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Munich to Stuttgart by train

The journey from Munich to Stuttgart by train is 118.71 mi and takes 2 hr 19 min. There are 79 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:01 AM and the last at 11:48 PM. It is possible to travel from Munich to Stuttgart by train for as little as $14.68 or as much as $76.26. The best price for this journey is $14.68.

Lowest Price$14.68
Journey Duration2 hr 19 min
Connection per Day79
Lowest Price$14.68
Highest Price$76.26
First Departure12:01 AM
Last Departure11:48 PM
Distance118.71 mi
DepartureMunich
ArrivalStuttgart
CarriersGo-Ahead Baden-Württemberg, EuroCityMore

Munich to Stuttgart Train Times

Departure date
Monday, Apr 22, 2024

Take the train from Munich to Stuttgart

Embark on an train journey from Munich to Stuttgart typically lasting around 2 hr 19 min. With approximately 79 train departures daily, the average ticket price is about $21.06, but fares can be found starting from $14.68.

Most of the services on this route between Munich and Stuttgar are operated by Deutsche Bahn (DB), Germany's national rail service, particularly the high-speed ICE (Intercity-Express) trains. These high-speed services offer a fast and comfortable travel experience. Your journey begins in the bustling city of Munich, takes you through the beautiful German countryside, and ends in the heart of Stuttgart.

Deutsche Bahn has two comfort classes. Standard Class offers comfortable seating and free Wi-Fi, and First Class offers extra spacious seats, complimentary food and drinks, and usually a quieter atmosphere.
Onboard dining options include bistro or restaurant cars, where you can pick between options ranging from snacks and sandwiches to full meals and a selection of wines and beers.

Your journey starts at Munich Hauptbahnhof (main station), a major transportation hub with easy access to local U-Bahn (underground), S-Bahn (suburban trains), trams, and buses. The station provides various amenities such as waiting areas, restrooms, ticket offices, and shopping and dining options.

Your destination is Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof, a central station in Stuttgart's city center. This station offers connections to local U-Bahn and S-Bahn lines, regional trains, and buses. Amenities at the station include a waiting area, restrooms, ticket offices, and various dining and shopping options.

Upon arrival in Stuttgart, immerse yourself in the city's blend of traditional and modern German culture. Car enthusiasts will enjoy the Mercedes-Benz and Porsche Museums, showcasing these brands' innovative histories. Nature lovers should visit the Wilhelma Zoo and Botanical Garden, while the Schlossplatz offers a hub of shopping, dining, and historic architecture. 

When planning your train trip from Munich to Stuttgart, Virail can help you compare a wide range of rail and bus routes to find the best price and schedule for your travel needs. Enjoy your journey through the heart of Germany!

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Munich 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 Munich 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 $13.74 to $40.29 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 66% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Munich to Stuttgart

The cheapest Munich - Stuttgart train tickets can be found for as low as $17.68 if you’re lucky, or $21.85 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $28.00.

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

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Eurocity (EC) trains are specifically designed for short and long-distance travel, connecting major cities in various European countries as part of the extensive international train services. Eurocity (EC) trains are operated by a range of national railway companies across Europe, including Deutsche Bahn (Germany), SNCF (France), Trenitalia (Italy), SBB (Switzerland), and ÖBB (Austria). The Eurocity (EC) service offers regular schedules and convenient connections between prominent cities like Paris, Berlin, Milan, and Vienna.

TGV inOui, which replaces traditional TGV services by offering a contemporary upgrade, is a high-speed train service operated by the French National Railways, SNCF that make it easy to explore around 50 destinations in neighboring countries such as Belgium, Germany, and Spain. TGV inOUI is designed to offer more comfort and flexibility to travelers, with features such as spacious seats, Wi-Fi, and catering services. It connects major cities in France and provides a fast, convenient, and comfortable mode of travel.

