There are 7 ways to get from Hanover 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  •  3 h 54 min

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

$100 - $150

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 13 min

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

$30 - $51

5 alternative options

Rideshare  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hanover to Stuttgart 319.6 miles

$31

Train, drive  •  3 h 29 min

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

$88 - $125

Drive  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Hanover to Stuttgart 319.1 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Bremen, fly  •  4 h 8 min

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

$91 - $254

Train to Hamburg, fly  •  4 h 43 min

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

$84 - $251

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hanover to Stuttgart is to rideshare which costs 27€ and takes 6 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hanover to Stuttgart is to train and drive which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 3 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hannover Hbf and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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The distance between Hanover and Stuttgart is 401 km. The road distance is 510.6 km.

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The best way to get from Hanover to Stuttgart without a car is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs 90€ - 130€.

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The train from Hannover Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf takes 3 h 54 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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

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The best way to get from Hanover to Stuttgart is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs 90€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Hanover to Stuttgart.
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  • Distance: 250.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Hanover to Stuttgart every 2 hours. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 3 h 54 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hanover to Stuttgart twice daily. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 55 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bremen to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Hamburg to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Stuttgart via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bremen to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Hamburg to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $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 Hannover Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hanover to Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
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 Hanover to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$31
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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