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Frequently asked questions

What is the best way to get to Karlsruhe?
There are a number of different ways to get to Karlsruhe but travelling by bus has many benefits. By travelling with FlixBus, you can save money with our cheap bus tickets and you can do your part in saving the environment, as bus travel is the most environmentally-friendly method!
How do I buy a bus ticket to Karlsruhe?
It's really easy to buy a bus ticket to Karlsruhe with FlixBus: you can book online on our website simply selecting your departure and arrival cities, and picking your favourite date to travel. The best way to find cheap tickets though is by using the free FlixBus App and keep your ticket always in your pocket!
How can I get to Karlsruhe by bus?
How many bus stations are there in Karlsruhe?
There are 2 bus stops in Karlsruhe. The stops are Karlsruhe central train station.
How much does it cost to get to Karlsruhe?
Buses are one of the most convenient ways to travel and FlixBus is among the cheapest to get to Karlsruhe! Depending on where you are travelling from, tickets to Karlsruhe cost on average $6.99, but if you book in advance or during the week getting to Karlsruhe with FlixBus can cost as little as $2.99!
How do I use my FlixBus ticket to Karlsruhe?
Using your FlixBus ticket to go to Karlsruhe is easy! If you booked online, you must have received a PDF booking confirmation via e-mail containing a QR code which serves as your bus ticket. If you booked through the FlixBus App instead, your ticket is automatically stored there. In both cases, no need to print the ticket: simply show it digitally to the driver and you are ready to board the bus, sit back and relax.
Can I track my bus from and to Karlsruhe?
Can I reserve a seat on my journey to Karlsruhe?
You can reserve a seat on your journey to Karlsruhe during the booking process. Subject to availability, you can choose your seat from a number of categories, including panorama seats - for a better view during your trip, table seats - for more comfort and bed seats - ideal for a restful journey. Check out our seat reservation price list for more information.
How can I pay for my bus ticket to Karlsruhe?
We offer several payment methods for purchasing your ticket securily. You can choose among card payment, Paypal, Google Pay and many more. Once in the payment section, you will be able to see all the available options and pick your preferred one. If you are having difficulties with payment, check out our help page about payments. If you buy your bus ticket onboard or at a sales point you are also given the option to pay cash.

Things to do in Karlsruhe

About Karlsruhe

When your bus arrives to Karlsruhe, you might be a little bit surprised as Karlsruhe is one of the few German cities that does not have a medieval district. But this is one of its elements that makes Karlsruhe a refreshing city with a unique character. The city therefore steers far away from any medieval sagas; instead you can experience a rich, cultural way of life filled with many theaters and open-air concerts, countless exhibitions and street-festivals. Regardless of why you have chosen to take your bus to Karlsruhe, you can relax knowing that FlixBus will get you from A to B no problem at all.

Places of Interest in Karlsruhe

From the “Residenzschloss,” there are 32 different streets and roads which radiate throughout Karlsruhe, creating almost a fan like image full of countless opportunities. For our bus passengers who want to see this unique baroque structure in its entirety, then a trip to the top of the castle tower is definitely recommended. In the “Residenzschloss” you will find the Baden State Museum which is the largest museum of cultural history in Baden-Wuerttemberg, a museum worth visiting when your bus arrives to Karlsruhe. Two of the most important courts in Germany are located in Karlsruhe’s city area – the federal Constitutional Court and the Supreme Court. The building of the Supreme Court is definitely worth a visit and will inspire lovers of classical architecture. The court is located in Erzgrossherzoglichen Palais and thus reflects the architectural style of the late 19th Century in a grandiose manner. While Karlsruhe’s city center offers an impressive shopping district and countless dinning opportunities, the wide variety of museums also invites those wanting to explore cultural aspects to depart with their money. The center of art and media technology, (ZKM for short), is one of the most well-known media centers in Germany. The striking building is not only the Museum of Contemporary Art but also the cities most impressive gallery. A unique metropolis city fits with this fancy, exotic landmark in an intriguing way. But there is no end to this city, in the middle of the neoclassic market square you can visit the new town hall or the city's evangelical church and dine in one of the many restaurants, all perched in view of a large stone pyramid. This monument was erected in 1823 and commemorates the father of the city, Markgraf Karl Wilhelm, who is buried here.

