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Basel-Karlsruhe Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Basel to Karlsruhe bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price€9.95
Fastest time2h 55m
Trips per day13
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Basel to Karlsruhe right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Basel to Karlsruhe?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, €14.86 was the low point for bus fares from Basel to Karlsruhe. Buses from Karlsruhe to Basel are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than €14.86 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 3 hours and 24 minutes to cover the 106 miles (171 kilometers) from Basel, BS to Karlsruhe, BW. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 55 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Karlsruhe. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Basel?

The first bus leaves at 4:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Basel to Karlsruhe, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 13 scheduled buses that travel from Basel to Karlsruhe every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Canton of Basel-City to Baden-Württemberg without transferring.

What bus companies travel from Basel to Karlsruhe?

There is one bus company that operates from Basel to Karlsruhe. FlixBus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus133h 25m€14.86

Where does the bus leave from in Basel?

Most buses depart from the main station in Basel, Canton of Basel-City:

  • Meret Oppenheim-Straße 60

Where does the bus arrive in Karlsruhe?

All buses from Basel arrive at one main station in Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg:

  • Hinterm Hauptbahnhof

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