Travel from Stuttgart to Essen

Bus or train from Stuttgart to Essen?

German Railways (DB) operates a train from Stuttgart to Essen hourly. Tickets cost $90 - $130 and the journey takes 3 h 6 min. Alternatively, Deinbus operates a bus from Stuttgart to Essen twice a week. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 20 min. 2 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from Stuttgart to Essen

From Stuttgart Hbf train to Essen Hbf. 3 h 6 min 92€. From Stuttgart bus to Düsseldorf then bus to Essen. 7 h 33 min 50€. From Stuttgart Hbf (tief) train to Region Stuttgart, Stuttgart North then bus to Essen. 8 h 42 min 38€. From Stuttgart rideshare to Essen. 5 h 11 min 21€. From Stuttgart drive to Essen. 3 h 54 min 55€. From Stuttgart Hbf (tief) train to Stuttgart airport, fly to Dusseldorf airport, train to Düsseldorf Hbf, then train to Essen. 3 h 33 min 81€. From Stuttgart Hbf (tief) train to Stuttgart airport, fly to Muenster airport, taxi to Greven, train to Münster(Westf)Hbf, then train to Essen. 4 h 51 min 169€. From Stuttgart Hbf (tief) train to Stuttgart airport, fly to Frankfurt airport, then train to Essen. 4 h 37 min 146€.