Culture and History of Karlsruhe

If it wasn’t for the late Karl-Wilhelm having lived in the 18th Century, then a bus journey to Karlsruhe today would lead our bus passengers to the Hardt forest. The Margrave of Baden-Durlach built his new residence in this forest in 1715. But why? According to legend, he was asleep during a hunting horseback ride and he had a dream about a magnificent castle. The dream soon became reality, a reality that you can see as soon as your bus arrives to Karlsruhe’s main station.

Interesting Facts about Karlsruhe

Bus travel to Karslruhe may mean that you will have the chance to experience the international Haendel festival - the most important cultural event of the city for many decades. Karlsruhe is also the home of one of Germany’s largest “Christopher Street Days.” Another must see highlight of the city is the open air festival “Das Fest” which attracts thousands of visitors every year - bus travel to festivals such as this one, has become a modern alternative to train travel.

Surrounding Areas of Karlsruhe

The Karlsruhe Rhine ports are amongst the biggest inland ports in Germany. When you choose your bus travel to take you to Karlsruhe you will discover there are many sights to explore! The outskirts of the city are perfect for relaxing and enjoying the countless ships that can be seen in the port. A trip with the MS Karlsruhe is a must when your bus travel takes you to Karlsruhe, as an overview of the beautiful Karlsruhe port should not be missed!

Buses to Karlsruhe

Find the cheapest buses to Karlsruhe

With FlixBus, it’s cheap and easy to travel to Karlsruhe, as 295 rides are offered starting from only $2.99 depending on the departure city and time. Booking a bus ticket for Karlsruhe is very easy: you can book online, on the website or using the free FlixBus App, but you can also buy a ticket in our ticket shops or onboard, where you also have the possibility to pay in cash. Booking in advance on our App guarantees the lowest prices, and printing your ticket is not necessary, as you can simply show it from your phone before climbing onboard, sitting back, relaxing and enjoying a comfortable ride to Karlsruhe!

Why travel to Karlsruhe with FlixBus

You can get to Karlsruhe from 295 different cities, and when it’s time to move on, there are as many buses from Karlsruhe to other destinations. Whether traveling near or far, bus travel is always a sustainable choice. Plus, when you take a trip with FlixBus, you can offset your carbon emissions: just click the CO₂ compensation box when you book your ticket and help us towards our goal of zero emission travel! Pay for your ticket in-person at one of our service desks (cash or card accepted), or book on our website or App paying securely with credit card, PayPal or Google Pay. Then you can look forward to enjoying our onboard services including Wi-Fi, plenty of legroom, comfortable seats and power outlets.

Popular bus routes to Karlsruhe

Wherever you’re based in Germany, it’s easy to get to Karlsruhe: 295 cities are connected to Karlsruhe, and FlixBus is always ready to welcome you onboard. Looking for some inspiration? Find our most popular routes on this page!

Onboard services

Reserve a seat when you book your FlixBus ticket to Karlsruhe online or in the App. Whether you want peace and quiet or would like a seat beside friends, we’ve got options to suit everyone. Choose a classic seat or a table seat if you need a little extra space to work or relax. You can also go for a panorama seat at the front of the bus for a great view or reserve the spare seat beside you to enjoy the extra space. There’s no need to worry about what to pack when you travel with FlixBus, as we offer a carry-on bag and checked bag for every traveler included in the ticket. Stow your luggage and head to your seat to make the most of our onboard services including Wi-Fi and an entertainment system on most buses. All of our buses are equipped with toilets and power outlets, so you can sit back and enjoy the ride.

Onboard services are subject to availability