Duration 4h 1m
Distance 295.9 km
Average price SFr 140
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Stuttgart and Bern takes 4h 1m and the fastest train takes 3h 59m. The train service runs several times per day from Stuttgart to Bern. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Zürich

  1. Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Zürich HB
  3. Bern
3h 59m
SFr 102 - SFr 160

Stuttgart to Bern train times

Trains run every four hours between Stuttgart and Bern. The earliest departure is at 14:29 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Stuttgart is at 20:27 which arrives into Bern at 00:31. All services require a transfer at ZUERICH HB and take an average of 4h 1m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Stuttgart to Bern? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Bern. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Bern via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 59m.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Bern is 241 km. The road distance is 295.9 km.

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Stuttgart to Bern train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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Stuttgart to Bern train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Bern station.

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There are 188+ hotels available in Bern. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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What companies run services between Stuttgart and Bern?

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Bern via Zuerich Hb and Zürich HB in around 3h 59m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 35

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
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Ave. Duration
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Frequency
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Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 35
Website
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Estimated price
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Ave. Duration
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Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Website
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