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Stuttgart to Munich by train

The journey from Stuttgart to Munich by train is 118.71 mi and takes 2 hr 26 min. There are 9 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:03 AM and the last at 8:29 PM. It is possible to travel from Stuttgart to Munich by train for as little as $15.29 or as much as $51.21. The best price for this journey is $15.29.

Lowest Price$15.29
Journey Duration2 hr 26 min
Connection per Day9
Lowest Price$15.29
Highest Price$51.21
First Departure12:03 AM
Last Departure8:29 PM
Distance118.71 mi
DepartureStuttgart
ArrivalMunich
CarriersNightjet, EuroCityMore

Stuttgart to Munich Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Take the train from Stuttgart to Munich

Take the train from Stuttgart to Munich, typically lasting around 2 hr 26 min. With approximately 9 train departures daily, the average ticket price is about $26.73, but you can find fares starting from $15.29.

Deutsche Bahn, the primary rail operator in Germany, provides most of the services on this route from Stuttgart to Munich. This journey will take you through some of the most picturesque landscapes in Germany.

Passengers can choose from two travel classes to enhance their comfort. Second class provides comfortable seating and plenty of luggage space, while first class offers more legroom, quieter carriages, and often complimentary newspapers.

Onboard dining facilities include a bistro car where you can enjoy a variety of snacks, drinks, and light meals. On some Intercity-Express (ICE) trains, there may also be a restaurant car serving a range of hot meals.

Your journey begins at Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof (main station), a significant transport hub connected to local S-Bahn, U-Bahn, and bus lines, making it easily accessible from various parts of the city. The station provides facilities such as waiting areas, restrooms, and ticket offices.

Your destination is Munich Hauptbahnhof, one of the largest train stations in Germany, offering connections to local U-Bahn and S-Bahn lines, trams, and buses. Facilities at this station include waiting areas, ticket offices, restrooms, and a wide variety of shops and restaurants.

Munich, the capital of Bavaria, is modern city with a lot to offer to history and beer lovers. From the world-renowned Oktoberfest and Marienplatz to the historic Nymphenburg Palace and various museums, there's plenty to explore in Munich.

When planning your train trip from Stuttgart to Munich, use tools like Deutsche Bahn's website or apps like Omio or Trainline to compare train schedules and find the best ticket prices. Enjoy the journey through the heart of southern Germany!

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Stuttgart to Munich, 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 Stuttgart to Munich.

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 $15.29 to $50.96 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 70% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Stuttgart to Munich

The cheapest Stuttgart - Munich train tickets can be found for as low as $17.57 if you’re lucky, or $24.39 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $36.95.

Find the best day to travel to Munich by train

When travelling to Munich 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.

The ÖBB Nightjet, operated by the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB), offers overnight train travel between major European cities, providing a convenient and comfortable way to journey through the night. The Nightjet trains are equipped with sleeping cabins, couchettes, and seats, offering passengers a comfortable and convenient way to travel long distances while they sleep. The service runs throughout Austria and extends to neighboring countries such as Germany, Switzerland, Italy, and the Czech Republic.

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.

Ticket types and facilities from Stuttgart to Munich

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by EuroCity and Nightjet when traveling from Stuttgart to Munich.

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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Seated carriage

These tickets are ideal for shorter journeys during the day, featuring comfortable seats in air-conditioned carriages.
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Sleeper cabin

These are the most comfortable Nightjet tickets, featuring single, double, or triple compartments with beds, blankets, and pillows for a good night's sleep.
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Couchette

These tickets provide a more affordable option for overnight travel, with bunk beds in shared compartments that can accommodate up to 6 passengers.
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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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Wifi service is currently unavailable on Nighthet.
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Private compartments are available on ÖBB Nightjets. In couchette cars, 1-6 persons (1-3 adults; max. 5 children up to the age of 14) can travel at a low fixed rate. Moreover, for everyone's comfort, there's a quiet time enforced from 10:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Main lights in sleeper and couchette sections should be off during this period.
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Apart from standard outlets, the new Nightjet offers USB charging and inductive charging stations.
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When travelling on an ÖBB Nightjet train, you're allowed to check only one suitcase and one piece of hand luggage. Ensure your luggage is stored in a manner that doesn't inconvenience or obstruct others. Remember the guidelines for luggage storage: Easily stowable items should go in the overhead racks, while bulkier luggage should be placed under the seat or in designated luggage racks. Always keep passageways, doors, and escape routes clear for everyone's safety.
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Certain routes offer coaches with wheelchair-friendly compartments and nearby restrooms, accommodating a passenger with a wheelchair and a companion.
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Day coach travelers can buy snacks and drinks from onboard staff. Couchette ticket holders get mineral water and a Viennese breakfast. Sleeper cabin passengers enjoy a welcome drink, evening snack, mineral water, and a customized breakfast. Specific dietary requests for Nightjet meals should be emailed at least 72 hours before departure.
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Every compartment in sleeper, couchette, and seating carriages has individual air conditioning controls.
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On Nightjets connecting Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, bikes are welcome with a specific ticket and reservation. ÖBB Nightjet also allows items like pushchairs and musical instruments. Use the ÖBB service to transport bikes within Austria. Folding bikes are free if they're within 110 cm x 80 cm x 40 cm. Ensure e-bike batteries are charged, and note bikes can't be on buses during rail interruptions.
Services on board Nightjet, EuroCity and DB - Regional Express from Stuttgart to Munich
Compare services on board when travelling from Stuttgart to Munich by train.
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Stuttgart to Munich CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
13.37kg
Bus
14.33kg
Flight
38.21kg
Car
30.57kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Stuttgart to Munich by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Stuttgart and Munich are 13.37kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Stuttgart and Munich? By taking the train between Stuttgart and Munich 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 Stuttgart to Munich?
A train ticket from Stuttgart to Munich is $26.73. 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 $15.29.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Stuttgart to Munich?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Stuttgart to Munich is $15.29. 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 Stuttgart and Munich by train?
Stuttgart to Munich is 118.71 mi.
How long does the train between Stuttgart and Munich take?
Stuttgart to Munich is on average 2 hr 26 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 59 min.
Which companies operate from Stuttgart to Munich?
The train journey from Stuttgart to Munich is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Nightjet, EuroCity, SWEG Bahn Stuttgart, DB - Regional Express, Go-Ahead Baden-Württemberg and DB - InterCity Express (ICE).
How many train connections per day go from Stuttgart to Munich?
Stuttgart to Munich has 9 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Stuttgart to Munich leave?
The earliest train from Stuttgart to Munich departs at 12:03 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 Stuttgart to Munich depart?
The latest train from Stuttgart to Munich departs at 8:29 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 Stuttgart to Munich 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 $15.29 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 Stuttgart to Munich?
There are on average 5 direct connection(s) from Stuttgart to go to Munich.
What's the fastest journey time between Stuttgart to Munich by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Stuttgart and Munich is 1 hr 59 min.
Is there a direct train from Stuttgart to Munich?
Yes, there is a direct train between Stuttgart and Munich.
What are the CO2 emissions for Stuttgart to Munich by train?
The train journey from Stuttgart to Munich creates 13.37kg of CO2 emissions.

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