How to travel from Berlin to Stuttgart by train

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Berlin to Stuttgart by train

Taking the train from Berlin to Stuttgart is very straightforward thanks to the direct ICE trains which leave Berlin every other hour on a route via Leipzig.

Though something to watch out for is that there also slower direct ICE trains from Berlin to Stuttgart and they will stand out on the departure info at the station because they terminate at Stuttgart.
However, as they take a slower route via Kassel and Frankfurt flughafen (airport) DB does not sell tickets for journeys by these trains.

Routes you can take to go from Berlin to Stuttgart

When travelling between most cities by train there is only one logical option, though on other journeys there is a choice between different trains or alternative routes. If different options are available you can use the info to decide which is best for you.

Choose one of the following options:
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Route Information

Option 1: taking the ICE trains
Travel Time (approx)

5hr 40min (approx)



Travel Info

8  x trains per day

Route Information

Option 2: taking the Flix Trains
Travel Time (approx)

5hr 56min - 6hr 6min


Not Every Day

Travel Info

Monday to Thursday = 2 x trains per day
Friday to Sunday = 1 train per day
The timetable

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