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There are 8 ways to get from Stuttgart to Retie by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice
  3. Take the train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Turnhout Ic

€101 - €162

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  13h 56m

  1. Take the Bus from Stuttgart Airport to Antwerp
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Turnhout Ic

€30 - €47

6 alternative options

Bus  •  13h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart Airport Busterminal to Tilburg Station N93

€34 - €46

Drive  •  4h 58m

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Retie 531.6 km

€55 - €85

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Brussels, train  •  5h 53m

  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 Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Mol

€74 - €217

Fly Stuttgart to Brussels, train  •  6h 20m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Brussels (BRU) STR - BRU
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Mol

€96 - €202

Fly Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 47m

  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 Mol

€136 - €309

Train to Zurich, fly to Brussels, train  •  9h 8m

  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 Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Mol

€139 - €314

Stuttgart to Retie by train and bus

The journey time between Stuttgart and Retie is around 7h 44m and covers a distance of around 654 km. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 4m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Railjet, Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) and others, the Stuttgart to Retie service departs from Stuttgart Hbf and arrives in Retie Markt. Typically 36 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 44m
Fastest journey time:
6h 4m
Journey distance:
654 km
Services per week:
36
Cheapest price:
€112
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:02
Last service departs at:
17:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stuttgart to Retie train and bus schedules

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Conditions of entry into Belgium from Germany

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
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  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Russia, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Uganda, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Zambia and Zimbabwe
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Rules to follow in Belgium

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Mandatory

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Belgium 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 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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

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

The social distance requirement in Retie is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

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

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Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Retie is to bus which costs €30 - €50 and takes 13h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Retie is to drive which costs €55 - €85 and takes 4h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stuttgart to Retie. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Feuersee and arriving at Retie Markt via Universität, Stuttgart Airport Busterminal, Tilburg Centraal Station perron B and Turnhout Station perron 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 32m.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Retie is 402 km. The road distance is 531.6 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Retie without a car is to train which takes 7h 57m and costs €100 - €170.

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It takes approximately 7h 57m to get from Stuttgart to Retie, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Retie bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Stuttgart Airport Busterminal station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Retie is to train which takes 7h 57m and costs €100 - €170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €50 and takes 13h 32m.

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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 Retie bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Tilburg Station.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Retie.
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  • Distance: 402.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 57m

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

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Retie via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord, Turnhout, and Turnhout Station perron 2 in around 7h 57m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Stuttgart Airport Busterminal to Tilburg Station 5 times a week. Tickets cost €28 - €35 and the journey takes 9h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €400
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €470
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €440
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €400
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €360
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €390
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
€45 - €250
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €420
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 Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €95
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
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord to Turnhout
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €13
1st Class
€13 - €19
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Turnhout
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €15
Train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Mol
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €15
Train from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal to Mol
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €10
1st Class
€10 - €16
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €85
Premium
€75 - €110
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
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 Tilburg Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Stuttgart Airport to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Retie is 532 km. It takes approximately 4h 58m to drive from Stuttgart to Retie.

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Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 50+ hotels available in Retie. Prices start at €87 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 €3 - €6.

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