There are 9 ways to get from Stuttgart to Mechelen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice

$123 - $181

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Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim to Brussels, Brussels-North station N36

$38 - $63

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Bus Eurolines DE  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Bruxelles - North

$54 - $85

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Mechelen 342 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Brussels  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU

$126 - $331

Fly Stuttgart to Brussels  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Brussels (BRU) STR - BRU

$76 - $256

Train to Zurich, fly to Brussels  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Brussels (BRU) ZRH - BRU

$145 - $400

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Brussels (BRU) SXB - BRU

$135 - $380

Fly Stuttgart to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Amsterdam (AMS) STR - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal

$97 - $312

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Mechelen is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Mechelen is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 290€ and takes 3 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Mechelen. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Mechelen via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Mechelen is 419 km. The road distance is 547.2 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Mechelen without a car is to train which takes 5 h 25 min and costs 100€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Stuttgart to Mechelen, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Mechelen is to train which takes 5 h 25 min and costs 100€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 9 h 37 min, you could also fly, which costs 65€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 18 min.

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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 Mechelen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Brusel Nord station.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Mechelen.
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  • Distance: 261.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

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

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Mechelen via Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brusel Nord, and Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord in around 5 h 25 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Stuttgart to Mechelen 3 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $80 and the journey takes 9 h 9 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
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 Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $90
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Stuttgart to Bruxelles - North
Ave. Duration
9 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$50
High
$56
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Mechelen is 547 km. It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to drive from Stuttgart to Mechelen.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 1182+ hotels available in Mechelen. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Stuttgart Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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