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Journey Information

Frankfurt am Main to Karlsruhe coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£5.50
Shortest Duration1h 40m
Trips per day11
Coach lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Frankfurt am Main 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 coach 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, coach 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 coach ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Karlsruhe?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, £8.18 was the low point for coach fares from Frankfurt am Main to Karlsruhe. Coaches from Karlsruhe to Frankfurt am Main are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than £8.18 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 coach companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 14 days in advance. By doing so, you could save £2.35 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the coach ride?

The coach usually takes around 2 hours and 12 minutes to cover the 77 miles (124 kilometers) from Frankfurt am Main, HE to Karlsruhe, BW. However, the fastest coach only takes 1 hour 40 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 coach?

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach 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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the coach, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave Frankfurt am Main?

The first coach leaves at 02:00 and the last coach leaves at 21:00. To see the times for all coaches from Frankfurt am Main to Karlsruhe, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are 11 scheduled coaches that travel from Frankfurt am Main to Karlsruhe every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct coaches which you can take the entire route from Hesse to Baden-Württemberg without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Frankfurt am Main to Karlsruhe; ticket prices start at £18.13.

What coach companies travel from Frankfurt am Main to Karlsruhe?

There are a couple of coach lines that have daily service from Frankfurt am Main, Hesse to Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg. Of these two services, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 9 coach trips per day.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus92h 12m£8.80
Ouibus42h 6m£5.52

Where does the coach leave from in Frankfurt am Main?

Frankfurt am Main, Hesse has two coach stations with service to Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg:

  • Central Bus Station
  • Frankfurt Main Airport P36
  • Mannheimer St Area B

Where does the coach arrive in Karlsruhe?

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg:

  • Hinterm Hauptbahnhof
  • Train Station

Price trends for coaches from Frankfurt am Main to Karlsruhe

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