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There are 9 ways to get from Aachen to Stuttgart by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice

$91 - $150

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Rideshare  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the rideshare from Aachen to Stuttgart 259.3 miles

$13 - $30

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Bus via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport N84 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 068 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof

$25 - $44

Bus Eurolines DE  •  8h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Stuttgart

$84 - $119

Drive  •  3h 48m

  1. Drive from Aachen to Stuttgart 259.2 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Stuttgart  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Stuttgart (STR) DUS - STR

$92 - $217

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Stuttgart  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Stuttgart (STR) FRA - STR

$123 - $316

Train to Brussels, fly to Stuttgart  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Brusel Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Stuttgart (STR) BRU - STR

$96 - $307

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Frankfurt (FRA) DUS - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf

$140 - $361

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Stuttgart is to rideshare which costs 11€ - 27€ and takes 4h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Aachen to Stuttgart is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Aachen to Stuttgart. However, there are services departing from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße and arriving at Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport and Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 34m.

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No, there is no direct train from Aachen to Stuttgart. However, there are services departing from Aachen Hbf and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf via Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 6m.

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The distance between Aachen and Stuttgart is 314 km. The road distance is 414.7 km.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Stuttgart without a car is to train which takes 4h 6m and costs 75€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 4h 6m to get from Aachen to Stuttgart, including transfers.

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Aachen to Stuttgart bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße station.

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Aachen to Stuttgart train services, operated by Bahn DE, depart from Aachen Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Aachen to Stuttgart is to train which takes 4h 6m and costs 75€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 40€ and takes 7h 34m.

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Map of how to get from Aachen to Stuttgart.
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  • Distance: 196.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 6m

What companies run services between Aachen, Germany and Stuttgart, Germany?

You can take a train from Aachen to Stuttgart via Köln Hbf in around 4h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aachen to Stuttgart via Cologne, Cologne South, Airport, Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station, and Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main in around 7h 34m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Frankfurt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $34
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Central Station to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Aachen Central Station to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aachen, Aachen Henricistraße to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aachen Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Aachen to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Stuttgart Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Aachen to Stuttgart bus services, operated by Deinbus, arrive at Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof station.

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Aachen to Stuttgart train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Stuttgart Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aachen to Stuttgart is 415 km. It takes approximately 3h 48m to drive from Aachen to Stuttgart.

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KLM, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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There are 632+ hotels available in Stuttgart. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Aachen and Stuttgart. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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