The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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1 h 18 m
1 h 36 m
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Of the 51 trains that leave Frankfurt am Main for Stuttgart every day 30 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||94 miles (152 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 18 min|
|Average train ticket price||$18 (€16)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus or FlixTrain|
Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Stuttgart cover the 94 miles (152 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 18 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $18 (€16), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $9 (€8). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Stuttgart Hbf.
Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus trains will get you to Stuttgart from Frankfurt am Main from $9 (€8). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Stuttgart from Frankfurt am Main. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Train information from Frankfurt am Main to Stuttgart with Deutsche Bahn:
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost train companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance train at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight trains on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long train journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Passengers traveling between the two German cities will find rail travel a fast and convenient option. Up to 30 direct trains leave Frankfurt am Main main station headed for Stuttgart Hbf, taking as little as 1 hour 17 minutes to complete the 125-mile route. German provider Deutsche Bahn operates an almost round the clock service, giving passengers flexibility when planning their route.
A majority of the journeys along the route to Stuttgart are offered by Deutsche Bahn. Flixtrain also offers 1-2 direct trains, departing from Frankfurt, Süd Bahnhof. Indirect options are also available with some actually beating the direct trains in length. The Deutsche Bahn service with one change at Mannheim Hbf takes just 1 hour 18 minutes, just one minute longer than the fastest direct route.
The journey from Frankfurt am Main to Stuttgart is a short one. Passengers can expect to arrive in a little over an hour. Indirect options are available, with the shortest taking just 1 hour 18 minutes.
Each day, passengers can expect to choose from up to 30 direct departures. A majority of these services are operated by Deutsche Bahn, though Flixbus also operate up to 2 departures per day. There are numerous options for departure times, with Deutsche Bahn services continuing until past midnight.
Departure train station: All Deutsche Bahn services depart from Frankfurt am Main, while Flixbus leaves from Frankfurt Süd Bahnhof. Frankfurt am Main is just west of the city center and has 25 platforms across 5 departure halls. Passengers can use S Bahn lines 1-6, 8 and 9 or U Bahns 4 and 5 to reach the station. Frankfurt Süd Bahnhof can be accessed by S Bahn lines 3-6 and is just 10 minutes from Frankfurt am Main.
Arrival train station: Passengers will arrive at Stuttgart station, centrally located the station has great links to public transport, or travelers can take the short 10-minute walk to the city center. For onward travel passengers can use trams, U Bahns or buses to reach their next destination.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arriving in Stuttgart Hbf.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and need to travel around 9.3 miles (15 km) from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Stuttgart most often arrive at Stuttgart Hbf and need to travel around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from this train station to the city center.
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