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There are 5 ways to get from Ilmenau to Stuttgart by bus, train, rideshare or car

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

Bus, train  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Ilmenau to Würzburg 215
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Re

$49 - $75

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the rideshare from Ilmenau to Stuttgart 188 miles

$16 - $28

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Ilmenau to Würzburg 215
  2. Take the bus from Würzburg to Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim N24 / ...

$17 - $33

Train  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf Stb 46 / ...
  2. Take the train from Erfurt Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice

$85 - $130

Drive  •  2h 56m

  1. Drive from Ilmenau to Stuttgart 187.9 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Ilmenau to Stuttgart is to rideshare which costs 14€ - 24€ and takes 3h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Ilmenau to Stuttgart is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ilmenau to Stuttgart. However, there are services departing from Ilmenau and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf via Erfurt Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 37m.

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The distance between Ilmenau and Stuttgart is 246 km. The road distance is 300.7 km.

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The best way to get from Ilmenau to Stuttgart without a car is to bus and train which takes 5h 20m and costs 40€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Ilmenau to Stuttgart, including transfers.

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Ilmenau to Stuttgart train services, operated by Süd Thüringen Bahn, depart from Ilmenau station.

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The best way to get from Ilmenau to Stuttgart is to bus which takes 5h 33m and costs 15€ - 29€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 5h 37m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ilmenau to Stuttgart is 301 km. It takes approximately 2h 56m to drive from Ilmenau to Stuttgart.

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Map of how to get from Ilmenau to Stuttgart.
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  • Distance: 153.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Ilmenau, Thuringia, Germany and Stuttgart, Germany?

You can take a bus from Ilmenau to Stuttgart via Würzburg, Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim, and Kornwestheim in around 5h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ilmenau to Stuttgart via Erfurt Hbf in around 5h 37m.

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 Würzburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Erfurt Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Süd Thüringen Bahn
Phone
+49 (0)3693 5086 0
Email
info@sued-thueringen-bahn.de
Website
sued-thueringen-bahn.de
Train from Ilmenau to Erfurt Hbf
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sued-thueringen-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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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ilmenau to Würzburg
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Würzburg to Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
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 Ilmenau to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Ilmenau and Stuttgart. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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