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There are 7 ways to get from Stuttgart to Paris by train, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris l'Est Tgv / ...

€90 - €140

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Night bus  •  10h 11m

  1. Take the night bus from Stuttgart - Airport to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine BlaBlaCar Bus

€22 - €30

5 alternative options

Drive  •  5h 42m

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Paris Gallieni 621.7 km

€65 - €100

Fly from Stuttgart  •  4h 34m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Paris CDG (CDG) STR - CDG

€78 - €275

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  5h 7m

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

€77 - €230

Train to Zurich, fly  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zuerich Hb
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Paris CDG (CDG) ZRH - CDG

€120 - €287

Train to Nuremberg, fly  •  6h 51m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Paris CDG (CDG) NUE - CDG

€101 - €365

Stuttgart to Paris by train

The train journey time between Stuttgart and Paris is around 3h 25m and covers a distance of around 595 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 21m. Operated by TGV inOui and Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, the Stuttgart to Paris train service departs from Stuttgart Hbf and arrives in Paris l'Est. Typically 34 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 25m
Fastest train time:
3h 21m
Train distance:
595 km
Trains per week:
34
Cheapest price:
€90
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:51
Last train departs at:
18:54

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stuttgart to Paris train schedules

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Yes, entry into France is currently allowed from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paris is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Paris is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Paris is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from France.

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Paris is to night bus which costs €22 - €30 and takes 10h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Paris is to train which costs €90 - €140 and takes 3h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Paris l'Est. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 25m.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Paris is 500 km. The road distance is 621.7 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Paris without a car is to train which takes 3h 25m and costs €90 - €140.

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The train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris l'Est takes 3h 25m including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Paris is to train which takes 3h 25m and costs €90 - €140. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs €75 - €280 and takes 4h 34m.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Stuttgart to Paris train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Paris l'Est station.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Paris.
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  • Distance: 499.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 25m

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Paris, France?

TGV inOui operates a train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris l'Est 3 times a day. Tickets cost €90 - €130 and the journey takes 3h 25m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a vehicle from Stuttgart - Airport to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine once daily. Tickets cost €19 - €24 and the journey takes 8h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €290
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €250
Flights from Nuremberg to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €390
Flights from Nuremberg to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €140
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €230
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€80 - €250
Flights from Nuremberg to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €240
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €330
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Flights from Zurich to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Flights from Nuremberg to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €280
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 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €130
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 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
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 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Railjet
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
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Go Ahead BW
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Stuttgart - Airport to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Paris is 622 km. It takes approximately 5h 42m to drive from Stuttgart to Paris.

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Air France, Lufthansa, Swiss and KLM offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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