There are 5 ways to get from Stuttgart to Trier by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Trier Hbf Re

44€ - 113€

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Rideshare  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the rideshare from Stuttgart to Trier 316.1 km

14€

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Kornwestheim to Trier, Trier train N36

20€ - 25€

Train, bus  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Heilbronn Hauptbahnhof Rb18 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heilbronn Central Train Station to Trier Central Train Station Varna - Luxembourg

42€ - 80€

Drive  •  2h 54m

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Trier 315.6 km

35€ - 55€

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Trier is to rideshare which costs 14€ and takes 3h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Trier is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Trier. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Trier Hbf via Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 28m.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Trier is 213 km. The road distance is 315.6 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Trier without a car is to train which takes 4h 28m and costs 40€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Stuttgart to Trier, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Trier train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Trier is to train which takes 4h 28m and costs 40€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 25€ and takes 6h 17m.

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Stuttgart to Trier train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Trier Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Trier is 316 km. It takes approximately 2h 54m to drive from Stuttgart to Trier.

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  • Distance: 213.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 28m

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Trier, Germany?

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Trier via Mannheim Hbf in around 4h 28m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Stuttgart, Kornwestheim to Trier, Trier train 3 times a day. Tickets cost 17€ - 21€ and the journey takes 5h 5m.

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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heilbronn Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Mannheim Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Heilbronn Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 30€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 41€
1st Class
31€ - 36€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
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 Mannheim Hbf to Trier Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heilbronn Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 13€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heilbronn Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Abellio
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, Kornwestheim to Trier, Trier train
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Heilbronn Central Train Station to Trier Central Train Station
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Karat-S
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Stuttgart to Trier
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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