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There are 12 ways to get from Stuttgart to London by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train via Paris  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris l'Est Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£180 - £419

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Bus and ferry  •  19h 10m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Stuttgart Airport to London

£33 - £45

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Train  •  8h 5m

  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 London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£168 - £429

Bus  •  18h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart Airport Busterminal to Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon N952 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to London, Victoria Green Line Station RegioJet

£37 - £50

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8h 45m

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

£213 - £250

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 19m

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

£146 - £249

Fly Stuttgart to London Heathrow  •  4h 40m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to London Heathrow (LHR) STR - LHR

£72 - £280

Fly Stuttgart to London City  •  6h 59m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to London City (LCY) STR - LCY

£104 - £400

Train to Frankfurt, fly to London City  •  5h 10m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London City (LCY) FRA - LCY

£109 - £899

Train to Frankfurt, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to London Heathrow (LHR) FRA - LHR

£72 - £409

Train to Zurich, fly to London Heathrow  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zuerich Hb
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to London Heathrow (LHR) ZRH - LHR

£91 - £338

Train to Zurich, fly to London City  •  7h 17m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zuerich Hb
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to London City (LCY) ZRH - LCY

£103 - £508

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to London is to bus and ferry which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 19h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to London is to fly which costs 80€ - 330€ and takes 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stuttgart to London. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Feuersee and arriving at London via Universität and Stuttgart Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to London. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 7m.

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The distance between Stuttgart and London is 455 miles.

The best way to get from Stuttgart to London without a car is to train via Paris which takes 7h 7m and costs 210€ - 490€.

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It takes approximately 7h 7m to get from Stuttgart to London, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to London bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, depart from Stuttgart Airport station.

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Stuttgart to London train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to London is to train via Paris which takes 7h 7m and costs 210€ - 490€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 18h 26m, you could also fly, which costs 80€ - 330€ and takes 4h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to London.
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  • Distance: 455.2 miles
  • Duration: 7h 7m

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and London, England?

You can take a train from Stuttgart to London King's Cross via Paris l'Est and Paris Nord in around 7h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stuttgart to London Victoria via Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe, Stuttgart Airport Busterminal, and Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon in around 18h 26m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£35 - £190
Flights from Stuttgart to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £230
Flights from Stuttgart to London City via Venice
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£60 - £270
Flights from Stuttgart to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
£180 - £330
Flights from Stuttgart to London City via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
£55 - £260
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £190
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £2,500
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
£50 - £150
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £220
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £600
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £480
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£110 - £220
Flights from Stuttgart to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £300
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£130 - £360
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £3,200
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £220
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £220
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £210
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£100 - £340
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£120 - £410
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
£60 - £220
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £480
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£50 - £3,200
Train operators
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 Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£80 - £110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£80 - £95
1st Class
£90 - £110
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 Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£85 - £120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£60 - £85
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£100 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £300
Standard
£100 - £120
Standard Premier
£140 - £180
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £300
Standard
£85 - £110
Standard Premier
£120 - £160
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
£23 - £35
Website
Railjet
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
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
£50 - £70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£20 - £25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Luxembourg, P+R Bouillon to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
RegioJet
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Stuttgart Airport to London
Ave. Duration
17h 4m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£29 - £40
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £130
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£65 - £130
Standard Car - Flexi
£110 - £150

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Stuttgart to London bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at London station.

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London is 1h behind Stuttgart. It is currently 5:10 AM in Stuttgart and 4:10 AM in London.

Stuttgart to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Air France and two other airlines offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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