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There are 11 ways to get from Stuttgart to Rotterdam by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$127 - $188

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Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS N93

$39 - $70

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Train via Eindhoven  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven
  4. Take the train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal

$106 - $162

Bus Eurolines DE  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart Oberturkheim to Rotterdam

$61 - $89

Drive  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Rotterdam 377.9 miles

$90 - $140

Fly Stuttgart to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 26 min

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

$58 - $275

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Amsterdam (AMS) FRA - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$107 - $338

Fly Stuttgart to Brussels, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Brussels (BRU) STR - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal

$76 - $270

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Amsterdam (AMS) SXB - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$135 - $507

Train to Nuremberg, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Amsterdam (AMS) NUE - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal

$126 - $454

Fly Stuttgart to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Dusseldorf (DUS) STR - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal

$112 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Rotterdam is to bus which costs 30€ - 65€ and takes 11 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Rotterdam is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Rotterdam. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Rotterdam Centraal via Dusseldorf Hbf and Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Rotterdam is 483 km. The road distance is 604.6 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Rotterdam without a car is to train which takes 6 h 15 min and costs 110€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Stuttgart to Rotterdam, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Rotterdam is to train which takes 6 h 15 min and costs 110€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 65€ and takes 11 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Stuttgart to Rotterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Rotterdam.
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  • Distance: 301.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 15 min

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Rotterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Rotterdam via Düsseldorf Hbf, Dusseldorf Hbf, and Utrecht Centraal in around 6 h 15 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Stuttgart to Rotterdam twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 10 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $900
Flights from Nuremberg to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Nuremberg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
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
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 Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Nuremberg to Amsterdam via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Stuttgart to Dusseldorf via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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 Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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 Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Venlo to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Eindhoven to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$19 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $45
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 - $65
Bus operators
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 Airport to Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Stuttgart Oberturkheim to Rotterdam
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eurolines.de

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Rotterdam is 605 km. It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to drive from Stuttgart to Rotterdam.

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Eurowings, KLM, Lufthansa and Swiss offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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There are 577+ hotels available in Rotterdam. Prices start at $71 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€ - 5€.

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