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Trip Summary

There are 36 daily trains from Vienna to Stuttgart. Traveling by train from Vienna to Stuttgart usually takes around 7 hours and 55 minutes, but the fastest DB Eurocity train can make the trip in 6 hours and 31 minutes.

Distance331 mi (533 km)
Fastest train6h 31m
Lowest price€38.35
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines5

What is the price of a train ticket from Vienna to Stuttgart?

In the last month, €44.41 was the average price of a train ticket from Vienna to Stuttgart. This is a great price, especially considering the length of the route. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 19 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €93.74 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

€116€93€70€47€23MAMJJASONDJF

If you are trying to decide when to travel from Vienna to Stuttgart by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for March. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just €69 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Vienna to Stuttgart in December, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to €95 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Which train should you take from Vienna to Stuttgart?

There are 5 train lines with service from Vienna to Stuttgart. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 16 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Eurocity16h 32m€66.99
DB Intercity-Express17h 52m€124.73
Deutsche Bahn168h 5m€84.29
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company227h 49m€76.46
Non-federally owned railway company28h 39m€71.26
  • DB Eurocity

    DB Eurocity

    DB Eurocity train tickets from Vienna to Stuttgart start from €40, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 DB Eurocity schedules to Stuttgart. DB Eurocity in Vienna leaves from Wien Hbf . And in Stuttgart trains arrive at Train Station .

    From Vienna to Stuttgart train travel on DB Eurocity takes 6 hours and 32 minutes. If you are looking to get to Stuttgart faster, DB Eurocity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 31 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Eurocity offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Stuttgart.

  • DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express

    The most popular Deutsche Bahn ICE routes travel to Berlin, Cologne, Paris, and Munich. Seating is spacious with a good amount of legroom, and onboard amenities include complimentary WiFi, restrooms, and a restaurant car selling beverages, snacks, sandwiches, and hot meals. Unlike the rest of the Deutsche Bahn network, ticket prices on Deutsche Bahn ICE services are not based on a per-kilometer rate but on specific station-to-station links.

  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn EuroCity, or Deutsche Bahn EC, is a train service in Germany with regular service to Frankfurt, Hamburg, Zurich, Copenhagen, Berlin, Warsaw, and Munich. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity trains can be single or double-decker, but all are air conditioned.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Vienna to Stuttgart start from €38, and on average cost . Daily there are 22 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Stuttgart. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Vienna leaves from Wien Hbf . And in Stuttgart trains arrive at Train Station and 18 other train stations.

    From Vienna to Stuttgart train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 7 hours and 49 minutes. If you are looking to get to Stuttgart faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 31 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 29 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Stuttgart.

  • Non-federally owned railway company

    Non-federally owned railway company

    Non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Vienna to Stuttgart start from €46, and on average cost . Daily there are 2 Non-federally owned railway company schedules to Stuttgart. Non-federally owned railway company in Vienna leaves from Wien Hbf . And in Stuttgart trains arrive at Train Station .

    From Vienna to Stuttgart train travel on Non-federally owned railway company takes 8 hours and 39 minutes. If you are looking to get to Stuttgart faster, Non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 31 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Non-federally owned railway company offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Stuttgart.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Vienna 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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 Vienna to Stuttgart?

The distance between Vienna and Stuttgart is approximately 331 miles, or 533 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 55 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 31 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 departing from Vienna to Stuttgart tend to have the most passengers on Friday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Friday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Wednesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Vienna at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. 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 Vienna to Stuttgart?

There are 36 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Stuttgart to Vienna.

City Information

Vienna

Blessed with extravagant baroque structures and a romantic vibe, Vienna is the heart of Austria, and the country’s most famous destination. The pride of Vienna is the towering giant that is St. Stephen’s Cathedral, which has stood on the same spot for over eight centuries. The characteristically Gothic cathedral has withstood several wars that have befallen the city, and it is still able to keep its stunning beauty. After exploring the cathedral, don’t hesitate to take the chance to visit the catacombs, where victims of the Great Plague of Vienna were laid to rest. If you’re interested in art and history, check out the Museum of Fine Arts, which includes masterpieces by artists such as Titian, Velasquez, Van Dyke, and Reubens. For those who simply enjoy lounging around, the Schönbrunn Palace is a vast complex with plenty of green zones for picnics.

For those looking to try authentic Viennese goulash, Lugeck and Ofenloch are two famous establishments. For cheaper eats, try Motto in Weiden.

Vienna Hauptbahnhof is the main railway station in the city, offering access to other popular destinations such as Berlin and Munich. Vienna International Busterminal is the main bus station in the Austrian capital, serving carriers such as FlixBus. The city’s main airport is the Vienna International Airport, which is located just 11 miles southeast of the city.

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 center, 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. Bus 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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Vienna?

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Main departure station: Wien Hbf

Wien Hauptbahnhof is the central station in Vienna, located in the Favoriten district. The station is a relatively new addition to the city and is thus completely modern. The station features 12 platforms and 20 tracks for use by RailJet and Deutsche Bahn trains, among others. Local connections include bus lines and Vienna's subway, the U-Bahn. The station's main hall contains shops, food stalls, restrooms, and free WiFi in some areas.

All train stations in Vienna:

  • Wien Hbf

Where is the train station in Stuttgart?

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Main arrival station: Train Station

Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof is the main railway station in Stuttgart, Germany, and is a major transport hub in the city. Services that run from here include long-distance services to German cities such as Munich, Cologne, and Berlin and five daily trains to Paris. There are also frequent regional connections to the cities of Nuremberg, Konstanz, Heidelberg, and many others in Baden Wuerttemberg. In addition, the station has restaurants, shops, and amenities such as bakeries, cafes, ticket offices, and luggage storage. Plus, since the station is in the centre of Stuttgart, there are plenty of other shops, eateries, and hotels are nearby if you have some time before your trip.

Train stations in Stuttgart:

  • Train Station

  • Weilimdorf

  • Stuttgart-Rohr

  • Stuttgart-Vaihingen

  • Stuttgart Stadtmitte

  • Neuwirtshaus(Porscheplatz)

  • Stuttgart Universität

  • Stuttgart-Sommerrain

  • Stuttgart-Untertürkheim

  • Stuttgart Neckarpark

  • Stuttgart Nürnberger Str.

  • Stuttgart Schwabstr.

  • Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt

  • Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen

  • Stuttgart-Österfeld

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