Heidelberg and Karlsruhe is around 30 miles (49 km).

The average frequency per day from Heidelberg to Karlsruhe is:

  • 13 coaches per day.
  • Around 38 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Karlsruhe from Heidelberg as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Heidelberg to Karlsruhe:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Heidelberg, Alte Eppelheimer Straße (Hbf) and arrive in Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof.
  • Trains mostly depart from Heidelberg Hbf and arrive in Karlsruhe Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Heidelberg to Karlsruhe, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Karlsruhe by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Heidelberg to Karlsruhe for £13 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Heidelberg to Karlsruhe with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 13 direct coaches per day to Karlsruhe with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can find 38 direct trains per day to Karlsruhe with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Karlsruhe tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.

Omio customers who travel from Heidelberg to Karlsruhe often also extend their holiday to go to Berlin, Paris or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Karlsruhe and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before travelling from Heidelberg to Karlsruhe, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £6 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is £1 one way on average.
  • The price of a ferry ticket for this journey is £1 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £13 one way.

But we recommend booking Heidelberg to Karlsruhe tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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