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Stuttgart-Plauen Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Stuttgart to Plauen. Traveling by train from Stuttgart to Plauen usually takes around 9 hours, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train can make the trip in 8 hours and 22 minutes.

Distance178 mi (286 km)
Fastest train8h 0m
Lowest price€68.01
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Stuttgart to Plauen?

2 train services operate from Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg to Plauen, Saxony. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn110h 14m€94.56
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company18h 23m€68.01

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Stuttgart and Plauen is approximately 178 miles, or 286 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 22 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 Plauen 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 Thursday 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 21:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. 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 Plauen?

Trains leave the station in Stuttgart twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Plauen to Stuttgart. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Stuttgart to Plauen for €24.47.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Stuttgart?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Stuttgart.

Where is the train station in Plauen?

Arrival stations

Plauen receives travelers from Stuttgart at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Plauen:

  • Reichenbacher Str. 34

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