COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply in Germany. Learn More.

There are 3 ways to get from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  1h 17m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

22€ - 75€

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1h 56m

  1. Drive from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) 203.8 km

22€ - 35€

Fly  •  2h 29m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Frankfurt (FRA) STR - FRA

85€ - 341€

Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) by train

The train journey time between Stuttgart Hbf and Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is around 1h 35m and covers a distance of around 184 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 17m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Austrian Railways (ÖBB), Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) train service departs from Stuttgart Hbf and arrives in Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Typically 184 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) train schedules

Stuttgart Hbf → Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level)
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

Rules to follow in Germany

1.5m

Mandatory

Travel within Germany

Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

COVID-19 help in Germany

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 116 117

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Germany.

Explore options for future travel

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

Explore travel options

The national COVID-19 helpline number in Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is 1.5 metres.

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

Last updated: 11 May 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1h 56m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is to train which costs 22€ - 75€ and takes 1h 17m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 17m.

More details

The distance between Stuttgart Hbf and Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is 152 km. The road distance is 203.8 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) without a car is to train which takes 1h 17m and costs 22€ - 75€.

More details

The train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf takes 1h 17m including transfers and departs hourly.

More details

Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

More details

The best way to get from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is to train which takes 1h 17m and costs 22€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 85€ - 350€ and takes 2h 29m.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

Search flights

Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

More details

Map of how to get from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level).
Launch map view
  • Distance: 151.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 17m

What companies run services between Stuttgart Hbf, Germany and Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level), Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 35€ - 55€ and the journey takes 1h 17m. Five other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Lufthansa flies from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) twice daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Train operators
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Railjet

Want to know more about travelling around Germany

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) is 204 km. It takes approximately 1h 56m to drive from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level).

Get driving directions

Lufthansa offers flights from Stuttgart Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

Search flights

Book your Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level) train tickets online with Omio.

Search and book

There are 1083+ hotels available in Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof (low level). Prices start at 75€ per night.

More details

The best way to get from Stuttgart Hbf to Stuttgart Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs 3€ - 6€.

More details