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There are 9 ways to get from Stuttgart to Drachten by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
  4. Take the train from Zwolle to Heerenveen

$132 - $204

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Bus  •  15 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Groningen 217

$51 - $86

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Bus, train  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Arnhem
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
  3. Take the train from Zwolle to Heerenveen

$57 - $89

Drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Drachten 415.2 miles

$100 - $150

Fly to Groningen  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Groningen (GRQ) STR - GRQ

$131 - $498

Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7 h 8 min

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

$77 - $285

Fly to Muenster, train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Muenster (FMO) STR - FMO
  2. Take the train from Rheine to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Zwolle
  4. Take the train from Zwolle to Heerenveen

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Dusseldorf (DUS) STR - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
  4. Take the train from Zwolle to Heerenveen

$119 - $253

Fly to Bremen, train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Bremen (BRE) STR - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
  3. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Groningen

$112 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Drachten is to bus and train which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 11 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Drachten is to drive which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 6 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stuttgart to Drachten. However, there are services departing from Ruhbank and arriving at Drachten, Van Knobelsdorffplein via Plieningen Seemühlenweg, Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport and Groningen, Hoofdstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 7 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Drachten is 527 km. The road distance is 664.4 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Drachten without a car is to train which takes 7 h 56 min and costs 110€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 56 min to get from Stuttgart to Drachten, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Drachten is to train which takes 7 h 56 min and costs 110€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 15 h 7 min, you could also fly, which costs 110€ - 440€ and takes 7 h 56 min.

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There is no direct flight from Stuttgart Airport to Groningen Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Stuttgart to Drachten bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Groningen station.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Drachten.
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  • Distance: 329.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 56 min

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

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Drachten via Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb, Arnhem Centraal, Zwolle, Heerenveen, and Heerenveen, Busstation in around 7 h 56 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Stuttgart to Drachten 5 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 12 h 20 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Groningen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Stuttgart to Groningen via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Groningen via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Stuttgart to Groningen via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Muenster via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Flights from Stuttgart to Muenster via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Stuttgart to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Stuttgart to Bremen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Stuttgart to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Bremen
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Stuttgart to Bremen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Groningen via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Groningen via Zurich, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Stuttgart to Muenster
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Groningen via Zurich, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Groningen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
bahn.de
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 Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Zwolle to Heerenveen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Heerenveen
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rheine to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Rheine to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Blauwnet
Phone
0900-9292
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Hengelo to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Blauwnet
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Bus operators
Deinbus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Groningen
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Drachten is 664 km. It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to drive from Stuttgart to Drachten.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Eurowings, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Groningen Airport.

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There are 343+ hotels available in Drachten. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Stuttgart Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs 2€ - 5€.

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