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Stuttgart - Mechelen Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 22 daily trains from Stuttgart to Mechelen. Traveling by train from Stuttgart to Mechelen usually takes around 10 hours, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 4 hours and 40 minutes.

Distance261 mi (420 km)
Fastest train5h 0m
Lowest price€137.68
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines1

Which train should you take from Stuttgart to Mechelen?

Deutsche Bahn is the one and only train line which connects Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg to Mechelen, Antwerpen. However, there are 22 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn2210h 17m€145.25

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Stuttgart to Mechelen 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 Stuttgart to Mechelen?

The distance between Stuttgart and Mechelen is approximately 261 miles, or 420 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 40 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 Stuttgart to Mechelen are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Tuesday 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 Stuttgart at 13:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 21:00. 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 Stuttgart to Mechelen?

There are 22 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 Mechelen to Stuttgart.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Stuttgart?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Stuttgart.

Where is the train station in Mechelen?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Mechelen than most cities. Most trains from Stuttgart will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Mechelen:

Train stations in Mechelen:

  • Muizen

  • -Nekkerspoel

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