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There are 7 ways to get from Stuttgart to Brussels by train, bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice

€92 - €146

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Bus and ferry  •  12h 18m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Stuttgart Airport to Brussels

€24 - €36

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Bus  •  10h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart Airport Busterminal to Brussels-North train station N136 / ...

€34 - €40

Drive  •  5h 8m

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Brussels 566 km

€60 - €90

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  3h 28m

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

€80 - €241

Fly from Stuttgart  •  3h 55m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Brussels (BRU) STR - BRU

€51 - €226

Train to Zurich, fly  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zuerich Hb
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Brussels (BRU) ZRH - BRU

€133 - €288

Stuttgart to Brussels by train

The train journey time between Stuttgart and Brussels is around 4h 25m and covers a distance of around 562 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 1m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Hungarian Railways (MÁV) and Railjet, the Stuttgart to Brussels train service departs from Stuttgart Hbf and arrives in Bruxelles-Nord. Typically 50 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 25m
Fastest train time:
4h 1m
Trains per week:
50
Cheapest price:
€103
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:49
Last train departs at:
17:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stuttgart to Brussels train schedules

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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
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Brussels is 800 14689.

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

The social distance requirement in Brussels is 1.5 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Brussels is to bus and ferry which costs €24 - €40 and takes 12h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Brussels is to train and fly which costs €75 - €250 and takes 3h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stuttgart to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Feuersee and arriving at Brussels-North train station via Universität and Stuttgart Airport Busterminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Bruxelles-Nord via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 58m.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Brussels is 416 km. The road distance is 566 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 4h 58m and costs €90 - €150.

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It takes approximately 4h 58m to get from Stuttgart to Brussels, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Stuttgart Airport Busterminal station.

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Stuttgart to Brussels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Brussels is to train which takes 4h 58m and costs €90 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 10h 51m, you could also fly, which costs €50 - €230 and takes 3h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 415.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 58m

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Brussels via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 4h 58m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Stuttgart Airport Busterminal to Brussels-North train station once daily. Tickets cost €29 - €35 and the journey takes 8h 45m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €370
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €380
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€200 - €420
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €370
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€40 - €210
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(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Railjet
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 Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Stuttgart Airport Busterminal to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€29 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Stuttgart Airport to Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h 46m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Stuttgart to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels-North train station.

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Stuttgart to Brussels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Bruxelles-Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Brussels is 566 km. It takes approximately 5h 8m to drive from Stuttgart to Brussels.

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Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport.

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