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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin to Stuttgart by plane, train, bus, rideshare or car

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Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart  •  3h 16m

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

56€ - 253€

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Rideshare  •  7h 33m

  1. Take the rideshare from Berlin to Stuttgart 630.4 km

31€

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Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt, train  •  4h 30m

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

79€ - 202€

Train to Leipzig, fly to Stuttgart  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
  2. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Stuttgart (STR) LEJ - STR

61€ - 349€

Train  •  5h 36m

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

35€ - 180€

Bus  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin central bus station to Stuttgart Zuffenhausen bus station 042

32€ - 40€

Drive  •  5h 23m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hbf to Stuttgart 628.9 km

65€ - 100€

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The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Stuttgart is to rideshare which costs 31€ and takes 7h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Stuttgart is to fly which costs 55€ - 260€ and takes 3h 16m.

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

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The distance between Berlin and Stuttgart is 512 km. The road distance is 628.9 km.

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

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It takes approximately 3h 16m to get from Berlin to Stuttgart, including transfers.

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Berlin 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 to Stuttgart is to fly which takes 3h 16m and costs 55€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 35€ - 180€ and takes 5h 36m, you could also bus, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 8h 29m.

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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 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 to Stuttgart.
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  • Distance: 511.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 16m

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

Eurowings and Lufthansa fly from Berlin to Stuttgart every 4 hours. Alternatively, 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.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 400€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
130€ - 390€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 390€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 220€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 220€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 250€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 400€
Flights from Leipzig to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 230€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
130€ - 250€
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
120€ - 180€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
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 Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Halle(Saale)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
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 central bus station to Stuttgart Zuffenhausen bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
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 to Stuttgart is 629 km. It takes approximately 5h 23m to drive from Berlin 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 to Stuttgart train tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 694+ hotels available in Stuttgart. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Berlin 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 to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs 2€ - 8€.

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