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Stuttgart to Cologne train - cost & duration

Cheapest price€19.88
Shortest Duration2h 0m
Trips per day143
train carriers5
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How to book cheap Stuttgart to Cologne train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Stuttgart to Cologne is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Stuttgart to Cologne were €52.14. By booking 4 days out, tickets are on average €20.24 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Stuttgart to Cologne?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Stuttgart to Cologne by train is at 13:00 on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 02:00 on Wednesday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Deutsche Bahn from Stuttgart to Cologne has the most daily schedules

On average there are 143 train trips per day. Deutsche Bahn has the most options for departures from Stuttgart to Cologne, with an average of 126 trips per day and 506 monthly trips. 5 train carriers currently travel from Stuttgart to Cologne. Of the 143 trips there are 16 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Bus from Stuttgart to Cologne starts at €16.83.

5 carriers offer Stuttgart to Cologne train trips

Deutsche Bahn

Book Deutsche Bahn from Stuttgart to Cologne from €19.98. There are 126 Deutsche Bahn schedules from Stuttgart to Cologne and you can expect on average to pay €76.23 for a Deutsche Bahn ticket to Cologne. In Stuttgart, Deutsche Bahn departs to Cologne from Weilimdorf and 6 other stations. In Cologne, Deutsche Bahn arrives at Central Station and 4 other stations.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn from Stuttgart to Cologne takes 3 hours and 39 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn trip will get you to Cologne in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Deutsche Bahn offers 119 trips per day and you could expect to pay €63.09 for a weekend getaway trip to Cologne.

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3h 39m
Avg. Price
€76.23

DB Eurocity

Book DB Eurocity from Stuttgart to Cologne from €78.66. There are 1 DB Eurocity schedules from Stuttgart to Cologne and you can expect on average to pay €78.66 for a DB Eurocity ticket to Cologne. In Stuttgart, DB Eurocity departs to Cologne from Stuttgart Hbf and no other station. In Cologne, DB Eurocity arrives at Central Station and no other station.

An average trip on DB Eurocity from Stuttgart to Cologne takes 3 hours and 35 minutes, while the fastest available DB Eurocity trip will get you to Cologne in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

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Avg. Time
3h 35m
Avg. Price
€78.66

DB Intercity

Book DB Intercity from Stuttgart to Cologne from €19.88. There are 2 DB Intercity schedules from Stuttgart to Cologne and you can expect on average to pay €57.49 for a DB Intercity ticket to Cologne. In Stuttgart, DB Intercity departs to Cologne from Stuttgart Hbf and no other station. In Cologne, DB Intercity arrives at Central Station and no other station.

An average trip on DB Intercity from Stuttgart to Cologne takes 3 hours and 44 minutes, while the fastest available DB Intercity trip will get you to Cologne in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, DB Intercity offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay €19.98 for a weekend getaway trip to Cologne.

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Avg. Time
3h 44m
Avg. Price
€57.49

DB Intercity-Express

Book DB Intercity-Express from Stuttgart to Cologne from €19.98. There are 28 DB Intercity-Express schedules from Stuttgart to Cologne and you can expect on average to pay €92.14 for a DB Intercity-Express ticket to Cologne. In Stuttgart, DB Intercity-Express departs to Cologne from Stuttgart Hbf and 2 other stations. In Cologne, DB Intercity-Express arrives at Central Station and 1 other station.

An average trip on DB Intercity-Express from Stuttgart to Cologne takes 2 hours and 25 minutes, while the fastest available DB Intercity-Express trip will get you to Cologne in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, DB Intercity-Express offers 29 trips per day and you could expect to pay €74.10 for a weekend getaway trip to Cologne.

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Avg. Time
2h 25m
Avg. Price
€92.14

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Book Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company from Stuttgart to Cologne from €30.02. There are 3 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules from Stuttgart to Cologne and you can expect on average to pay €67.92 for a Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company ticket to Cologne. In Stuttgart, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company departs to Cologne from Stuttgart-Vaihingen and 2 other stations. In Cologne, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company arrives at Central Station and no other station.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company from Stuttgart to Cologne takes 4 hours and 38 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company trip will get you to Cologne in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay €30.02 for a weekend getaway trip to Cologne.

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Avg. Time
4h 38m
Avg. Price
€67.92

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 7 stations that have train departures from Stuttgart. Most train trips to Cologne will depart from Stuttgart Hbf, Weilimdorf, Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Stuttgart-Rohr, Neuwirtshaus(Porscheplatz), Stuttgart Universität, Stuttgart-Zazenhausen.
  • Stuttgart Hbf
  • Weilimdorf
  • Stuttgart-Vaihingen
  • Stuttgart-Rohr
  • Neuwirtshaus(Porscheplatz)
  • Stuttgart Universität
  • Stuttgart-Zazenhausen
Train trips arrive in Cologne at 5 stations, depending on which train line you are travelling with. Central Station, Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12, Köln-Worringen, Köln-Blumenberg, Porz-Wahn are the main train stations in Cologne for trips arriving from Stuttgart.
  • Central Station
  • Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  • Köln-Worringen
  • Köln-Blumenberg
  • Porz-Wahn