There are 7 ways to get from Leipzig to Stuttgart by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 20 min

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

$100 - $160

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Rideshare  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Leipzig to Stuttgart 299.6 miles

$23 - $25

5 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim 055

$28 - $49

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Leipzig to Stuttgart 297.9 miles

$60 - $95

Fly Leipzig to Stuttgart  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Stuttgart (STR) LEJ - STR

$59 - $183

Train to Berlin Tegel, fly to Stuttgart  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
  2. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Stuttgart (STR) TXL - STR

$83 - $215

Fly Leipzig to Frankfurt, train  •  4 h

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

$117 - $297

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leipzig Hbf and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Leipzig and Stuttgart is 364 km. The road distance is 476.6 km.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Stuttgart without a car is to train which takes 4 h 20 min and costs .

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The train from Leipzig Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf takes 4 h 20 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Stuttgart is to train which takes 4 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 43 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The quickest flight from Leipzig Airport to Stuttgart Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Leipzig to Stuttgart is 477 km. It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to drive from Leipzig to Stuttgart.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Leipzig Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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  • Distance: 227.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Leipzig to Stuttgart every 3 hours. Tickets cost $100 - $160 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Leipzig to Stuttgart 6 times a week. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Leipzig to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Leipzig to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Leipzig to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
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 Leipzig Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
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
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 Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $45
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 Leipzig to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $25
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 Leipzig 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 Leipzig to Leipzig Airport is to train which takes 11 min and costs .

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