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Cologne to Stuttgart train - cost & duration

Cheapest price€19.76
Shortest Duration2h 0m
Trips per day201
train carriers5
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How to book cheap Cologne to Stuttgart train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Cologne to Stuttgart is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Cologne to Stuttgart were €64.59. By booking 6 days out, tickets are on average €20.38 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Cologne to Stuttgart by train is at 15:00 on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 02:00 on Friday 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 Cologne to Stuttgart has the most daily schedules

On average there are 201 train trips per day. Deutsche Bahn has the most options for departures from Cologne to Stuttgart, with an average of 160 trips per day and 960 monthly trips. 5 train carriers currently travel from Cologne to Stuttgart. Of the 201 trips there are 15 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Travelling by Bus from Cologne to Stuttgart starts at €16.86.

5 carriers offer Cologne to Stuttgart train trips

Deutsche Bahn

Book Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Stuttgart from €19.76. There are 160 Deutsche Bahn schedules from Cologne to Stuttgart and you can expect on average to pay €78.72 for a Deutsche Bahn ticket to Stuttgart. In Cologne, Deutsche Bahn departs to Stuttgart from Central Station and 3 other stations. In Stuttgart, Deutsche Bahn arrives at Weilimdorf and 6 other stations.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Stuttgart takes 3 hours and 36 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn trip will get you to Stuttgart in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Deutsche Bahn offers 112 trips per day and you could expect to pay €84.82 for a weekend getaway trip to Stuttgart.

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Avg. Time
3h 36m
Avg. Price
€78.72

DB Eurocity

Book DB Eurocity from Cologne to Stuttgart from €26.06. There are 1 DB Eurocity schedules from Cologne to Stuttgart and you can expect on average to pay €57.64 for a DB Eurocity ticket to Stuttgart. In Cologne, DB Eurocity departs to Stuttgart from Central Station and no other station. In Stuttgart, DB Eurocity arrives at Stuttgart Hbf and no other station.

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

On weekends, DB Eurocity offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay €69.31 for a weekend getaway trip to Stuttgart.

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Avg. Time
3h 35m
Avg. Price
€57.64

DB Intercity

Book DB Intercity from Cologne to Stuttgart from €20.02. There are 3 DB Intercity schedules from Cologne to Stuttgart and you can expect on average to pay €53.26 for a DB Intercity ticket to Stuttgart. In Cologne, DB Intercity departs to Stuttgart from Central Station and no other station. In Stuttgart, DB Intercity arrives at Stuttgart Hbf and no other station.

An average trip on DB Intercity from Cologne to Stuttgart takes 4 hours and 7 minutes, while the fastest available DB Intercity trip will get you to Stuttgart in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, DB Intercity offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay €72.02 for a weekend getaway trip to Stuttgart.

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Avg. Time
4h 7m
Avg. Price
€53.26

DB Intercity-Express

Book DB Intercity-Express from Cologne to Stuttgart from €26.06. There are 36 DB Intercity-Express schedules from Cologne to Stuttgart and you can expect on average to pay €90.27 for a DB Intercity-Express ticket to Stuttgart. In Cologne, DB Intercity-Express departs to Stuttgart from Central Station and 3 other stations. In Stuttgart, DB Intercity-Express arrives at Stuttgart Hbf and 4 other stations.

An average trip on DB Intercity-Express from Cologne to Stuttgart takes 2 hours and 36 minutes, while the fastest available DB Intercity-Express trip will get you to Stuttgart in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, DB Intercity-Express offers 22 trips per day and you could expect to pay €95.51 for a weekend getaway trip to Stuttgart.

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Avg. Time
2h 36m
Avg. Price
€90.27

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Book Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company from Cologne to Stuttgart from €29.84. There are 31 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules from Cologne to Stuttgart and you can expect on average to pay €69.69 for a Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company ticket to Stuttgart. In Cologne, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company departs to Stuttgart from Central Station and 1 other station. In Stuttgart, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company arrives at Weilimdorf and 4 other stations.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company from Cologne to Stuttgart takes 3 hours and 32 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company trip will get you to Stuttgart in 2 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 45 trips per day and you could expect to pay €68.13 for a weekend getaway trip to Stuttgart.

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Avg. Time
3h 32m
Avg. Price
€69.69

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 4 stations that have train departures from Cologne. Most train trips to Stuttgart will depart from Central Station, Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12, Köln-Worringen, Köln-Blumenberg.
  • Central Station
  • Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  • Köln-Worringen
  • Köln-Blumenberg
Train trips arrive in Stuttgart at 7 stations, depending on which train line you are travelling with. Stuttgart Hbf, Weilimdorf, Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Stuttgart-Rohr, Neuwirtshaus(Porscheplatz), Stuttgart-Feuerbach, Stuttgart Universität are the main train stations in Stuttgart for trips arriving from Cologne.
  • Stuttgart Hbf
  • Weilimdorf
  • Stuttgart-Vaihingen
  • Stuttgart-Rohr
  • Neuwirtshaus(Porscheplatz)
  • Stuttgart-Feuerbach
  • Stuttgart Universität