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There are 8 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...

€35 - €180

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Rideshare  •  7h 58m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Stuttgart 630.4 km

€31

6 alternative options

Train via Nuremberg  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ic / ...

€103 - €194

Bus, train  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Nuremberg BlaBlaCar Bus
  2. Take the train from Nuernberg Hbf to Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt Re / ...

€34 - €44

Bus  •  9h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Kornwestheim N1326 / ...

€33 - €87

Drive  •  5h 23m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart 628.9 km

€65 - €100

Fly to Stuttgart  •  3h 23m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Stuttgart (STR) BER - STR

€56 - €264

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  4h 38m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Frankfurt (FRA) BER - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf

€52 - €243

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart by train

The train journey time between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Stuttgart is around 6h and covers a distance of around 752 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 39m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and Flixtrain, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Stuttgart Hbf. Typically 81 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h
Fastest train time:
5h 39m
Train distance:
752 km
Trains per week:
81
Cheapest price:
€35
Carbon emissions:
39 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:28
Last train departs at:
21:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart train schedules

Berlin Hauptbahnhof → Stuttgart
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The most affordable way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart is to rideshare, which costs €31 and takes 7h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart is to fly which costs €55 - €270 and takes 3h 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 36m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Stuttgart is 510 km. The road distance is 628.9 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart without a car is to train which takes 5h 36m and costs €35 - €180.

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The train from Berlin Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf takes 5h 36m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart is to train which takes 5h 36m and costs €35 - €180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €90 and takes 9h 58m, you could also fly, which costs €55 - €270 and takes 3h 23m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Stuttgart Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Stuttgart Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart.
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  • Distance: 510.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 36m

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Stuttgart, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf every 3 hours. Tickets cost €120 - €180 and the journey takes 5h 36m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Kornwestheim twice daily. Tickets cost €30 - €40 and the journey takes 8h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €380
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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
Train from Berlin Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€120 - €180
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 8m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€120 - €170
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€85 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Flixtrain
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Go Ahead BW
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Go Ahead BW
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof to Bad Cannstatt
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €26
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€14 - €19
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Kornwestheim
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Berlin to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€31
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart is 629 km. It takes approximately 5h 23m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart.

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Lufthansa and Eurowings offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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Book your Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart train tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 243+ hotels available in Stuttgart. Prices start at €87 per night.

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

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs €3 - €50.

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