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from Karlsruhe to Essen

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Travel Information to Essen from Karlsruhe

distanceDistance179 miles (289 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£26 - £31
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £26 • 9 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £31 • 2 h 44 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 179 miles (289 km) by coach or train between Karlsruhe and Essen. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Karlsruhe to Essen.

Travel Tips: Travel from Karlsruhe to Essen

Travel to Essen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Karlsruhe to Essen.

What are my Karlsruhe to Essen travel options?

You can travel from Karlsruhe to Essen 2 different ways: coach or train.

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

The cheapest way from Karlsruhe to Essen is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £26 compared to other travel options to Essen:

A coach is generally £5 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £31 from Karlsruhe to Essen.

What is the quickest way from Karlsruhe to Essen?

The quickest way to travel between Karlsruhe and Essen is by train, which takes on average 2 h 44 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Essen by coach can take on average 9 h 45 min.

How many miles are between Karlsruhe and Essen

You should expect to travel around 179 miles (289 km) from Karlsruhe to Essen.

How many services a day are there from Karlsruhe to Essen?

The average frequency per day from Karlsruhe to Essen is:

  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Karlsruhe and Essen as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Karlsruhe to Essen?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Karlsruhe to Essen:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Karlsruhe, Hinterm Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).
  • Most travellers take a train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Essen Hbf.

Which travel operators can get me from Karlsruhe to Essen?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Karlsruhe to Essen:

  • You can travel by coach between Karlsruhe and Essen with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Karlsruhe to Essen tickets for £26 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Karlsruhe to Essen with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Karlsruhe to Essen tickets for £31 on Omio.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Essen from Karlsruhe ends?

Looking to extend your trip from Karlsruhe to Essen? Many Omio customers who go from Karlsruhe to Essen usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Hamburg or Paris. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Hamburg or Paris from Essen, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I purchase tickets between Karlsruhe and Essen online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Karlsruhe to Essen, 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 is £26 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £31 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Karlsruhe to Essen 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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