There are 9 ways to get from Dortmund 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 31 min

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

$90 - $140

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Dortmund to Stuttgart 261.6 miles

$16 - $29

7 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 217 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof

$23 - $41

Drive  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Stuttgart 261.7 miles

$55 - $80

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Stuttgart  •  3 h 55 min

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

$84 - $184

Fly Dortmund to Stuttgart  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Dortmund (DTM) to Stuttgart (STR) DTM - STR

$89 - $372

Train to Muenster, fly to Stuttgart  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
  2. Fly from Muenster (FMO) to Stuttgart (STR) FMO - STR

$137 - $342

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Stuttgart  •  4 h 28 min

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

$89 - $319

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  4 h 57 min

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

$132 - $330

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Stuttgart is to rideshare which costs 14€ - 25€ and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Stuttgart is to train which costs 80€ - 120€ and takes 3 h 31 min.

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The distance between Dortmund and Stuttgart is 327 km. The road distance is 418.7 km.

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The train from Dortmund Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf takes 3 h 31 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dortmund to Stuttgart. However, there are services departing from Dortmund and arriving at Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof via Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 42 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 3 h 31 min.

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Dortmund to Stuttgart hourly. Tickets cost $90 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dortmund to Stuttgart via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station and Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main in around 6 h 42 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 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 Dortmund to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Dortmund to Stuttgart via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Dortmund to Stuttgart via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Muenster to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Flights from Muenster to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $350
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 and Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dortmund to Stuttgart via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Dortmund to Stuttgart via Munich, Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Muenster to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $110
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
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
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Dortmund to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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