How to travel from Stuttgart to Hamburg

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from Stuttgart to Hamburg

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

Our recommendation

To get from Stuttgart to Hamburg on Dec 01 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:02AMStuttgart Hbf5h33 10:35AMHamburg Hbf
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02:22AMStuttgart Hbf6h34 08:56AMHamburg Hbf
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05:23PMStuttgart Hbf5h23 10:46PMHamburg Hbf
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07:51PMStuttgart Hbf5h45 01:36AMHamburg Hbf
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Travel Information from Stuttgart to Hamburg

distanceDistance332 miles (536 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$66 - $144
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $66 (€63) • 8 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $136 (€130) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 332 miles (536 km) from Stuttgart to Hamburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $66 (€63). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Stuttgart to Hamburg.

How to get from Stuttgart to Hamburg

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Stuttgart to Hamburg, 69,01% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Stuttgart to Hamburg and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Stuttgart to Hamburg

Travel Tips: Travel to Hamburg 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 Stuttgart to Hamburg.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Hamburg from Stuttgart. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Hamburg is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $66 (€63) compared to other travel options to Hamburg:

A bus is $70 (€67) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Stuttgart to Hamburg costing on average $136 (€130).

Taking a bus is about $78 (€75) less than taking a train, which costs on average $144 (€138) for this trip.

The fastest way from Stuttgart to Hamburg is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Hamburg that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Hamburg by bus can take on average 8 h 55 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 23 min.

You should expect to travel around 332 miles (536 km) between Stuttgart and Hamburg.

The average frequency per day from Stuttgart to Hamburg is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 13 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Stuttgart and Hamburg 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 Stuttgart to Hamburg:

  • Buses mostly leave from Stuttgart, Obertürkheim Bahnhof and tend to arrive in Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.
  • Flights mostly depart from Stuttgart Airport and arrive in Hamburg Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Stuttgart at Stuttgart Hbf and arrive in Hamburg at Hamburg Hbf.

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

  • You can travel by bus from Stuttgart to Hamburg with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Stuttgart to Hamburg tickets for $66 (€63) on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Stuttgart and Hamburg with Eurowings, and you can find Eurowings Stuttgart to Hamburg tickets for $136 (€130) on Omio.
  • You can go to Hamburg from Stuttgart by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $144 (€138) with Deutsche Bahn from Stuttgart to Hamburg on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Stuttgart to Hamburg with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct bus to Hamburg with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with 1 direct bus per day.
  • You'll find 13 direct trains a day to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain.

Direct services to Hamburg tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Omio customers who travel from Stuttgart to Hamburg often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Copenhagen or Amsterdam. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Hamburg and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Stuttgart to Hamburg, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $66 (€63) one way on average for this route.
  • A plane ticket costs $136 (€130) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $144 (€138) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Stuttgart to Hamburg tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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