Express InterCity is a type of train service that operates in many countries around the world. It is designed to provide fast and efficient transportation between major cities, with limited stops along the way. Express InterCity trains typically offer amenities such as comfortable seating, air conditioning, and onboard food and beverage service. They may also have first-class or business-class seating options for passengers who want extra comfort and amenities. Express InterCity trains are often a popular choice for business travelers, tourists, and commuters who need to travel between cities quickly and conveniently.

Regional Express (Rex) is an Australian airline that operates scheduled regional flights to over 60 destinations across Australia. The airline was founded in 2002 and has its headquarters in Mascot, New South Wales. Rex operates a fleet of over 60 aircraft, including Saab 340 turboprops and Boeing 737-800NG jets. The airline's main focus is on providing affordable air travel to regional communities, with a strong emphasis on safety, reliability, and customer service. Rex also offers a frequent flyer program, Rex Business Flyer, and has partnerships with other airlines such as Qantas and Virgin Australia.

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 Munich to Stuttgart

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by EuroCity, TGV inOui and DB - InterCity Express (ICE) when traveling from Munich to Stuttgart.

Second Class

With Deutsche Bahn's Eurocity trains, a second-class ticket guarantees you a more affordable journey. Throughout your trip, you can access basic facilities like electrical outlets, air conditioning, and a bar carriage.
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First Class

If you wish to elevate your travel experience in a quieter place with additional services such as adjustable seats, more legroom, catering service, and seat selection, you can opt for the first-class tickets on Deutsche Bahn's Eurocity trains.
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Second Class (The essentials)

For a practical and affordable journey, TGV INOUI has two fares for second class tickets: The Prems Second, an affordable option, and The Second, the classic second class. Both of them can be exchanged and refunded, subject to certain conditions. The Prem's fare tickets are perfect if you're looking for the lowest prices, starting at just 15€ and available for booking up to 4 months in advance.
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First Class (The comfort)

First-class tickets take your journey to the next level, offering enhanced comfort and exclusive benefits, including the option to choose seats in the Quiet Area. Additionally, this ticket offers flexibility for your booking and provides added benefits to Second Class features.
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Business Première (The flexibility)

Business Première offers premium advantages like no-cost exchanges or refunds and exclusive amenities including advanced Wi-Fi and access to Grand Voyageur lounges, all while ensuring flexibility in your booking.
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Second Class

Deutshce Bahn's second class ensures a comfortable journey with standard seating arrangements with free Wi-Fi, power socket, and. Second class passengers can buy food and drinks from the bar/bistro car or restaurant car.
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First Class

