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Budapest to Karlsruhe by train

It takes an average of 13h 42m to travel from Budapest to Karlsruhe by train, over a distance of around 500 miles (805 km). There are normally 14 trains per day travelling from Budapest to Karlsruhe and tickets for this journey start from $69.69 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 10h 13m
Price$69.69 - $255.17
Distance500 miles (805 km)
Frequency14 trains per day
Departure stationBudapest
Arrival stationKarlsruhe
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Budapest to Karlsruhe train times

Check out the next trains departing from Budapest to Karlsruhe for Tuesday Apr 20th 2021. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
06:06 05:44 11h 38m, 4 changes
06:06 06:19 12h 13m, 2 changes
07:33 06:19 10h 46m, 3 changes
08:06 07:19 11h 13m, 3 changes
11:06 09:19 10h 13m, 2 changes
11:33 04:49 17h 16m, 5 changes
02:06 06:24 16h 18m, 5 changes
03:06 07:44 16h 38m, 4 changes
03:33 07:44 16h 11m, 5 changes
07:28 08:19 12h 51m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Budapest to Karlsruhe

The price of train tickets from Budapest to Karlsruhe starts at $69.69 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.
lowest price found
from$69.69
on the day
avg. single price$199.84

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Budapest to Karlsruhe by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Budapest to Karlsruhe

Want to know more about your journey from Budapest to Karlsruhe? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Budapest to Karlsruhe take?

The average journey time by train between Budapest and Karlsruhe is 13 hours and 42 minutes, with around 14 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Budapest and Karlsruhe by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Budapest to Karlsruhe is 10 hours and 13 minutes.

How much does the train from Budapest to Karlsruhe cost?

Train tickets from Budapest to Karlsruhe can start from as little as $69.69 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Budapest to Karlsruhe?

No, there are no direct train services from Budapest to Karlsruhe. Travelling from Budapest to Karlsruhe by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Budapest to Karlsruhe leave?

The first train from Budapest to Karlsruhe leaves at 11:06. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Budapest to Karlsruhe leave?

The last train from Budapest to Karlsruhe leaves at 08:06. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Budapest and Karlsruhe by train?

Trains travelling from Budapest to Karlsruhe cover a distance of around 500 miles (805 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Karlsruhe to Budapest.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Budapest to Karlsruhe for a typical week day using timetable data for 04/20/2021. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 03/31/2021 for travel on 10/15/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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