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There are 5 ways to get from Stuttgart to Gelnhausen by train, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Gelnhausen

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Train via Frankfurt am Main

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart central station to Frankfurt Süd station
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Sued to Gelnhausen

Train via Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Gelnhausen

Drive

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Gelnhausen

Fly, train

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Frankfurt (FRA)
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Gelnhausen

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The most affordable way to get from Stuttgart to Gelnhausen is to train via Frankfurt am Main, which costs €18 - €24 and takes 2h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Gelnhausen is to drive which costs €28 - €45 and takes 2h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Gelnhausen. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Gelnhausen via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 18m.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Gelnhausen is 158 km. The road distance is 246.3 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Gelnhausen without a car is to train which takes 2h 18m and costs €29 - €85.

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It takes approximately 2h 18m to get from Stuttgart to Gelnhausen, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Stuttgart to Gelnhausen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Gelnhausen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Gelnhausen is 246 km. It takes approximately 2h 8m to drive from Stuttgart to Gelnhausen.

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  • Distance: 157.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 18m

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Gelnhausen, Germany?

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Gelnhausen via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf in around 2h 18m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €250
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
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Railjet
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
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Gelnhausen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Sued to Gelnhausen
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Stuttgart central station to Frankfurt Süd station
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
Flixtrain

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Lufthansa offers flights from Stuttgart Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Gelnhausen. Prices start at €87 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 €3 - €6.

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