The cheapest trains from Stuttgart to Cologne

Showing times and prices for 23 Oct

Cheapest

£42

Average

£63

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.

Cheapest
15:12Stuttgart Hbf3h31 18:43Cologne Hbf
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£421One-way
Cheapest
17:37Stuttgart Hbf3h28 21:05Cologne Hbf
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£421One-way
2nd Cheapest
19:51Stuttgart Hbf4h14 00:05Cologne Hbf
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£441One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:02Stuttgart Hbf4h03 09:05Cologne Hbf
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£441One-way
2nd Cheapest
15:23Stuttgart Hbf3h20 18:43Cologne Hbf
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£441One-way

Timetable Stuttgart to Cologne

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00:16Stuttgart Hbf5h49 06:05Cologne Hbf
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02:25Stuttgart Hbf4h40 07:05Cologne Hbf
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05:02Stuttgart Hbf2h31 07:33Cologne Hbf
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05:02Stuttgart Hbf4h03 09:05Cologne Hbf
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05:51Stuttgart Hbf2h14 08:05Cologne Hbf
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06:37Stuttgart Hbf2h05 08:42Cologne Messe/Deutz
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06:37Stuttgart Hbf3h28 10:05Cologne Hbf
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06:50Stuttgart Hbf2h15 09:05Cologne Hbf
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07:14Stuttgart Hbf3h29 10:43Cologne Hbf
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07:36Stuttgart Hbf3h29 11:05Cologne Hbf
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07:51Stuttgart Hbf3h14 11:05Cologne Hbf
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07:51Stuttgart Hbf2h14 10:05Cologne Hbf
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08:36Stuttgart Hbf2h05 10:41Cologne Messe/Deutz
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08:36Stuttgart Hbf3h29 12:05Cologne Hbf
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08:51Stuttgart Hbf2h14 11:05Cologne Hbf
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09:23Stuttgart Hbf2h10 11:33Cologne Hbf
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09:37Stuttgart Hbf3h28 13:05Cologne Hbf
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09:51Stuttgart Hbf2h14 12:05Cologne Hbf
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09:51Stuttgart Hbf3h14 13:05Cologne Hbf
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10:38Stuttgart Hbf2h03 12:41Cologne Messe/Deutz
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10:38Stuttgart Hbf3h27 14:05Cologne Hbf
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10:51Stuttgart Hbf2h14 13:05Cologne Hbf
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11:25Stuttgart Hbf2h08 13:33Cologne Hbf
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11:37Stuttgart Hbf3h28 15:05Cologne Hbf
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11:51Stuttgart Hbf3h14 15:05Cologne Hbf
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11:51Stuttgart Hbf2h14 14:05Cologne Hbf
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12:38Stuttgart Hbf3h27 16:05Cologne Hbf
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12:38Stuttgart Hbf2h03 14:41Cologne Messe/Deutz
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12:51Stuttgart Hbf2h14 15:05Cologne Hbf
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13:11Stuttgart Hbf3h32 16:43Cologne Hbf
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13:23Stuttgart Hbf3h20 16:43Cologne Hbf
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13:23Stuttgart Hbf2h10 15:33Cologne Hbf
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13:51Stuttgart Hbf3h14 17:05Cologne Hbf
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13:51Stuttgart Hbf2h14 16:05Cologne Hbf
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14:04Stuttgart Hbf4h01 18:05Cologne Hbf
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14:51Stuttgart Hbf2h14 17:05Cologne Hbf
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15:12Stuttgart Hbf3h31 18:43Cologne Hbf
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15:23Stuttgart Hbf3h20 18:43Cologne Hbf
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15:23Stuttgart Hbf2h16 17:39Cologne Hbf
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15:51Stuttgart Hbf2h14 18:05Cologne Hbf
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15:51Stuttgart Hbf3h14 19:05Cologne Hbf
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16:07Stuttgart Hbf3h36 19:43Cologne Hbf
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16:34Stuttgart Hbf2h07 18:41Cologne Messe/Deutz
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16:34Stuttgart Hbf3h31 20:05Cologne Hbf
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16:51Stuttgart Hbf2h14 19:05Cologne Hbf
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17:23Stuttgart Hbf2h10 19:33Cologne Hbf
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17:37Stuttgart Hbf3h28 21:05Cologne Hbf
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17:51Stuttgart Hbf3h14 21:05Cologne Hbf
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17:51Stuttgart Hbf2h14 20:05Cologne Hbf
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18:51Stuttgart Hbf2h14 21:05Cologne Hbf
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19:51Stuttgart Hbf4h14 00:05Cologne Hbf
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19:51Stuttgart Hbf2h15 22:06Cologne Hbf
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20:51Stuttgart Hbf2h14 23:05Cologne Hbf
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21:51Stuttgart Hbf2h14 00:05Cologne Hbf
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Sat
23 Oct
£42Deutsche Bahn
£35Flixbus
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Sun
24 Oct
£25Deutsche Bahn
£34Flixbus
£261Eurowings
Mon
25 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£20Flixbus
£111Eurowings
Tue
26 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£111Eurowings Europe
Wed
27 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£111Eurowings
Thu
28 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£25Flixbus
£111Eurowings Europe
Fri
29 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
£128Eurowings Europe
Sat
30 Oct
£23Deutsche Bahn
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
31 Oct
£25Deutsche Bahn
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
£147Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
1 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£111Eurowings
Tue
2 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
£111Eurowings
Wed
3 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
£111Eurowings
Thu
4 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£111Eurowings
Fri
5 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
£111Eurowings
Sat
6 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£20Flixbus
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Sun
7 Nov
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£26Flixbus
£128Eurowings
Mon
8 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
£102Eurowings
Tue
9 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
£102Eurowings
Wed
10 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£111Eurowings
Thu
11 Nov
£16Deutsche Bahn
£11BlaBlaCar Bus
£111Eurowings

