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Essen to Stuttgart by train

  • First train
    06:15
  • Last train
    21:25
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 58m
  • Distance
    335 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    15
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 36m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Essen to Stuttgart by train

Fast trains from Essen to Stuttgart take around 2 hours and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 335 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Essen and Stuttgart.

1. Are there direct trains from Essen to Stuttgart?

Direct trains from Essen to Stuttgart have been found.

We usually find around 15 direct trains on the route from Essen to Stuttgart every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 14 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Essen to Stuttgart?

The Essen to Stuttgart train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Essen to Stuttgart train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Stuttgart is usually scheduled to depart Essen around 06:15 and the last train is around 21:25. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Essen to Stuttgart 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 Essen to Stuttgart by train.

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Which train companies operate between Essen and Stuttgart?

More than one train company operates on the route from Essen to Stuttgart, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • 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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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.