The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Stuttgart to Cologne will cost around £ 63 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 42.
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2 h 3 m
2 h 53 m
Trains per day
Of the 54 trains that leave Stuttgart for Cologne every day 23 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 288 km distance in an average of 2 h 53 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 3 m .
The slowest trains will take 5 h 49 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||178 miles (287 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 14 min|
|Average train ticket price||£31 (€35)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Stuttgart to Cologne cover the 178 miles (287 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 14 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £31, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Stuttgart Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.
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Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Stuttgart to Cologne train.
Stuttgart to Cologne train information with Deutsche Bahn:
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Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Stuttgart Hbf to Köln Hbf.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Stuttgart Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Stuttgart.
The most popular arrival train station, Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Cologne.
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