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There are 9 ways to get from Rotterdam to Stuttgart by train, bus, 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  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice

$125 - $197

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Bus, train  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Karlsruhe N93
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Interregio-Express / ...

$57 - $93

7 alternative options

Train via Düsseldorf Hbf  •  7h 19m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
  4. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice

Bus  •  11h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Stuttgart Oberturkheim

$64 - $88

Drive  •  5h 31m

  1. Drive from Rotterdam to Stuttgart 377.7 miles

$90 - $140

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Stuttgart  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Stuttgart (STR) AMS - STR

$58 - $255

Train to Brussels, fly to Stuttgart  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Stuttgart (STR) BRU - STR

$76 - $269

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Frankfurt (FRA) AMS - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf

$106 - $319

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Stuttgart  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Stuttgart (STR) DUS - STR

$113 - $241

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The cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Stuttgart is to bus which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 11h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Rotterdam to Stuttgart is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 230€ and takes 4h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rotterdam to Stuttgart. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam and arriving at Rohracker via Obertürkh. Bf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Stuttgart. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf via Utrecht Centraal and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 35m.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Stuttgart is 483 km. The road distance is 604.4 km.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Stuttgart without a car is to train which takes 6h 35m and costs 100€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 6h 35m to get from Rotterdam to Stuttgart, including transfers.

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Rotterdam to Stuttgart bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Rotterdam station.

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Rotterdam to Stuttgart train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Rotterdam to Stuttgart is to train which takes 6h 35m and costs 100€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 11h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Rotterdam to Stuttgart.
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  • Distance: 301.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 35m

What companies run services between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Stuttgart, Germany?

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Stuttgart via Utrecht Centraal and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 6h 35m. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Rotterdam to Stuttgart twice a week. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 11h 20m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Eindhoven to Venlo
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Utrecht Centraal to Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
eurobahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40 - $41
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 Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Rotterdam to Stuttgart Oberturkheim
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Stuttgart Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Rotterdam to Stuttgart bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Stuttgart Oberturkheim station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rotterdam to Stuttgart is 604 km. It takes approximately 5h 31m to drive from Rotterdam to Stuttgart.

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Eurowings, KLM, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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