The cheapest trains from Stuttgart to Essen

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Cheapest

£16

Average

£71

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.

Cheapest
05:51Stuttgart Hbf3h48 09:39Essen Hbf
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£161One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:02Stuttgart Hbf5h35 10:37Essen Hbf
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£211One-way
07:51Stuttgart Hbf4h52 12:43Essen Hbf
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£311One-way
07:36Stuttgart Hbf5h07 12:43Essen Hbf
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£311One-way
05:02Stuttgart Hbf3h56 08:58Essen Hbf
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£311One-way

Timetable Stuttgart to Essen

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sun, 17 Oct
00:16Stuttgart Hbf6h54 07:10Essen Hbf
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02:25Stuttgart Hbf6h12 08:37Essen Hbf
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05:02Stuttgart Hbf5h35 10:37Essen Hbf
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05:02Stuttgart Hbf3h56 08:58Essen Hbf
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05:51Stuttgart Hbf3h48 09:39Essen Hbf
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06:50Stuttgart Hbf4h09 10:59Essen Hbf
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06:50Stuttgart Hbf3h47 10:37Essen Hbf
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07:36Stuttgart Hbf5h07 12:43Essen Hbf
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07:51Stuttgart Hbf3h28 11:19Essen Hbf
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07:51Stuttgart Hbf4h52 12:43Essen Hbf
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08:51Stuttgart Hbf3h46 12:37Essen Hbf
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08:51Stuttgart Hbf4h03 12:54Essen Hbf
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09:23Stuttgart Hbf3h31 12:54Essen Hbf
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09:23Stuttgart Hbf3h42 13:05Essen Hbf
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09:37Stuttgart Hbf5h00 14:37Essen Hbf
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09:37Stuttgart Hbf5h17 14:54Essen Hbf
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09:51Stuttgart Hbf3h41 13:32Essen Hbf
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09:51Stuttgart Hbf4h46 14:37Essen Hbf
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10:08Stuttgart Hbf4h39 14:47Essen Hbf
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10:38Stuttgart Hbf3h21 13:59Essen Hbf
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10:38Stuttgart Hbf5h01 15:39Essen Hbf
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10:51Stuttgart Hbf3h46 14:37Essen Hbf
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11:25Stuttgart Hbf3h22 14:47Essen Hbf
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11:37Stuttgart Hbf5h06 16:43Essen Hbf
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11:51Stuttgart Hbf4h52 16:43Essen Hbf
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11:51Stuttgart Hbf3h23 15:14Essen Hbf
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12:38Stuttgart Hbf3h28 16:06Essen Hbf
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12:38Stuttgart Hbf4h44 17:22Essen Hbf
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12:51Stuttgart Hbf4h02 16:53Essen Hbf
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12:51Stuttgart Hbf3h46 16:37Essen Hbf
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13:23Stuttgart Hbf3h37 17:00Essen Hbf
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13:51Stuttgart Hbf3h31 17:22Essen Hbf
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13:51Stuttgart Hbf4h46 18:37Essen Hbf
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14:04Stuttgart Hbf5h14 19:18Essen Hbf
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14:04Stuttgart Hbf4h26 18:30Essen Hbf
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14:51Stuttgart Hbf3h39 18:30Essen Hbf
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15:12Stuttgart Hbf4h40 19:52Essen Hbf
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15:23Stuttgart Hbf4h29 19:52Essen Hbf
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15:51Stuttgart Hbf3h27 19:18Essen Hbf
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15:51Stuttgart Hbf4h46 20:37Essen Hbf
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16:07Stuttgart Hbf4h43 20:50Essen Hbf
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16:34Stuttgart Hbf3h29 20:03Essen Hbf
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16:51Stuttgart Hbf3h21 20:12Essen Hbf
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16:51Stuttgart Hbf3h36 20:27Essen Hbf
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16:51Stuttgart Hbf4h32 21:23Essen Hbf
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17:23Stuttgart Hbf3h27 20:50Essen Hbf
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17:37Stuttgart Hbf4h42 22:19Essen Hbf
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17:51Stuttgart Hbf4h28 22:19Essen Hbf
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17:51Stuttgart Hbf3h32 21:23Essen Hbf
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18:37Stuttgart Hbf3h17 21:54Essen Hbf
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18:51Stuttgart Hbf3h28 22:19Essen Hbf
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19:03Stuttgart Hbf4h44 23:47Essen Hbf
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19:23Stuttgart Hbf4h24 23:47Essen Hbf
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19:51Stuttgart Hbf4h22 00:13Essen Hbf
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19:51Stuttgart Hbf3h28 23:19Essen Hbf
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20:04Stuttgart Hbf5h08 01:12Essen Hbf
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20:09Stuttgart Hbf4h30 00:39Essen Hbf
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20:51Stuttgart Hbf3h22 00:13Essen Hbf
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21:51Stuttgart Hbf5h21 03:12Essen Hbf
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21:51Stuttgart Hbf3h21 01:12Essen Hbf
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sat
16 Oct
£38Deutsche Bahn
£35Flixbus
£198Eurowings Europe
Sun
17 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£44Flixbus
£276Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
18 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£26Flixbus
£110Eurowings
Tue
19 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£17Flixbus
£110Eurowings Europe
Wed
20 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
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£110Eurowings
Thu
21 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£19Flixbus
£110Eurowings Europe

The fastest trains from Stuttgart to Essen

Showing times and prices for 17 Oct

Fastest Journey

3 h 17 m

Average

4 h 14 m

Trains per day

60

Distance

335 km

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.

Fastest
18:37Stuttgart Hbf3h17 21:54Essen Hbf
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£871One-way
2nd Fastest
16:51Stuttgart Hbf3h21 20:12Essen Hbf
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£961One-way
2nd Fastest
10:38Stuttgart Hbf3h21 13:59Essen Hbf
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£681One-way
2nd Fastest
21:51Stuttgart Hbf3h21 01:12Essen Hbf
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£601One-way
20:51Stuttgart Hbf3h22 00:13Essen Hbf
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£701One-way

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Train Information to Essen from Stuttgart

distanceDistance207 miles (334 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price£19 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche 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.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn Stuttgart – Essen

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.

Deutsche Bahn

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.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Stuttgart to Essen
Travel by train to Essen 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 Essen.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains from Stuttgart to Essen?
You can find a cheap train from Stuttgart to Essen for some dates and times for as low as £16  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Stuttgart to Essen cost on average?
The Stuttgart to Essen train ticket price is on average £19  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
What is the distance by train from Stuttgart to Essen?
You should expect to travel around 207 miles (334 km)  to Essen from Stuttgart by train.
How long is the train to Essen from Stuttgart?
The train time to Essen from Stuttgart is on average 3 h 48 min  for the 207 miles (334 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Essen from Stuttgart by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Stuttgart to Essen, which train station in Stuttgart do I depart from and which train station in Essen do I arrive in?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Stuttgart Hbf   and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Where is the Stuttgart train station located? Where is the Essen train station located?

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.

Which train companies can take me from Stuttgart to Essen?
Take the Stuttgart to Essen train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Stuttgart to Essen as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct trains from Stuttgart to Essen?
Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day from Stuttgart to Essen, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
How many trains are there to Essen from Stuttgart a day?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Stuttgart to Essen. 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 Essen? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from Stuttgart to Essen leaves at 04: 50. The last train departing from Stuttgart to Essen leaves at 20: 51. You can find the latest Stuttgart to Essen train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book train tickets to Essen from Stuttgart to score the best deals?
If you buy Stuttgart to Essen train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £19. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Essen from Stuttgart. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Stuttgart
Essen
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 Essen.
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