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Train  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Utrecht Centraal Ice

€92 - €146

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Bus, train  •  11h 6m

  1. Take the Bus from Stuttgart Airport to Eindhoven
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Utrecht Centraal Intercity

€33 - €59

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Bus  •  11h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart Zuffenhausen bus station to Frankfurt central train station N17 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt central train station to Utrecht Central Station 068

€35 - €44

Drive  •  5h 22m

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Utrecht 585.9 km

€70 - €110

Fly from Stuttgart, train  •  4h 29m

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

€76 - €265

Train to Frankfurt, fly, train  •  5h 7m

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

€80 - €280

Train to Nuremberg, fly, train  •  6h 26m

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

€94 - €295

Train to Zurich, fly, train  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zuerich Hb
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) ZRH - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

€123 - €287

Stuttgart to Utrecht by train

The train journey time between Stuttgart and Utrecht is around 5h 36m and covers a distance of around 562 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 57m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and Railjet, the Stuttgart to Utrecht train service departs from Stuttgart Hbf and arrives in Utrecht Centraal. Typically 53 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 36m
Fastest train time:
4h 57m
Train distance:
562 km
Trains per week:
53
Cheapest price:
€103
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:12
Last train departs at:
17:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stuttgart to Utrecht train schedules

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International entry into Netherlands from Germany

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Curaçao, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Venezuela are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Germany

  • 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 with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican
  • 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 with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Germany

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed 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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Utrecht is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Utrecht is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 18 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Utrecht is to bus which costs €35 - €45 and takes 11h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Utrecht is to fly and train which costs €75 - €270 and takes 4h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Utrecht. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Utrecht Centraal via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 33m.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Utrecht is 467 km. The road distance is 585.9 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Utrecht without a car is to train which takes 5h 33m and costs €90 - €150.

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It takes approximately 5h 33m to get from Stuttgart to Utrecht, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Utrecht 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 Utrecht is to train which takes 5h 33m and costs €90 - €150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €35 - €45 and takes 11h 13m.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Stuttgart to Utrecht train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Utrecht Centraal station.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Utrecht.
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  • Distance: 466.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 33m

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

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Utrecht via Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 5h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stuttgart to Utrecht via Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen, Stuttgart Zuffenhausen bus station, and Frankfurt central train station in around 11h 13m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €290
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €270
Flights from Nuremberg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €240
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €420
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €3500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €180
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€100 - €350
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 Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 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
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 Eindhoven Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €28
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€12 - €17
1st Class
€20 - €28
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€14 - €19
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 Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Go Ahead BW
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Stuttgart Airport to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
8h 38m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
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 Zuffenhausen bus station to Frankfurt central train station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt central train station to Utrecht Central Station
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€21 - €26
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Utrecht is 586 km. It takes approximately 5h 22m to drive from Stuttgart to Utrecht.

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