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Dortmund to Stuttgart by train

The journey from Dortmund to Stuttgart by train is 203.65 mi and takes 4 hr 29 min. There are 6 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:45 AM and the last at 5:47 AM. It is possible to travel from Dortmund to Stuttgart by train for as little as $18.37 or as much as $112.80. The best price for this journey is $18.37.

Lowest Price$18.37
Journey Duration4 hr 29 min
Connection per Day6
Lowest Price$18.37
Highest Price$112.80
First Departure1:45 AM
Last Departure5:47 AM
Distance203.65 mi
DepartureDortmund
ArrivalStuttgart
CarriersDB - Intercity, National Express

Dortmund to Stuttgart Train Times

Departure date
Thursday, Apr 18, 2024

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Dortmund to Stuttgart?

On average, a train ticket from Dortmund to Stuttgart will cost you $41.56. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $18.37. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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When you're traveling from Dortmund to Stuttgart, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $41.56. 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 train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train 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 train 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.

How long will it take me to travel from Dortmund to Stuttgart by train?

The journey between Dortmund and Stuttgart by train is approximately 203.65 mi. It will take you more or less 4 hr 29 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between Dortmund and Stuttgart runs for about 203.65 mi and usually takes approximately 4 hr 29 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 3 hr 32 min. If you are trying to get from Dortmund to Stuttgart as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

Which stations are used when traveling from Dortmund to Stuttgart?

You will be able to leave Dortmund by using stations such as Ostentor, Dortmund,Hostedde, Dortmund,Ederstraße, Dortmund. These connect you to stations including Zuffenhausen, Stuttgart,Echterdingen,Postdörfle, Stuttgart,Kornwestheim,Obertürkheim, Stuttgart,Bad Cannstatt, Stuttgart,Vaihingen Rathaus, Stuttgart in Stuttgart. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Dortmund or in Stuttgart, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do journeys run from Dortmund to Stuttgart?

If you want to get from Dortmund 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 0 direct journeys between Dortmund and Stuttgart. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 6 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 Dortmund to Stuttgart. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Dortmund 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 Dortmund 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

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $17.54 to $80.62 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 78% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Dortmund to Stuttgart

The cheapest Dortmund - Stuttgart train tickets can be found for as low as $22.38 if you’re lucky, or $43.82 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $63.38.

Find the best day to travel to Stuttgart by train

When travelling to Stuttgart by train, 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

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National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Dortmund to Stuttgart

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by DB - Intercity when traveling from Dortmund to Stuttgart.

Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

On Deutsche Bahn IC trains, if you have a Flexpreis First Class ticket in addition to the standard second class offerings, you can access Fast Track and DB lounges at some German stations for free and enjoy the complimentary refreshments. Plus, experience a quieter travel environment and savor the view.

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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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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board DB - Intercity, National Express and DB - InterCity Express (ICE) from Dortmund to Stuttgart
Compare services on board when travelling from Dortmund to Stuttgart by train.
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Dortmund to Stuttgart CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
22.94kg
Bus
24.58kg
Flight
65.55kg
Car
52.44kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Dortmund to Stuttgart by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Dortmund and Stuttgart are 22.94kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Dortmund and Stuttgart? By taking the train between Dortmund and Stuttgart you will save 42.61kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.64kg compared to a bus and 29.5kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Dortmund to Stuttgart?
A train ticket from Dortmund to Stuttgart is $41.56. 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 $18.37.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Dortmund to Stuttgart?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Dortmund to Stuttgart is $18.37. 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 Dortmund and Stuttgart by train?
Dortmund to Stuttgart is 203.65 mi.
How long does the train between Dortmund and Stuttgart take?
Dortmund to Stuttgart is on average 4 hr 29 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 32 min.
Which companies operate from Dortmund to Stuttgart?
The train journey from Dortmund to Stuttgart is covered by 2 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: DB - Intercity, National Express and DB - InterCity Express (ICE).
How many train connections per day go from Dortmund to Stuttgart?
Dortmund to Stuttgart has 6 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Dortmund to Stuttgart leave?
The earliest train from Dortmund to Stuttgart departs at 1:45 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 train from Dortmund to Stuttgart depart?
The latest train from Dortmund to Stuttgart departs at 5:47 AM. 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 Dortmund to Stuttgart in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $18.37 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.
What's the fastest journey time between Dortmund to Stuttgart by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Dortmund and Stuttgart is 3 hr 32 min.
Is there a direct train from Dortmund to Stuttgart?
Yes, there is a direct train between Dortmund and Stuttgart.
What are the CO2 emissions for Dortmund to Stuttgart by train?
The train journey from Dortmund to Stuttgart creates 22.94kg of CO2 emissions.

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