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Train  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  3. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...

€245 - €575

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Bus  •  20h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton to Antwerp
  2. Take the bus from Antwerp to Kornwestheim N36

€74 - €102

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Train, bus and ferry  •  20h 25m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to Stuttgart Airport

€76 - €137

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9h 53m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Stuttgart

€258 - €319

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 1m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Stuttgart

€128 - €199

Fly Southampton to Stuttgart  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Stuttgart (STR) SOU - STR

€85 - €432

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Stuttgart  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Stuttgart (STR) LHR - STR

€106 - €394

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Frankfurt  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Frankfurt (FRA) LHR - FRA
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf

€129 - €403

Train to London City, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Frankfurt (FRA) LCY - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf

€131 - €554

Southampton to Stuttgart by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Southampton and Stuttgart is around 12h 23m and covers a distance of around 1177 km. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 34m. Operated by South Western Railway, London Underground (Tube), Eurostar and others, the Southampton to Stuttgart service departs from Southampton Central and arrives in Stuttgart Hbf. Typically 21 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
12h 23m
Fastest journey time:
9h 34m
Journey distance:
1177 km
Services per week:
21
Cheapest price:
€245
Carbon emissions:
62 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:55
Last service departs at:
14:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Southampton to Stuttgart train, subway and walk schedules

United Kingdom → Germany
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Conditions of entry into Germany from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
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  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Greece: South Aegean

This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Cyprus, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain and United Kingdom
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Rules to follow in Germany

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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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.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Germany.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 26 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Stuttgart is to bus which costs £60 - £90 and takes 20h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Stuttgart is to train and fly which costs £90 - £340 and takes 5h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Stuttgart. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf via Waterloo station, Euston Square station, London St Pancras Eurostar and Paris l'Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 26m.

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The distance between Southampton and Stuttgart is 794 km.

The best way to get from Southampton to Stuttgart without a car is to train which takes 9h 26m and costs £210 - £500.

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It takes approximately 9h 26m to get from Southampton to Stuttgart, including transfers.

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Southampton to Stuttgart train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Stuttgart is to train which takes 9h 26m and costs £210 - £500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £60 - £90 and takes 20h 2m, you could also fly, which costs £70 - £380 and takes 6h 44m.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Stuttgart Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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Stuttgart is 1h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 10:34 PM in Southampton and 11:34 PM in Stuttgart.

Map of how to get from Southampton to Stuttgart.
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  • Distance: 793.8 km
  • Duration: 9h 26m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Stuttgart, Germany?

You can take a train from Southampton to Stuttgart via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Warren Street station, Euston Square station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, and Paris l'Est in around 9h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Stuttgart via Antwerp, Antwerpen G. Le Grellelaan, Antwerpen Centraal Station perron 10, Antwerp, Kornwestheim, and Kornwestheim Pbf in around 20h 2m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Southampton to Stuttgart via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €330
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €290
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €320
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €2100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Stuttgart via Edinburgh, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €360
Flights from Southampton to Stuttgart via Glasgow, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €360
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €170
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €2400
Flights from London City to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €340
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €350
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Southampton to Stuttgart via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €330
Flights from Southampton to Stuttgart via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €420
Flights from Southampton to Stuttgart via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€100 - €400
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €260
Flights from London Heathrow to Frankfurt via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€170 - €440
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 19m
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 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €140
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
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€17 - €21
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
€17 - €21
Anytime Day 1st Class
€29 - €40
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
€10 - €15
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
€19 - €35
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
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Southampton to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
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 Antwerp to Kornwestheim
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
17h 3m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Ferry operators

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

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Loganair, KLM, Eurowings and British Airways offer flights from Southampton Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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There are 243+ hotels available in Stuttgart. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs £2 - £85.

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