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

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Fly Hamburg to Stuttgart  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Stuttgart (STR) HAM - STR

$45 - $200

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Bus  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim N24 / ...

$38 - $66

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Train to Bremen, fly to Stuttgart  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Bremen Hbf
  2. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Stuttgart (STR) BRE - STR

$92 - $258

Fly Hamburg to Frankfurt, train  •  4 h 13 min

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

$103 - $314

Fly Hamburg to Mannheim, train  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Mannheim (MHG) HAM - MHG
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf

$214 - $438

Train  •  5 h 11 min

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

$130 - $190

Train, drive  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf Ice
  2. Drive from Würzburg Hbf to Stuttgart

$117 - $166

Rideshare  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hamburg to Stuttgart 409.3 miles

$39

Drive  •  6 h

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Stuttgart 409.8 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 5 h 11 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Stuttgart is 536 km. The road distance is 655.7 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Stuttgart without a car is to train which takes 5 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Hamburg to Stuttgart, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Stuttgart is to fly which takes 3 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 11 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 9 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Stuttgart Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Stuttgart is 656 km. It takes approximately 6 h to drive from Hamburg to Stuttgart.

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KLM, Lufthansa and Eurowings offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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  • Distance: 335.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

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

Eurowings, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Hamburg to Stuttgart hourly. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Hamburg to Stuttgart every 3 hours. Tickets cost $130 - $190 and the journey takes 5 h 11 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Bremen to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Bremen to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Hamburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Hamburg to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Stuttgart via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Bremen to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $400
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Hamburg to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
MHS Aviation GmbH
Website
mhs-aviation.de
Flights from Hamburg to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Stuttgart via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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 Hamburg Dammtor to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
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
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Hamburg to Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hamburg to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$39
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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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 Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Hamburg Airport is to line 39 bus which takes 14 min and costs .

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