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from Stuttgart to Essen

You can get from Stuttgart to Essen by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Stuttgart to Essen on 17 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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

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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

Travel Information from Stuttgart to Essen

distanceDistance207 miles (334 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £128
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £16 • 3 h 7 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £16 • 3 h 7 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 207 miles (334 km) by flight, coach or train between Stuttgart and Essen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 7 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Lufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Stuttgart to Essen.

Travel Tips

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FAQs
What are my Stuttgart to Essen travel options?

There are 3 travel options from Stuttgart to Essen: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Stuttgart and Essen?

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Stuttgart to Essen, which costs on average £16.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Essen:

A train is about £112 less than a flight, which costs on average £128 for this route.

A train is about £6 less than a coach, which costs on average £22 for this trip.

What is the fastest way to Essen from Stuttgart?

The fastest way from Stuttgart to Essen is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 7 min.

Other travel options from Stuttgart to Essen can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 3 h 10 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 7 h 55 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Stuttgart to Essen?

You should expect to travel around 207 miles (334 km) from Stuttgart to Essen.

How many services a day are there from Stuttgart to Essen?

The average frequency per day from Stuttgart to Essen is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Stuttgart to Essen as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Stuttgart and in Essen?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Stuttgart to Essen:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Stuttgart, Feuerbach Bahnhof to Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).
  • Most travellers take a train from Stuttgart Hbf to Essen Hbf.
Who can get me from Stuttgart to Essen?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Stuttgart to Essen:

  • You can travel to Essen from Stuttgart by flight with Lufthansa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £128 with Lufthansa from Stuttgart to Essen.
  • You can go to Essen from Stuttgart by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £22 with Flixbus from Stuttgart to Essen on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Stuttgart to Essen with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for £16 with Deutsche Bahn from Stuttgart to Essen.
Is there a direct service from Stuttgart to Essen?

Yes, there are direct routes from Stuttgart to Essen with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct flight services to Essen with with around direct flights every day.
  • You'll find direct coach services to Essen with BlaBlaCar or Croatia Bus d. O. O. With around direct coaches every day.
  • You can find 12 direct trains per day to Essen with Deutsche Bahn.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Essen tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Stuttgart and Essen ends?
Many of our customers travelling from Stuttgart to Essen don't make Essen their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Berlin, Hamburg or Paris, either of which you could add to your Stuttgart and Essen trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Essen to any of these top destinations today!
When should I purchase a ticket between Stuttgart and Essen online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip between Stuttgart and Essen, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing £128 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets cost £22 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £16 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Stuttgart and Essen online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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