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

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Train  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hauptbahnhof R1 / ...

$12 - $40

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Stuttgart to Ulm 58.1 miles

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Ulm ZOB

$35 - $55

Night train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the night train from Stuttgart Hbf to Neu-Ulm Ice

$26 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Ulm 58.8 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Ulm is to rideshare which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 1 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Ulm is to train which costs 10€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stuttgart and arriving at Ulm ZOB. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Ulm Hauptbahnhof. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 3 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Ulm is 74 km. The road distance is 94.1 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Ulm without a car is to train which takes 1 h 3 min and costs 10€ - 35€.

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The train from Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hauptbahnhof takes 1 h 3 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Stuttgart to Ulm bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Stuttgart station.

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Stuttgart to Ulm train services, operated by Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS), depart from Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Ulm is to train which takes 1 h 3 min and costs 10€ - 35€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 1 h 19 min.

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  • Distance: 46 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 3 min

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

Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS) operates a train from Stuttgart to Ulm hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $16 and the journey takes 1 h 3 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Stuttgart to Ulm 4 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 19 min.

Train operators
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
vvs.de
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 Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Stuttgart Hbf to Neu-Ulm
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $43
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Stuttgart to Ulm ZOB
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Stuttgart to Ulm
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Stuttgart to Ulm bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Ulm ZOB station.

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Stuttgart to Ulm train services, operated by Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS), arrive at Ulm Hauptbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Ulm is 94 km. It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to drive from Stuttgart to Ulm.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Stuttgart and Ulm. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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