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

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Train  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice

$75 - $120

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Bus Deinbus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Stuttgart

$20 - $35

7 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim 027 / ...

$27 - $45

Rideshare  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Düsseldorf to Stuttgart 251.3 miles

$20 - $29

Train, drive  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aschaffenburg Hbf Ice
  2. Drive from Aschaffenburg Hbf to Stuttgart

$82 - $119

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Stuttgart 251.2 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Dusseldorf to Stuttgart  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Stuttgart (STR) DUS - STR

$63 - $164

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Stuttgart  •  3 h 38 min

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

$113 - $281

Fly Dusseldorf to Frankfurt, train  •  3 h 51 min

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

$111 - $308

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Stuttgart. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 41 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Stuttgart is 321 km. The road distance is 402 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Stuttgart without a car is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs .

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The train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf takes 2 h 41 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Düsseldorf to Stuttgart bus services, operated by Deinbus, depart from Düsseldorf station.

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

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Stuttgart is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 20 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 2 h 48 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Düsseldorf to Stuttgart.
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  • Distance: 200.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 41 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Düsseldorf to Stuttgart hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $120 and the journey takes 2 h 41 min. Alternatively, Deinbus operates a bus from Düsseldorf to Stuttgart twice a week. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 6 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Frankfurt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Flights from Dusseldorf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
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 Düsseldorf Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aschaffenburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
deinbus.de
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 Düsseldorf to Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Düsseldorf to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Stuttgart is 402 km. It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to drive from Düsseldorf to Stuttgart.

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

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There are 611+ hotels available in Stuttgart. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs .

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