You want to hire a car in Karlsruhe or Baden-Baden? If you are arriving via Baden Airpark (FKB), it is a good idea to pick up your hired car directly at the airport. Several international car hire companies are represented at the airport and offer a good selection of rental cars for every taste. From here, you are well connected to the transport network of Baden-Württemberg and can reach both the spa town of Baden-Baden, 12 km away, and Karlsruhe, 35 km to the north.
Spring and summer are the best seasons to take a road trip, because then everything can be explored much better than usual. Below are some cities that you can visit from Karlsruhe and Baden-Baden:
Frankfurt on the Main
|Places near Karlsruhe||Distance||Duration with a car|
|Heidelberg||approx. 55 km||approx. 45 min|
|Stuttgart||approx. 80 km||approx. 1 h|
|Straßburg (Frankreich)||approx. 85 km||approx. 1 h|
|Frankfurt am Main||approx. 140 km||approx. 1h & 40 min.|
|Nürnberg||approx. 270 km||approx. 2 h & 45 min.|
The Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden airport is located in the south of Karlsruhe, directly on the French border on the Rhine. The small airport operates primarily regionally, but also has international connections to some European countries and has a good infrastructure. Among others, the low-cost airline Ryanair operates a location here. The airport Karlsruhe / Baden-Baden is connected to the A5 and the federal highways 500 and 36 and is also easy to reach from the French side.
Hiring a car is straightforward at Karlsruhe / Baden-Baden Airport. There the travelers can choose from several well-known car hire companies whose offers you can compare with Driveboo. Take your time to find out about the selection of rental cars as well as the applicable contract terms.
You have the choice between different models and conditions. Choose your dream hired car, book directly and the tour can start. The direct offer comparison with Driveboo is definitely worthwhile!
Baden-Baden stands for recreation, pleasure and luxurious flair on the edge of the Black Forest. The international spa and health resort is known for its festivals and casinos and attracts visitors from all over the world. The thermal springs of the place were already appreciated by the Romans and are still one of the main attractions of Baden-Baden. The town belongs to the best preserved spa towns of the 19th and 20th centuries in Germany, making it also architecturally very attractive.
In the old town of Baden-Baden there are numerous shopping opportunities and cafes. Also visit the Caracalla Therme, the Friedrichsbad and the Roman bath ruins and use the hired car for a side trip to the classicist Villa Hamilton, the water art facility paradise, the monastery Lichtenthal or the New Castle and Brahms House. The range of culture and leisure options in Baden-Baden is impressive. The local museums and the theater Baden-Baden, the Festspielhaus (the second largest concert hall in Europe), the Philharmonie Baden-Baden and the Kurhaus offers a varied and appealing program for those interested in culture.
If you hire a car you are also quickly on the outskirts of the city as well as in the surrounding communities. From the ruins of Hohenbaden, visitors have a good view of the city and the wooded surrounding countryside. Use your hired car to get to know Baden-Baden!
With your hired car you are within 30 minutes in the north located Karlsruhe. The city of approx. 310.000 inhabitants is the second largest city in Baden-Württemberg and has a lot to offer. Karlsruhe's city center is relatively young and therefore does not have a classic old town. Nevertheless, there is a lot to discover in Karlsruhe. Good weather is not uncommon in Karlsruhe - the city is considered one of the warmest cities in Germany.
The city center of Karlsruhe is dominated by the tower of the Karlsruher Schloss with its magnificent palace garden and palace square. The range of cultural offerings and events in Karlsruhe is also impressive. Over 50 theaters, galleries and museums are open to visitors and offer variety even in bad weather. From the Turmberg, Karlsruhe visitors have a good view of the city. Children may be happy about a visit to the Karlsruhe Zoo and action fans get their money's worth in the forest rope park.
The surrounding area of Karlsruhe and Baden-Baden is very scenic and can be easily travelled by hired car. Perfect if you've had enough of the city bustle and want to see some of the beautiful Baden-Württemberg countryside! If you like it more sporty, you can go out into the countryside with your hired car, park it and hike the area - numerous hiking trails in mountainous and forested landscapes invite you to do so. The panorama way around Baden-Baden leads on five stages around the city, it was distinguished by the German tourism federation as the most beautiful footpath.
The nearby Black Forest is ideal for short trips starting in Baden-Baden or Karlsruhe and offers countless leisure and recreational opportunities for those seeking relaxation or adventurous travelers. The Alsace and Palatinate Forest also attract visitors with charming scenery and picturesque landscapes. The region's traditional small towns, impressive castles such as Heidelberg Castle, medieval village centers or viticulture in the Southern Wine Route - there are many good reasons to discover the region by hired car.