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 Essen will cost around £ 71 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 16.
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3 h 17 m
4 h 14 m
Trains per day
Of the 60 trains that leave Stuttgart for Essen every day 11 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 335 km distance in an average of 4 h 14 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 17 m .
The slowest trains will take 6 h 54 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||207 miles (334 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 48 min|
|Average train ticket price||£19 (€22)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Stuttgart to Essen cover the 207 miles (334 km) long route taking on average 3 h 48 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £16, but the average price of train tickets is £19. Travellers depart most frequently from Stuttgart Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.
You can travel by train between Stuttgart and Essen with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £16. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Travel 207 miles (334 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) between Stuttgart and Essen. Check the DB train timetable for your trip from Stuttgart to Essen on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Stuttgart to Essen you can pay as low as £16.
Deutsche Bahn is the main operator of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.
DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, toilets are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
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Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Stuttgart Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Stuttgart Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Stuttgart.
The most popular arrival train station, Essen Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Essen.
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