City Tour Karlsruhe

Tour with the red double-decker bus

The classic among sightseeing tours. Get on board and discover the most important sights in Karlsruhe!


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Season and additional dates

Until December 22nd Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays

Monday 1st of November 2021.

Information and schedule changes reserved. There may be delays due to traffic


Times and route

Station Departure times Sights
1. Station forecourt 10:00 a.m./ 12:45 p.m./ 3:30 p.m. Central Station, zoological city garden
2. ZKM/ Municipal Gallery 10:05 a.m./ 12:50 p.m./ 3:35 p.m. ZKM, Municipal Gallery, the Federal Court of Justice
3. Ettlinger Tor/ Baden State Theater 10:15 a.m./ 1:00 p.m./ 3:45 p.m. Baden State Theater, Ettlinger Tor shopping mall, Convention Centre, Konzerthaus, Schwarzwaldhalle, Vierordtbad, zoological city garden
4. Tourist-Information i / market square 10:20 a.m./ 1:05 p.m./ 3:50 p.m. Tourist-information i at Schaufenster Karlsruhe, city hall, city centre, pedestrian zone, market square with pyramid
5. Europaplatz 10:25 a.m./ 1:10 p.m./ 3:55 p.m. Pedestrian zone Kaiserstraße, Ludwigsplatz, Prinz-Max-Palais, Stephanplatz, Postgalerie shopping mall
6. Palace district (Waldhornstr.) 10:35 a.m./ 1:20 p.m./ 4:05 p.m. Karlsruhe Palace, Baden State Museum, Karlsruhe botanical garden, KIT, the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany , the State Art Gallery
7. Kreativpark Alter Schlachthof/ Gottesaue Palace 10:50 a.m./ 1:35 p.m./ 4:20 p.m. Gottesaue Palace, Kreativpark Alter Schlachthof
8. Observation deck Turmberg 11:30 a.m./ 2:15 p.m./ 5:00 p.m. Observation deck Turmberg, gastronomy "Anders auf dem Turmberg", playground, Turmberg, Turmberg’s funicular railway
9. Karlsburg/  old town Durlach 11:50 a.m./ 2:35 p.m./ 5:20 p.m. Old town Durlach, palace garden Durlach, Karlsburg, market square, city hall Durlach
10. Station forecourt 12:10 p.m./ 2:55 p.m./ 5:40 p.m.  


Route der City Tour


Available languages:

English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Dutch, Japanese and Chinese



18,00 € p.P. for 24 hours
Discount with Schwarzwald Card: 16,00 € p.P. for 24 hours
Discount with CIK Card: 14,00€ p.P. for 24 hours (available only in the tourist information office with a valid CIK Club-Card) 

Children from 4-14 years: 5,00 €

Persons with a disability card (> 80%): 14,00 € p.P.
1 accompanying person for persons with a disability card B travels for free



■ Tickets are non-returnable

■ Seat reservations are not possible / boarding is only possible if there are free seats

■ The bus is barrier-free in the lower area and suitable for wheelchair users

■ No guarantee for transportation (space and pick-up) if demand is high

■ Dogs are allowed in the lower bus area


Current Corona security & hygiene measures:

■ Participation is only possible with mouth/nose protection. If you do not have mouth/nose protection, please ask the bus driver. You can buy one from him for 1€.

■ Please keep a distance of 1.5 meters when boarding and during the tour. Different rows of seats are blocked in the vehicle.

■ Please only get in the front entrance of the bus and get off at the back exit. Use the front stairs to get to the upper deck. After the tour, please use the back stairs to get off.

■ The bus driver will be happy to sell you a ticket, but it is better to buy tickets online or at one of our sales points.


Grafik_Corona Regeln_HoHo Bus

Corona Virus

Current information - Corona guide

The shops and restaurants in Karlsruhe are currently open! You can find the current rules here and the current level here.

Please also contact the companies, shops, organizers or institutions for further information. The information on this website may vary.

You would like to be tested? You can find an overview of all current test sites in the city and district here.

Our tourist information office located on Kaiserstraße 72-74 is open. There is no need for an appointment. The opening hours and more information you can find here.

The city of Karlsruhe provides up-to-date information on the corona crisis at or by phone +49 721/133-3333.

Stay healthy, and stay tuned!

Your team of Karlsruhe Tourismus GmbH and Karlsruhe Marketing und Event GmbH