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

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Train via Paris  •  7h 2m

  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

£185 - £447

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Bus  •  19h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London 1920

£43 - £60

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Train  •  8h 18m

  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

£181 - £450

Bus via Brussels  •  17h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Bruxelles - North
  2. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to London 140

£58 - £88

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

£225 - £268

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 18m

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

£98 - £185

Fly Stuttgart to London Heathrow  •  4h 35m

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

£53 - £200

Fly Stuttgart to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 43m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to London Gatwick (LGW) STR - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£82 - £238

Train to Frankfurt, fly to London City  •  5h 12m

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

£107 - £365

Train to Frankfurt, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 18m

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

£86 - £395

Train to Zurich, fly to London City  •  7h 12m

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

£115 - £404

Train to Karlsruhe/Baden Baden, fly to London Stansted  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden (FKB) to London Stansted (STN) FKB - STN

£47 - £233

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to London is to bus which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 19h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to London is to fly which costs 55€ - 230€ and takes 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stuttgart to London. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart and arriving at London via Bruxelles, Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 15m.

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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 2m.

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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 2m and costs 200€ - 500€.

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It takes approximately 7h 2m to get from Stuttgart to London, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to London bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Stuttgart 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 2m and costs 200€ - 500€. Alternatively, you can bus via Brussels, which costs 60€ - 100€ and takes 17h 15m, you could also fly, which costs 55€ - 230€ and takes 4h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to London.
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  • Distance: 455.2 miles
  • Duration: 7h 2m

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 2m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stuttgart to London Victoria via Bruxelles - North and Bruxelles, Nord in around 17h 15m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £700
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £700
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £1,400
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £490
Flights from Zurich to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£200 - £750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £330
Flights from Frankfurt to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £900
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £950
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £320
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£160 - £450
Flights from Frankfurt to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£180 - £440
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £330
Flights from Zurich to London City via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£80 - £330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £340
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £600
Flights from Zurich to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £280
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £190
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Karlsruhe/Baden Baden to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£21 - £180
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 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£85 - £120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£85 - £100
1st Class
£95 - £120
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£22 - £35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£27 - £32
1st Class
£22 - £27
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 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£90 - £130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £50
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 - £90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£21 - £30
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
Hourly
Estimated price
£100 - £320
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£280 - £320
Standard
£100 - £130
Standard Premier
£140 - £190
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£90 - £120
Standard Premier
£130 - £170
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
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
Twice daily
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
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Stuttgart to Bruxelles - North
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£35 - £60
Website
eurolines.de
Low
£38
High
£43
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to London
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£20 - £29
Website
Eurolines FR
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£8 - £15
Schedules at
deinbus.de
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to London
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
£5 - £50
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£6
2-bed inside cabin
£35 - £50

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Stuttgart to London bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at London station.

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London is 1h behind Stuttgart. It is currently 5:18 AM in Stuttgart and 4:18 AM in London.

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

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British Airways, Swiss, Eurowings and three other airlines offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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