Stuttgart to Bologna by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    9hr 2m
  • Distance
    504 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    13hr 26m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Stuttgart to Bologna by train

Fast trains from Stuttgart to Bologna take around 9 hours and 2 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 504 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stuttgart and Bologna.

1. Are there direct trains from Stuttgart to Bologna?

Journeys between Stuttgart and Bologna usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Stuttgart to Bologna every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 21 departures.

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

The Stuttgart to Bologna train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 2 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bologna is usually scheduled to depart Stuttgart around 06:56 and the last train is around 22:14. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stuttgart around 04:46, and the last at 23:16.

When to book Stuttgart to Bologna train tickets?

Trains for this journey 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 Bologna by train.

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Which train companies operate between Stuttgart and Bologna?

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

  • CityNightLine
  • Eurocity
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • NJ
  • Night Jet
  • Nightjet
  • Railjet
  • Railjet Express

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.