There are 4 ways to get from Stuttgart to Kaiserslautern by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf Ec / ...

$40 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart North to Kaiserslautern N36

$12 - $21

2 alternative options

Train via Mannheim Hbf  •  1 h 51 min

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

$47 - $70

Drive  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Kaiserslautern 120.3 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Kaiserslautern is to bus which costs 10€ - 19€ and takes 4 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Kaiserslautern is to train which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 1 h 37 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Kaiserslautern is 126 km. The road distance is 192.5 km.

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The train from Stuttgart Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf takes 1 h 37 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Kaiserslautern Hbf. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 37 min.

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Stuttgart to Kaiserslautern twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 37 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Stuttgart to Kaiserslautern once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

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 Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $36
Bus operators
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 North to Kaiserslautern
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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