How to travel from London to Stuttgart

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from London to Stuttgart

You can get from London to Stuttgart by train, bus or flight.

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To get from London to Stuttgart on Dec 03 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from London to Stuttgart

distanceDistance451 miles (728 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$26 - $419
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $26 (€23) • 8 h 2 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $419 (€376) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus or Austrian Airlines

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 451 miles (728 km) between London and Stuttgart. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $26 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus or Austrian Airlines among others. Travelers can even take a direct from London to Stuttgart.

How to travel from London to Stuttgart

Popular among fast car fanatics, Stuttgart accommodates different people, making them feel right at home. You can take various trips from London to Stuttgart, whether a day trip to get the car of your dreams or a long vacation to enjoy the modern city. From London to Stuttgart trip is about 451 miles (728 km), with travel options including flights, trains, and buses.

The travel time from London to Stuttgart will depend on the mode of transit you book. The duration can be as short as 1h 40min, if you use a flight, to around 20h if you take the bus. All three modes of transit provide daily departures from London to Stuttgart. However, the frequency of the daily departures will depend on your mode of travel.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Stuttgart?

The cheapest way to get from London to Stuttgart is by the use of buses. There is only one daily bus that leaves London, Victoria Coach Station. Only late evening buses are available to Stuttgart from London, at 9:30 p.m. on the weekdays and 10:00 p.m. on the weekends. The weekday bus will arrive at Stuttgart, Echterdingen Flughafen/messe station, while the weekend bus arrives at Stuttgart Airport Busterminal (SAB). Most of the weekend bus journeys are direct journeys saving you from changeovers en route. The duration of a direct bus journey takes about 18h 5min.

However, most weekday journeys have one transfer at Paris, which takes 3h 25min, bringing your total journey time to 20h 45min. BlaBlaCar Bus and Union Ivkoni International are the main bus company providers operating the London to Stuttgart route. In addition to booking cheap bus tickets, you can save more by booking your ticket in advance and being flexible with your departure dates from London. You can also book tickets using the Omio app, which gives discounts to travelers like students and seniors.

What is the fastest way to travel from London to Stuttgart?

If you want to save time, a flight from London to Stuttgart will have you in the air for about 1h 40min for direct flights or longer if it includes a layover. There are two departure airports for London to Stuttgart flights, London City Airport (LCY) or London Heathrow Airport (LHR), while Stuttgart Airport (STR) is the primary arrival airport. There are at least five daily flights to Stuttgart from London, two of them being direct and the rest with a layover.

All flights from LCY are layover flights with the layover at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS). You can only get direct flight tickets at LHR. Stopover flights from LHR have a layover at either Paris (CDG) or Frankfurt (FRA). The layover can be as short as 1h 15min to as long as 24h 5min, increasing your travel time to 26h 35min. Lufthansa, Air France, KLM, and Eurowings are the main flight providers to Stuttgart from London.

Find the best tickets from London to Stuttgart and book with Omio

Plan your London to Stuttgart trip efficiently with the help of Omio. By downloading the Omio app, you can compare all transits to Stuttgart from London and book your most suitable option. We also help you save time by specifying the most convenient transportation means for your trip. By planning your trip using Omio, you reap benefits like booking your tickets from the comfort of your home and scanning all your travel options at a glance. You can also access the Omio magazine, Window Seat, which will enlighten you on how best to plan for your Stuttgart trip.

Stuttgart Castle Square Tourists. Source: Shutterstock

Trains from London to Stuttgart

Booking a train is another cost-effective way of getting from London to Stuttgart. The travel time from London to Stuttgart using trains is about 7h on average, making them faster than buses. Trains may fail to have daily connections for this route.

However, you will be able to get at least two and up to six daily connections on most days. There are morning and afternoon departures with Eurostar and Deutsche Bahn (DB) as the main train company providers for this route. Trains depart from London St Pancras International for Stuttgart hbf station and usually have one to four transfers en route. You can walk to Stuttgart hbf from the city center or take a taxi.

Train travel from London to Stuttgart

Both Eurostar and DB operate between the same stations in both London and Stuttgart. The two companies work together to get you to Stuttgart. Eurostar usually operates the first part of your journey, then DB takes over when you make your first transfer at Brussels-Midi. DB operates most of your journey to Stuttgart with additional transfers at Cologne, Koblenz, or Mannheim.

