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Stuttgart-Frankfurt Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Stuttgart to Frankfurt?

Lowest Price$20.76
Fastest Train1h 17m
Trains Per Day29
Train Lines5

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Stuttgart to Frankfurt am Main right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Can you take a train all the way from Stuttgart to Frankfurt?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Stuttgart to Frankfurt. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from Stuttgart to Frankfurt?

In the last month, $40.33 was the average price of a train ticket from Stuttgart, BW to Frankfurt am Main, HE. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 1 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $7.84 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Stuttgart to Frankfurt?

The distance between Stuttgart and Frankfurt is approximately 95 miles, or 153 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 51 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 17 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Stuttgart to Frankfurt are the most crowded on Friday. 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 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. 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 Frankfurt?

There are 29 scheduled trains on most days. 13 of these are direct connections to Frankfurt. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Frankfurt to Stuttgart. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Stuttgart to Frankfurt for $16.45.

Which train should you take from Stuttgart to Frankfurt?

There are 5 train lines with service from Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg to Frankfurt am Main, Hesse. DB Intercity-Express is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 15 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Eurocity21h 42m$38.14
DB Intercity41h 42m$37.31
DB Intercity-Express151h 33m$45.42
Deutsche Bahn82h 12m$47.46
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company25h 56m$45.79

Where is the train station in Stuttgart?

Stuttgart has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Frankfurt:

  • Train Station
  • Stuttgart-Rohr
  • Weilimdorf

Where is the train station in Frankfurt?

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

  • Central Train Station
  • Frankfurt-Sindlingen
  • Frankfurt-Zeilsheim

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