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You can pick from 2 daily train trips between Milan and Stuttgart. The average train journey from Milan to Stuttgart takes 7 hours and 43 minutes, but some Deutsche Bahn train trips are as short as 7 hours and 31 minutes.
|Distance||229 mi (368 km)|
|Fastest train||7h 31m|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn|
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Which train should you take from Milan to Stuttgart?
Deutsche Bahn is the one and only train line which connects Milan to Stuttgart. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Deutsche Bahn||2||7h 43m||$106.38|
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The distance between Milan and Stuttgart is approximately 229 miles, or 368 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 43 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 31 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 from Milan to Stuttgart 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 Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
The earliest train departs Milan at 11:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
Trains leave the station in Milan 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 Stuttgart to Milan.
The fashion capital of the world, Milan, is a busy city brimming with activities and lavish nightlife. In spite of its frenetic modern lifestyle, Milan is also blessed with some amazing landmarks, of which the Milan Cathedral should be given special attention. Considered the largest and most unique Gothic structure in Italy, the cathedral took about 600 years to build, and its impressive gothic details will amaze all fans of architecture. The roof of the cathedral itself is accessible, so visitors can climb up to marvel at the city’s skyline and see the cathedral’s details up close. Another spot to consider is the Santa Maria delle Grazie, which currently houses “The Last Supper,” a masterpiece by the legendary artist Leonardo da Vinci. For those who enjoy old books, the Ambrosiana Library & Picture Gallery houses a vast collection of artworks, as well as rare ancient manuscripts.
For a taste of the unique Milanese cuisine, you could consider the Gente di Mare in Darsena, which offers superb seafood. If you wish to enjoy great local pizzas, Pizzium - Via Vigevano offers great dishes.
Milano Centrale is the city’s main train station, offering access to international destinations such as Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich. The main bus station in Milan is Lampugnano, serving as the local hub for bus carriers like FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus and Union Ivkoni. The main airport in Milan is Malpensa Airport located about 32 miles northwest of the city center.
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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.
Where is the train station in Milan?
Main departure station: Milano Centrale
Milano Centrale is the primary railway station in Milan, welcoming 120 million passengers every year. This huge amount of traffic makes it the largest train station in Europe by volume. The station, built in 1931, is an opulent building with grand columns outside and glass-topped archways inside. It offers high-speed railway connections throughout Italy, plus numerous cross-border train lines. Amenities inside the station range from retail shops to restrooms and sushi restaurants to Starbucks. Connect to the metro in the Centrale subway station, and quickly reach some of Milan's top sights in just a few stops.
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Where is the train station in Stuttgart?
Main arrival station: Train Station
Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof is the main railway station in Stuttgart, Germany, and is a major transport hub in the city. Services that run from here include long-distance services to German cities such as Munich, Cologne, and Berlin and five daily trains to Paris. There are also frequent regional connections to the cities of Nuremberg, Konstanz, Heidelberg, and many others in Baden Wuerttemberg. In addition, the station has restaurants, shops, and amenities such as bakeries, cafes, ticket offices, and luggage storage. Plus, since the station is in the center of Stuttgart, there are plenty of other shops, eateries, and hotels are nearby if you have some time before your trip.
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