|Distance||178 miles (287 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 13 min|
|Average train ticket price||$31 (€25)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Cologne to Stuttgart cover the 178 miles (287 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 13 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $22 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $31 (€25). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Stuttgart Hbf.
Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Cologne to Stuttgart from $22 (€18). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Cologne to Stuttgart train.
Train information from Cologne to Stuttgart with Deutsche Bahn:
These are Deutsche Bahn's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Cologne to Stuttgart:
Business and leisure travelers between the two major German cities can take frequent direct trains from Cologne to Stuttgart. With around 20 daily direct connections, passengers don't have to concern themselves with changes en route. Schedules begin in the early morning and offer trains roughly hourly until late at night. Journey times vary greatly depending on the service, but range from just over two hours to almost five hours .
Germany's national rail company Deutsche Bahn operates all the services from Cologne to Stuttgart. Trains on this route include high-speed ICE departures, slower IC and EC express connections and a night ICE service, with routes operating from Cologne Hauptbahnhof and Messe/Deutz stations .
The fastest options on the 204-mile route from Cologne to Stuttgart are ICE high-speed connections from Cologne Messe/Deutz station, taking two hours and three minutes to reach Stuttgart. Other ICE connections take up to 12 minutes longer. IC and EC express trains take around three hours and 30 minutes, while the late night departure takes four hours and 50 minutes to reach Stuttgart .
The Deutsche Bahn schedule offers around 20 daily direct connections to Stuttgart from Cologne. The timetable begins in the early morning and continues with roughly hourly services in the morning and afternoon. Evening trains are less frequent, with a final direct service providing an overnight connection to Stuttgart.
Departure train station: Passengers depart from either Cologne Hauptbahnhof or Messe/Deutz station. The city's main rail terminus is located in the heart of Cologne, close to the cathedral, with local S-Bahn rail connections across the city. Messe/Deutz station is a five-minute walk away, over the Rhine bridge, and is also served by S-Bahn trains. The main station has restaurants, left luggage storage facilities, a mini-market and free WiFi.
Arrival train station: Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof is where all trains will terminate. Located in the center of the city, Stuttgart's main station has connections on the S-Bahn and U-Bahn lines. Passenger facilities include a shopping mall, supermarket, fast-food diners, shower-rooms, left luggage lockers and bicycle and car rental desks.
Omio customers book a train from Köln Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Cologne.
The most popular arrival train station, Stuttgart Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Stuttgart.
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