The fastest trains from Stuttgart to Cologne

Showing times and prices for 23 Oct

Fastest Journey

2 h 3 m

Average

2 h 53 m

Trains per day

54

Distance

288 km

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.

Fastest
12:38Stuttgart Hbf2h03 14:41Cologne Messe/Deutz
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£791One-way
Fastest
10:38Stuttgart Hbf2h03 12:41Cologne Messe/Deutz
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£791One-way
2nd Fastest
06:37Stuttgart Hbf2h05 08:42Cologne Messe/Deutz
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£691One-way
2nd Fastest
08:36Stuttgart Hbf2h05 10:41Cologne Messe/Deutz
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£791One-way
16:34Stuttgart Hbf2h07 18:41Cologne Messe/Deutz
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£691One-way

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Train Information to Cologne from Stuttgart

distanceDistance178 miles (287 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price£31 (€35)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche 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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Travel with Deutsche Bahn from Stuttgart to Cologne

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Deutsche Bahn

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:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 59 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 8 a day

When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Stuttgart and Cologne, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Deutsche Bahn Trains from Stuttgart to Cologne

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Deutsche Bahn is Germany's leading train company, running 40,000 train journeys every day. Deutsche Bahn has a wide range of tickets, offers and discount cards such as the BahnCard. Check if you can use it on the Deutsche Bahn trains from Stuttgart to Cologne. For more information on ticket cancellation, please visit our customer service centre.

Deutsche Bahn has different types of trains such as ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regional Rail) based on travel time and comfort. Toilets are available on all trains and some of them have an onboard restaurant or access to Wi-Fi.

At Omio, you can easily check the train schedule from Stuttgart to Cologne and book cheap Deutsche Bahn tickets.


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Trains from Stuttgart to Cologne
Travel by train to Cologne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Stuttgart to Cologne.
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How much does a cheap train to Cologne from Stuttgart cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Cologne from Stuttgart for as low as £16  for the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Stuttgart to Cologne?
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Stuttgart to Cologne train prices are on average £31  one way.
What is the distance from Stuttgart to Cologne via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Stuttgart and Cologne via train to be approximately 178 miles (287 km).
How long is the train from Stuttgart to Cologne?
The Stuttgart to Cologne train duration is on average 2 h 14 min, which is to be expected when travelling 178 miles (287 km) between Stuttgart and Cologne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Stuttgart and arrival train station in Cologne?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Stuttgart Hbf   to Köln Hbf.

Where is the train station in Stuttgart to go to Cologne? Where is the train station in Cologne located?

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.

What train companies offer a service from Stuttgart to Cologne?
For the trip from Stuttgart to Cologne you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Stuttgart and Cologne on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services per day are there to Cologne from Stuttgart?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Stuttgart to Cologne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Stuttgart to Cologne? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train for this route departs from Stuttgart at 04: 50. The last train leaves from Stuttgart at 20: 51. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Stuttgart to Cologne and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Stuttgart to Cologne to get the best deals?
You can find a train between Stuttgart and Cologne to cost on average £31 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Stuttgart to Cologne train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Stuttgart
Cologne
The major railway station for departures from Stuttgart is Stuttgart Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Stuttgart Hbf for your trip between Stuttgart and Cologne.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 22: 00
Connections to/from station
U-Bahn lines: U5, U6, U7, U12, U15, U29
Bus lines: 40, 42, 44, N2, N3, N4, N10, SEV1, X1
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S60
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX10, IRE 1, RE, RB