Stuttgart to Cologne by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Stuttgart to Cologne by train
Fast trains from Stuttgart to Cologne take around 2 hours, covering a distance of approximately 288 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stuttgart and Cologne.
1. Are there direct trains from Stuttgart to Cologne?
Direct trains from Stuttgart to Cologne have been found.
We usually find around 29 direct trains on the route from Stuttgart to Cologne every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 28 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Stuttgart to Cologne?
The Stuttgart to Cologne train travel time is normally about 2 hours, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Stuttgart to Cologne train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Cologne is usually scheduled to depart Stuttgart around 05:51 and the last train is around 21:51.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Stuttgart to Cologne train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Stuttgart to Cologne are $22.37.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $34 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $41. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Stuttgart to Cologne train tickets?
Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Stuttgart to Cologne by train.
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Which train companies operate between Stuttgart and Cologne?
More than one train company operates on the route from Stuttgart to Cologne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- Inter City
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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