There are 5 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main 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  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...

$40 - $60

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Stuttgart 132.2 miles

$8 - $18

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof

$10 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Stuttgart 127.3 miles

$26 - $40

Fly  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Stuttgart (STR) FRA - STR

$78 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Stuttgart is to rideshare which costs 6€ - 15€ and takes 2 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Stuttgart is to train which takes 1 h 18 min and costs 35€ - 55€.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Stuttgart is 152 km. The road distance is 204 km.

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The train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf takes 1 h 18 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main and arriving at Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 18 min.

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What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Stuttgart, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Stuttgart hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 18 min. Flixtrain also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Deinbus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Stuttgart twice a week. Tickets cost $10 - $20 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min. Eurolines DE also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Süd station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
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
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
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.

Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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