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There are 10 ways to get from Stuttgart to Kortrijk by train, bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Courtrai / Kortrijk Ic / ...

106€ - 165€

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Bus and ferry, train  •  14h 28m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Stuttgart Airport to Gent
  2. Take the train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Courtrai / Kortrijk Ic / ...

34€ - 49€

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Bus, train  •  11h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart Airport Busterminal to Brussels-North train station N136 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Courtrai / Kortrijk Ic / ...

41€ - 55€

Drive  •  5h 55m

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Kortrijk 658.6 km

70€ - 110€

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Brussels, train  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Courtrai / Kortrijk

96€ - 312€

Fly Stuttgart to Brussels, train  •  5h 52m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Brussels (BRU) STR - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Courtrai / Kortrijk

62€ - 217€

Train to Zurich, fly to Brussels, train  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zuerich Hb
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Brussels (BRU) ZRH - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Courtrai / Kortrijk

149€ - 339€

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Lille Lesquin  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Lille Lesquin (LIL) SXB - LIL

124€ - 322€

Fly Stuttgart to Paris CDG, train  •  6h 51m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Paris CDG (CDG) STR - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Lille Europe

123€ - 283€

Fly Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 50m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) STR - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Courtrai / Kortrijk

119€ - 332€

Stuttgart to Kortrijk by trains

The train journey time between Stuttgart and Kortrijk is around 5h 51m and covers a distance of around 650 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 24m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Hungarian Railways (MÁV), Railjet and others, the Stuttgart to Kortrijk train service departs from Stuttgart Hbf and arrives in Courtrai / Kortrijk. Typically 50 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 51m
Fastest train time:
5h 24m
Trains per week:
50
Cheapest price:
117€
Carbon emissions:
34 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:49
Last train departs at:
17:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stuttgart to Kortrijk train schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kortrijk is 800 14689.

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Kortrijk is to bus and ferry and train which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 14h 28m.

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The fastest way to get from Stuttgart to Kortrijk is to train and fly which takes 5h 25m and costs 95€ - 320€.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Kortrijk. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Courtrai / Kortrijk via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 31m.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Kortrijk is 481 km. The road distance is 658.6 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Kortrijk without a car is to train which takes 6h 31m and costs 100€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 6h 31m to get from Stuttgart to Kortrijk, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Stuttgart to Kortrijk train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), arrive at Courtrai / Kortrijk station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Kortrijk is 659 km. It takes approximately 5h 55m to drive from Stuttgart to Kortrijk.

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  • Distance: 481.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 31m

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Kortrijk, Belgium?

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Kortrijk via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 6h 31m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 360€
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 500€
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
240€ - 460€
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 320€
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 320€
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 550€
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
210€ - 550€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 360€
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 430€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 410€
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 360€
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 380€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 430€
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Strasbourg to Lille Lesquin
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
35€ - 470€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
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(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Railjet
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
1st Class
9€ - 13€
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 21€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
19€ - 21€
1st Class
27€ - 30€
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
16€ - 24€
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 Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 55€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Lille-Europe
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
50€ - 75€
Comfort
65€ - 85€
Premium
75€ - 110€
Bus operators
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 Airport Busterminal to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Stuttgart Airport to Gent
Ave. Duration
11h 38m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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