There are 5 ways to get from Stuttgart to Kehl by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Appenweier 5-Y / ...

19€ - 70€

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Bus  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Leonberg, Belforter Platz to Strasbourg Place de l'Étoile

10€ - 14€

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Bus via Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Kehl N91 / ...

15€ - 21€

Train, bus  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Freudenstadt Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Freudenstadt Hbf to Offenburg Bahnhof 721
  3. Take the bus from Offenburg Bahnhof/ZOB,Offenburg to Kehl Rathaus,Kehl 146 / ...

Drive  •  1h 25m

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Kehl 147.7 km

17€ - 26€

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Kehl is to bus which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 3h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Kehl is to drive which costs 17€ - 26€ and takes 1h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Kehl. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Kehl Bahnhof via Karlsruhe Hbf and Appenweier Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 40m.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Kehl is 103 km. The road distance is 147.7 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Kehl without a car is to train which takes 2h 40m and costs 19€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 2h 40m to get from Stuttgart to Kehl, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Kehl train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Kehl is to train which takes 2h 40m and costs 19€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 3h 25m.

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Stuttgart to Kehl train services, operated by DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg, arrive at Appenweier station.

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What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Kehl, Baden-Württemberg, Germany?

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Kehl via Karlsruhe Hbf, Appenweier, and Appenweier Bahnhof in around 2h 40m. Alternatively, RegioJet operates a bus from Stuttgart, Leonberg, Belforter Platz to Strasbourg Place de l'Étoile twice a week. Tickets cost 4€ - 6€ and the journey takes 1h 45m.

Train operators
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Hauptbahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Hauptbahnhof to Freudenstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 12€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
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 Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
29€ - 34€
1st Class
23€ - 28€
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Appenweier
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 15€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Freudenstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
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Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Appenweier
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Freudenstadt Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Ortenau S Bahn
Phone
0781/8059643
Email
tgo@ortenaukreis.de
Website
ortenaulinie.de
Train from Freudenstadt Hbf to Offenburg Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Ortenau S Bahn
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Stuttgart, Leonberg, Belforter Platz to Strasbourg Place de l'Étoile
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
RegioJet
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, Stuttgart Airport to Kehl
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
DB Suedwestbus
Website
bahn.de
Bus from Offenburg Bahnhof/ZOB,Offenburg to Kehl Rathaus,Kehl
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
bahn.de
Kehl
Phone
0781/8059643
Email
tgo@ortenaukreis.de
Website
ortenaulinie.de
Bus from Offenburg Bahnhof / ZOB to Kehl Rathaus
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Kehl

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Kehl is 148 km. It takes approximately 1h 25m to drive from Stuttgart to Kehl.

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