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Trip Summary

You can pick from 2 daily train trips between Stuttgart and Frankfurt am Main. The average train journey from Stuttgart to Frankfurt am Main takes one hour and 48 minutes, but some FlixTrain train trips are as short as one hour and 30 minutes.

Distance95 mi (153 km)
Fastest train1h 30m
Lowest price£4.24
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceFlixTrain
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Stuttgart to Frankfurt am Main?

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Stuttgart to Frankfurt am Main was £4.28. This is a fantastic deal for train travel. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to Frankfurt am Main if you book your train tickets at least 17 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra £6.96.

Monthly average prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Stuttgart to Frankfurt am Main often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in November when the average ticket price is only £9,

If you're thinking of traveling from Stuttgart to Frankfurt am Main during July, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of £32 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in July, is to book your trip well in advance.

Which train should you take from Stuttgart to Frankfurt am Main?

FlixTrain is the one and only train line which connects Stuttgart to Frankfurt am Main. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixTrain21h 48m£6.45
  • Part of the FlixBus family, FlixTrain launched in 2018 to offer affordable and sustainable train travel in Germany. Its trains provide Wi-Fi, power outlets, air conditioning, onboard restrooms, and access to an entertainment portal full of movies, games, and music. In addition, each passenger gets a guaranteed seat, so you don't have to worry about standing in any aisles. FlixTrain operates 2 daily trips to Frankfurt am Main from Stuttgart. The train usually departs from Stuttgart Central Station - FlixTrain in Stuttgart and arrives at Frankfurt Süd Station in Frankfurt am Main after about 1 hours and 48 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Stuttgart and Frankfurt am Main is approximately 95 miles, or 153 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 48 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 30 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

Monday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Stuttgart to Frankfurt am Main. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Monday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Thursday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs Stuttgart at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 07:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Trains leave the station in Stuttgart twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Frankfurt am Main with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Frankfurt am Main to Stuttgart.

City Information

Stuttgart

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Though less recognizable than other German cities like Munich or Berlin, Stuttgart is no less fascinating to visit. Plus, since it's less famous than other destinations, you might find more authentic culture and less touristy prices.

Your first stop should be Schlossplatz. This palace square is located right at the city centre, in the shadow of the Baroque New Palace and the 10th-Century Old Palace. The square is a lively area, with events hosted year-round, most notably Stuttgart's Christmas market; check out our itinerary of 10 famous Christmas markets in Germany for more.

Got a car fan in your travel party? The famed Mercedes-Benz Museum celebrates the beloved German vehicle, and the Porsche Museum showcases legendary racing cars.

The Wilhelma Zoo and Botanical Garden will entice you with acres and acres of open spaces for everyone to enjoy, plus several thousands of different animal and plant species. It's on the grounds of another castle if you haven't seen enough German castles yet. Next, stop at the Markthalle to embrace your inner foodie and try a spread of international and local delicacies. The huge public market has over 33 stalls that offer all kinds of delicious goodies.

Deutsche Bahn, DB Intercity, and Railjet trains make it easy to reach Stuttgart from cities like Strasbourg, Zurich, and Frankfurt. Coach options abound, too, with FlixBus, Sindbad, Union Ivkoni and more providing routes in the area. Stuttgart Airport is only about 20 minutes outside of the city, so flying is definitely an option, too.

Frankfurt am Main

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Frankfurt is Germany's financial hub, home to the European Central Bank. This riverside city offers a variety of cultural and historical attractions scattered between its financial institutions and shops.

Your first stop should be Old Town, along the river Main. Once the centre of the city, the Old Town district is now the site of the Römer, or city hall, along a row of picturesque timber houses. Stop in Kleinmarkthalle, a bustling indoor market, to grab a sausage for a snack before wandering through some of Old Town's museums: Saalgasse, Dommuseum, and Museum für Moderne Kunst (Museum MMK) will get you started. Two of Frankfurt's most prominent churches, St. Bartholomew Cathedral and St. Nicholas Church, are also in the area.

Food is always delightful in Frankfurt. Several Michelin-star restaurants will entice you, including Restaurant Lafleur, Restaurant Gustav, Restaurant Villa Merton, and Carmelo Greco. If you prefer more affordable dining and lively nightlife, head to the Bahnhofsviertel neighbourhood near the city's train station.

The train station in Bahnhofsviertel serves national and international rail lines for Deutsche Bahn, DB Intercity, FlixTrain, vlexx, and Railjet. You can also reach Frankfurt easily on coach carriers like FlixBus and Sindbad. Plus, flying in and out of Frankfurt is a breeze, as the airport is one of the largest in Germany and the main hub for the Lufthansa airline.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Stuttgart?

Main departure station: Stuttgart Central Station - FlixTrain

There is one train station in Stuttgart.

All train stations in Stuttgart:

  • Stuttgart Central Station - FlixTrain

Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main?

Main arrival station: Frankfurt Süd Station

Frankfurt am Main has one train station.

Train stations in Frankfurt am Main:

  • Frankfurt Süd Station

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