Stuttgart to Flensburg train

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Stuttgart - Flensburg Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

3 trains operate daily from Stuttgart to Flensburg. The train trip from Stuttgart to Flensburg is usually about 18 hours and 14 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest FlixTrain train can get you there in as little as 13 hours and 29 minutes.

Distance416 mi (669 km)
Fastest train13h 29m
Lowest price€33.00
Most frequent serviceFlixTrain
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What is the price of a train ticket from Stuttgart to Flensburg?

In the last month, €60.36 was the average price of a train ticket from Stuttgart to Flensburg. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 14 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €35.31 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices


Ticket prices for the train from Stuttgart to Flensburg 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 €51,

If you're thinking of traveling from Stuttgart to Flensburg during August, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of €97 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in August, is to book your trip well in advance.

Which train should you take from Stuttgart to Flensburg?

FlixTrain is the one and only train line which connects Stuttgart to Flensburg. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixTrain318h 15m€77.67
  • 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 3 daily trips to Flensburg from Stuttgart. The train usually departs from Stuttgart Central Station - FlixTrain in Stuttgart and arrives at Bahnhofstraße 50 in Flensburg after about 18 hours and 15 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Stuttgart and Flensburg is approximately 416 miles, or 669 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 18 hours and 14 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 13 hours and 29 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.

Trains departing from Stuttgart to Flensburg 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.

The earliest train departs Stuttgart at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 14:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 3 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 Flensburg to Stuttgart.

City Information


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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.


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Located close to the German-Danish border, Flensburg is a small town with a rich history and many notable cultural landmarks. The city is the home to the largest Danish community in Germany, and its beer is renowned throughout the region. Det Lille Teater, the local Danish theater, is a great spot to get a sense of the local community.

The Old Town quarter in the center of the city features many well-preserved buildings and a scenic waterfront at the tip of the Flensburg Fjord. Some buildings are centuries-old mansions and manors converted into museums, like Museumsberg Flensburg, home to an extensive art collection. Braasch Rum Factory Museum offers a slightly different perspective on Flensburg, where you can learn all about rum-making, and yes, they have rum-tastings!

Because it is one of the northernmost cities in Germany, most ground travel from Germany to Denmark, Sweden, or Norway passes through Flensburg. For example, intercity bus service with FlixBus is an affordable way to reach nearby destinations like Hamburg or Copenhagen. Train service on the Deutsche Bahn network makes further destinations accessible from Flensburg.

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 Flensburg?

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Main arrival station: Bahnhofstraße 50

Flensburg has one train station.

Train stations in Flensburg:

  • Bahnhofstraße 50

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