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There are 6 ways to get from Paris to Stuttgart by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 21m

  1. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...

90€ - 140€

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Bus  •  9h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Stuttgart - Airport Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Reims > Metz > Strasbourg > Pont de l'Europe - France > Pont de l'Europe - Allemagne > Karlsruhe > Stuttgart - Airport > Munich - Bus station

23€ - 29€

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Bus, train  •  9h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Baden-Baden N880
  2. Take the train from Baden-Baden to Stuttgart Hbf Ic / ...

54€ - 97€

Drive  •  5h 44m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Stuttgart 622.2 km

65€ - 100€

Fly to Stuttgart  •  4h 21m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Stuttgart (STR) CDG - STR

79€ - 334€

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 36m

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

87€ - 263€

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Stuttgart is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Stuttgart is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Stuttgart is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Stuttgart is to bus which costs 23€ - 29€ and takes 9h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Stuttgart is to train which costs 90€ - 140€ and takes 3h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Stuttgart. However, there are services departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Ruhbank via Echterdingen Flughafen/Messe and Plieningen Garbe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 37m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris l'Est and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 21m.

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The distance between Paris and Stuttgart is 500 km. The road distance is 622.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Stuttgart without a car is to train which takes 3h 21m and costs 90€ - 140€.

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The train from Paris l'Est to Stuttgart Hbf takes 3h 21m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Paris to Stuttgart bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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Paris to Stuttgart train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Paris l'Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Stuttgart is to train which takes 3h 21m and costs 90€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 29€ and takes 9h 37m, you could also fly, which costs 75€ - 340€ and takes 4h 21m.

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  • Distance: 499.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 21m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Stuttgart, Germany?

TGV inOui operates a train from Paris l'Est to Stuttgart Hbf 3 times a day. Tickets cost 90€ - 130€ and the journey takes 3h 21m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Stuttgart - Airport 4 times a week. Tickets cost 19€ - 24€ and the journey takes 8h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 700€
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
55€ - 270€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 200€
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
95€ - 140€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 390€
Train operators
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris l'Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
90€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 130€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris l'Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Baden-Baden to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Baden-Baden to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Baden-Baden
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Stuttgart - Airport
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Stuttgart Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Paris to Stuttgart bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Stuttgart - Airport station.

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Paris to Stuttgart train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Stuttgart Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Stuttgart is 622 km. It takes approximately 5h 44m to drive from Paris to Stuttgart.

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Air France and Lufthansa offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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There are 694+ hotels available in Stuttgart. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 5€ - 9€.

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