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There are 5 ways to get from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 16m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Schaffhausen Ic

SFr 55 - SFr 80

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Train, bus  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Tübingen Hbf 1-Y / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tübingen to Schaffhausen N42

SFr 18 - SFr 69

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Train via Singen(Hohentwiel)  •  2h 34m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Singen(Hohentwiel) Ic / ...

SFr 22 - SFr 123

Drive  •  1h 41m

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen 170.1 km

SFr 21 - SFr 35

Fly, train  •  3h 42m

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Zurich (ZRH) STR - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Schaffhausen

SFr 96 - SFr 356

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen is to drive which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 1h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen is to drive which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 1h 41m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Schaffhausen. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 16m.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Schaffhausen is 127 km. The road distance is 170.1 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen without a car is to train which takes 2h 16m and costs 50€ - 75€.

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The train from Stuttgart Hbf to Schaffhausen takes 2h 16m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Stuttgart to Schaffhausen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Schaffhausen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Schaffhausen is 170 km. It takes approximately 1h 41m to drive from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen.

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  • Distance: 127.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 16m

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Schaffhausen, Switzerland?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity operates a train from Stuttgart Hbf to Schaffhausen every 4 hours. Tickets cost SFr 55 - SFr 80 and the journey takes 2h 16m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 270
Train operators
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 Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Tuebingen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Tuebingen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Singen
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Singen
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 24
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Tübingen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 12
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Tübingen Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Tübingen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 12
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Swiss offers flights from Stuttgart Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 280+ hotels available in Schaffhausen. Prices start at SFr 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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