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Cologne to Stuttgart by bus

The journey from Cologne to Stuttgart by bus is 178.87 mi and takes 10 hr 59 min. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 8:15 AM and the last at 11:25 PM. It is possible to travel from Cologne to Stuttgart by bus for as little as $16.75 or as much as $77.06. The best price for this journey is $16.75.

Lowest Price$16.75
Journey Duration10 hr 59 min
Connection per Day6
Lowest Price$16.75
Highest Price$77.06
First Departure8:15 AM
Last Departure11:25 PM
Distance178.87 mi
DepartureCologne
ArrivalStuttgart
CarriersBlaBlaCar Bus, FlixTrain

Cologne to Stuttgart Bus Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Cologne to Stuttgart by bus?

When you're traveling from Cologne to Stuttgart, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $34.91. You might be able to find prices as low as $16.75, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Cologne to Stuttgart. On average, though, you'll pay about $34.91 for a bus ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

How long will it take me to travel from Cologne to Stuttgart by bus?

Traveling from Cologne to Stuttgart by bus will usually take 10 hr 59 min. This journey covers a distance of 178.87 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 10 hr 59 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey from Cologne to Stuttgart covers a distance of 178.87 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 10 hr 59 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 5 hr 4 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Cologne to Stuttgart faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the departures from Cologne to Stuttgart?

The first journey of the day departs from Cologne at 8:15 AM. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 11:25 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Cologne and Stuttgart. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side. The first journey of the night departs from Cologne at 8:15 AM. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 11:25 PM. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Cologne and Stuttgart. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

How many journeys from Cologne to Stuttgart take place each day?

If you want to get from Cologne to Stuttgart, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 6 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 3 direct journeys between Cologne and Stuttgart. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 3 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Cologne to Stuttgart. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Cologne to Stuttgart
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cologne to Stuttgart.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Cologne to Stuttgart, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Cologne to Stuttgart.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $15.37 to $53.90 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 71% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Cologne to Stuttgart

The cheapest Cologne - Stuttgart bus tickets can be found for as low as $28.00 if you’re lucky, or $37.19 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $48.46.

Find the best day to travel to Stuttgart by bus

When travelling to Stuttgart by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Established in 2018, BlaBlaCar Bus was born out of BlaBlaCar's acquisition of OUIBUS in November of that same year. The company officially launched in June 2019 and has since been offering long-distance bus services across Europe. Initially known as BlaBlaBus, the company went on to adopt the name Ouibus, before finally deciding on its present name, BlaBlaCar Bus. BlaBlaCar Bus operates a network of routes that link several cities, including Aix-en-Provence, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, Genoa, Lille, London, Lyon, Marseille, Milan, Nice, Paris, Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, San Sebastián, and Turin.

Flixtrain is a European low-cost passenger rail service that offers affordable and comfortable train travel to various destinations across Germany. It is owned and operated by FlixMobility, the parent company of FlixBus, which is a popular bus transportation service in Europe. Flixtrain operates on several routes, including Berlin to Stuttgart, Berlin to Cologne, and Hamburg to Cologne, among others.

Ticket types and facilities from Cologne to Stuttgart

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by FlixTrain when traveling from Cologne to Stuttgart.

Standard

A standard ticket on FlixTrain is a regular ticket / second class ticket. Flixtrain standard ticket offers you a comfortable seat, guaranteed Wi-Fi, access to power outlets, and one carry-on and one checked luggage with size restrictions.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Connect effortlessly on FlixTrain and enjoy free WiFi, whether you're catching up on work, chatting, or simply browsing.
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Keep your devices charged and ready. FlixTrain seats come equipped with power sockets and USB outlets.
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For your safety and the comfort of everyone on board, FlixBus permits you to bring one carry-on bag that should fit under the seat or in the overhead compartment. You're also allowed one checked bag, but make sure you can load and unload it by yourself and store it in the overhead space or under your seat. Kindly ensure your luggage isn't bulky or poses a risk to others. Remember, it's up to you to keep track of your belongings during the trip.
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FlixTrain prioritizes comfort for all. Passengers with mobility concerns can book designated seats and utilize complimentary transportation for foldable wheelchairs and mobility aids. Reach out to FlixTrain for any assistance required.
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While FlixTrain doesn't offer onboard catering, you're welcome to bring along your own snacks and beverages.
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With FlixTrain, you can pack an extra piece of luggage, but it's a good idea to book early since train space is limited. Got sports equipment or a big musical instrument? They're welcome too, though an extra fee might apply. If you're cycling around, you can park your bike in specific areas for just 9 Euro, but ensure it's standard-sized and free of extra attachments. Remember to reserve a spot for your bike early, as space fills up fast
Services on board BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixTrain and FlixBus from Cologne to Stuttgart
Compare services on board when travelling from Cologne to Stuttgart by bus.
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Cologne to Stuttgart CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
20.15kg
Bus
21.59kg
Flight
57.57kg
Car
46.06kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Cologne to Stuttgart?
A bus ticket from Cologne to Stuttgart is $34.91. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $16.75.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Cologne to Stuttgart?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Cologne to Stuttgart is $16.75. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Cologne and Stuttgart by bus?
Cologne to Stuttgart is 178.87 mi.
How long does the bus between Cologne and Stuttgart take?
Cologne to Stuttgart is on average 10 hr 59 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hr 4 min.
Which companies operate from Cologne to Stuttgart?
The bus journey from Cologne to Stuttgart is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: BlaBlaCar Bus, FlixTrain and FlixBus.
How many bus connections per day go from Cologne to Stuttgart?
Cologne to Stuttgart has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Cologne to Stuttgart leave?
The earliest bus from Cologne to Stuttgart departs at 8:15 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Cologne to Stuttgart depart?
The latest bus from Cologne to Stuttgart departs at 11:25 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Cologne to Stuttgart in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $16.75 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Cologne to Stuttgart?
There are on average 3 direct connection(s) from Cologne to go to Stuttgart.
What's the fastest journey time between Cologne to Stuttgart by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Cologne and Stuttgart is 5 hr 4 min.
Is there a direct bus from Cologne to Stuttgart?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Cologne and Stuttgart.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cologne to Stuttgart by bus?
The bus journey from Cologne to Stuttgart creates 21.59kg of CO2 emissions.

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