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Train  •  1h 28m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Kaiserslautern, Hbf 62 / ...

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Train via Mannheim  •  1h 29m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf Re / ...

Drive  •  1h 55m

  1. Drive from Stuttgart Station to Kaiserslautern 193.1 km
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The cost-effective way to get from Stuttgart Station to Kaiserslautern is to drive, which costs €21 - €35 and takes 1h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart Station to Kaiserslautern is to train which costs €21 - €70 and takes 1h 28m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Kaiserslautern, Hbf. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 28m.

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The distance between Stuttgart Station and Kaiserslautern is 126 km. The road distance is 193.1 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart Station to Kaiserslautern without a car is to train which takes 1h 28m and costs €21 - €70.

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The train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Kaiserslautern, Hbf takes 1h 28m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Stuttgart Station to Kaiserslautern train services, operated by DB Fernverkehr, depart from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof station.

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Stuttgart Station to Kaiserslautern train services, operated by DB Fernverkehr, arrive at Kaiserslautern, Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart Station to Kaiserslautern is 193 km. It takes approximately 1h 55m to drive from Stuttgart Station to Kaiserslautern.

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  • Distance: 126.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 28m

What companies run services between Stuttgart Station, Germany and Kaiserslautern, Germany?

DB Fernverkehr operates a train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Kaiserslautern, Hbf twice daily, and the journey takes 1h 28m. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Kaiserslautern, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Kaiserslautern, Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Abellio
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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€18 - €28
Website
Railjet
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Bus
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB Bus
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Kaiserslautern, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
Bahn DE
Süwex
Website
delfi.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Kaiserslautern, Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €32
1st Class
€21 - €25

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