There are 6 ways to get from Munich to Stuttgart by train, bus, rideshare, car, subway 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  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...

$50 - $75

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Munich to Stuttgart 138.8 miles

$9 - $19

4 alternative options

Bus Eurolines DE  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from München Zob to Stuttgart

$40 - $60

Bus FlixBus  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport 027 / ...

$12 - $20

Drive  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Stuttgart 138.6 miles

$29 - $45

Subway, fly  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Stuttgart (STR) MUC - STR

$85 - $235

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Stuttgart is to rideshare which costs 7€ - 16€ and takes 2 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Stuttgart is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from München Zob and arriving at Stuttgart. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from München Hbf and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 17 min.

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The distance between Munich and Stuttgart is 191 km. The road distance is 221.8 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Stuttgart without a car is to train which takes 2 h 17 min and costs 40€ - 65€.

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The train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf takes 2 h 17 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Munich to Stuttgart bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from München Zob station.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Stuttgart.
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  • Distance: 119.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 17 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Munich to Stuttgart hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 2 h 17 min. TGV also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Munich to Stuttgart 5 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Munich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
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 München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
MVV
Phone
+49 89 41 42 43 44
Website
mvv-muenchen.de
Subway from München Marienplatz to München Nordfriedhof
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
mvv-muenchen.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from München Zob to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $20
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 Munich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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