Buses from London to Stuttgart

The bus is the cheapest option to travel from London to Stuttgart. Union Ivkoni International and BlaBlaCar Bus are the main service providers for buses to Stuttgart from London. Only one daily departure for Stuttgart is available in the late evenings. Union Ivkoni International offers direct trips, which take just over 18 hours, while BlaBlaCar’s 29h 55min trips have one transfer at Paris. The departing and arrival stations are London, Victoria Coach Station and Stuttgart, Echterdingen Flughafen/messe station, respectively. Echterdingen Flughafen/messe is accessible by bus, the subway, or taxi.

Traveling by bus from London to Stuttgart

Union Ivkoni International mainly operates buses during the weekend. It also offers direct bus journeys with a duration of 18h 5min, while BlaBlaCar only has changeover journeys which can be 29h 55min long. BlaBlaCar Bus departs from London Victoria Coach Station for Stuttgart, Echterdingen Flughafen/messe, while Ivkoni departs for Stuttgart Airport Busterminal (SAB).

Stuttgart Schillers Square. Source: Shutterstock

Flights from London to Stuttgart

Flight journeys from London to Stuttgart are cheap and fast, taking about 1h 40min. There are at least five daily departing flights operated by Eurowings, Lufthansa, KLM, and Air France. You can only book direct flights with Eurowings since all flights by Lufthansa are layover flights with a stopover at Frankfurt (FRA). Most flights depart from LHR, with some from LCY with the primary receiving airport as STR. You can get to STR via train, the subway, or taxi.

Flying from London to Stuttgart

Lufthansa and Eurowings are the main airlines operating flights to Stuttgart from London. Both airlines mainly operate from LHR to STR and provide light, standard, and flex seats. Onboard amenities will depend on your airline and the type of seat you book. At flex, you will access more amenities compared to light or standard. Eurowings’ flight tickets are also cheaper.

To Stuttgart by train/bus/flight-travel tips

Baden-Wurttemberg’s capital, Stuttgart, is the right blend of modern and lively but small-town soul. The city is famous for the Mercedes Benz Museum that attracts car enthusiasts from all over the world. This city is the place to be for people from all walks of life who want to party, enjoy scrumptious Swabian cuisines, tour attractions, and learn about the history of Baden-Wurttemberg.

Whether you’re in Stuttgart for the nightlife, all-year-round festivals like the Stuttgart Summer Festival, or the traditional and famous Swabian eateries, you are bound to feel right at home. Enjoy an educative session of Baden-Wurttemberg’s rich history at the House of History or exceptional performances at the Stuttgart State Theater.

If you’re in Stuttgart for its scenic views, then head down to Stuttgart’s landmark that soars 712 feet (217 m) above vineyards and houses from where you can truly appreciate Stuttgart as a Swabian paradise.

Travel Tips: Travel from London to Stuttgart

Travel Tips: Travel to Stuttgart easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Stuttgart.

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Stuttgart, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from United Kingdom enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Stuttgart from London?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Stuttgart, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 11/6/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from London to Stuttgart.

The current restriction level for returning to London, United Kingdom from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter London, United Kingdom from Stuttgart, Germany?

Reentering United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to London from Stuttgart?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to London from Stuttgart here.

There are 4 travel options from London to Stuttgart: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel from London to Stuttgart is by taking a train with an average price of $26 (€23).

This is compared to other travel options to Stuttgart:

A train is $164 (€147) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from London to Stuttgart costing on average $190 (€170).

Taking a train is about $394 (€353) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $419 (€376) for this route.

The quickest way to travel between London and Stuttgart is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 40 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Stuttgart by bus can take on average 18 h 35 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 8 h 2 min.

You should expect to travel around 451 miles (728 km) between London and Stuttgart.

The average frequency per day from London to Stuttgart is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • Around 4 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from London to Stuttgart as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from London to Stuttgart:

  • Flights mostly leave from London Heathrow Airport and tend to arrive in Stuttgart Airport.
  • Trains from London to Stuttgart most often leave from London Victoria and arrive in Stuttgart Hbf.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Stuttgart:

  • You can travel to Stuttgart from London by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $190 (€170) with BlaBlaCar Bus from London to Stuttgart.
  • You can travel by plane to Stuttgart from London with Austrian Airlines, and you can find Austrian Airlines London to Stuttgart tickets for $419 (€376) on Omio.
Your trip from London to Stuttgart doesn't have to end in Stuttgart. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Munich. If you’d like to add Berlin, Paris or Munich to your London to Stuttgart tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Stuttgart today!

When planning your trip from London to Stuttgart, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $190 (€170) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $419 (€376) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $26 (€23) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from London to Stuttgart online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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