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Trip Summary

There are 40 daily trains from Leipzig to Stuttgart. Traveling by train from Leipzig to Stuttgart usually takes around 5 hours and 30 minutes, but the fastest DB Intercity-Express train can make the trip in 4 hours and 19 minutes.

Distance227 mi (365 km)
Fastest train4h 19m
Lowest price£28.19
Trains per day8
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines4

Which train should you take from Leipzig to Stuttgart?

There are 4 train lines with service from Leipzig, Saxony to Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 31 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity17h 18m£36.99
DB Intercity-Express155h 14m£54.46
Deutsche Bahn315h 38m£54.71
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company18h 30m£42.25

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Leipzig to Stuttgart during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Leipzig to Stuttgart?

The distance between Leipzig and Stuttgart is approximately 227 miles, or 365 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 30 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 19 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Leipzig to Stuttgart are the most crowded on Thursday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Leipzig at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Leipzig to Stuttgart?

There are 40 scheduled trains on most days. 8 of these are direct connections to Stuttgart. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Stuttgart to Leipzig. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Leipzig to Stuttgart for £19.38.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Leipzig?

Departure stations

Leipzig has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Stuttgart.

Train stations in Leipzig:

  • Leipzig-Miltitz

  • Leipzig-Liebertwolkwitz

Where is the train station in Stuttgart?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Stuttgart than most cities. Most trains from Leipzig will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Stuttgart:

Train stations in Stuttgart:

  • Weilimdorf

  • Stuttgart-Rohr

  • Stuttgart-Vaihingen

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