First Class travel with Deutsche Bahn provides a luxurious experience with comfortable seats and many amenities such as spacious seating with personalized on-seat service and exclusive lounge access at major stations. First-class passengers can have their orders delivered to their seats, but if you do not want to wait, you can also dine in the restaurant car or buy food and drinks from the bar/bistro car.
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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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DB's EC trains feature recently updated coaches equipped with power sockets.
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Deutsche Bahn is progressively adding free WiFi to their EC trains.
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On DB Eurocity 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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The Mobility Service assists with boarding, disembarking, and train transitions. Additionally, the staff is ready to address any inquiries or provide support to ensure a smooth journey.
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On EC trains, dine in the onboard restaurant or grab a quick bite from the bistro. First Class passengers receive complimentary meals at their seat. DB provides diverse, locally-sourced food options, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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DB's EC trains now boast modernized carriages with air conditioning.
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On TGV INOUI trains, enjoy complimentary WiFi access throughout your journey. Whether you're working, replying to emails, or diving into the TGV INOUI entertainment hub, we've got you covered.
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With a Business Première ticket, step into an exclusive coach designed for comfort. It's your silent sanctuary, ideal for both work and relaxation.
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Every seat on TGV inOUI is power-packed! With an outlet at your disposal, you're always charged and ready.
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On TGV INOUI trains, you can bring as much luggage as your arms and legs can carry, but remember to properly label your own luggage. Handbags and small items are best stored either at feet-level or under the seat; heavier pieces should be placed in an available corner of the car or along its central aisle.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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Travelers on TGV INOUI can look forward to an assortment of food and beverages. The train service presents a curated selection that promises to cater to diverse palates.
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Stay cool and comfortable. All TGV inOUI trains are air-conditioned, ensuring a pleasant journey, irrespective of the weather outside.
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Booking required for non-foldable bikes (€10) on select TGV INOUI trains, foldable bikes under 130x90cm can travel as hand luggage on any TGV INOUI train, disassembled bikes can be taken without booking if stored in a bike bag under 130x90cm. Aquatic or snowboards, folded scooters, and musical instruments can be taken as hand luggage if they are in a carrying case under 130 x 90 cm.
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On ICE trains, enjoy free WiFi and access the ICE portal for movies, TV shows, audiobooks, games, and reading material.
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Seek tranquillity on ICE Frankfurt in Coach 21 (second class) and Coach 28/29 (first class). On ICE 104/105 Basel, it's Coach 31 (second class) and Coach 38/39 (first class).
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Stay charged with a power socket available for every two seats on the train.
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On ICE-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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For assistance in boarding, changing trains, or other queries, reach out to DB’s Mobility Service. The staff is always ready to assist and ensure a smooth journey.
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With ICE, choose between a full menu at the onboard restaurant or quick snacks at the bistro. For First Class passengers, complimentary food and drinks are served directly to your seat. DB's diverse menu, updated quarterly, features local and vegetarian/vegan options.
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ICE trains not only offer air conditioning but are also innovating with eco-friendly systems that both cool and heat using natural refrigerants.
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On Deutsche Bahn trains, make sure it's disassembled and snugly packed in a case or cover with your name labeled on it, and you can bring it on board for free. You're also allowed one regular and one hand luggage item. Just ensure your bike doesn't get in the way of other travelers or block aisles. Note: Special bikes aren't permitted, but if you're an international traveler, there's no need to worry about peak-time restrictions.
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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 EuroCity, DB - InterCity Express (ICE) and TGV inOui from Munich to Stuttgart
Compare services on board when travelling from Munich to Stuttgart by train.
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Munich to Stuttgart CO2 Emissions by Train

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13.37kg
Bus
14.33kg
Flight
38.21kg
Car
30.57kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Munich to Stuttgart by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Munich and Stuttgart are 13.37kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Munich and Stuttgart? By taking the train between Munich and Stuttgart you will save 24.84kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.96kg compared to a bus and 17.2kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Munich to Stuttgart?
A train ticket from Munich to Stuttgart is $21.06. 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 $14.68.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Munich to Stuttgart?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Munich to Stuttgart is $14.68. 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 Munich and Stuttgart by train?
Munich to Stuttgart is 118.71 mi.
How long does the train between Munich and Stuttgart take?
Munich to Stuttgart is on average 2 hr 19 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 57 min.
Which companies operate from Munich to Stuttgart?
The train journey from Munich to Stuttgart is covered by 7 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Go-Ahead Baden-Württemberg, EuroCity, DB - InterCity Express (ICE), TGV inOui, DB - Intercity, DB - Regional Express, Go-Ahead Bayern and SWEG Bahn Stuttgart.
How many train connections per day go from Munich to Stuttgart?
Munich to Stuttgart has 79 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Munich to Stuttgart leave?
The earliest train from Munich to Stuttgart departs at 12:01 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 Munich to Stuttgart depart?
The latest train from Munich to Stuttgart departs at 11:48 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 Munich 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 $14.68 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 Munich to Stuttgart?
There are on average 7 direct connection(s) from Munich to go to Stuttgart.
What's the fastest journey time between Munich to Stuttgart by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Munich and Stuttgart is 1 hr 57 min.
Is there a direct train from Munich to Stuttgart?
Yes, there is a direct train between Munich and Stuttgart.
What are the CO2 emissions for Munich to Stuttgart by train?
The train journey from Munich to Stuttgart creates 13.37kg of CO2 emissions.

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