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Taking the train from Stuttgart to Heilbronn in 35 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Stuttgart to Heilbronn? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 45 minutes to travel the 43 km from Stuttgart to Heilbronn by train, although you can get there in as little as 35 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 53 trains per day running on this route. You won't need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available.

Train tickets from Stuttgart to Heilbronn start from $21.44 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Heilbronn? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train schedule below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Stuttgart to Heilbronn by train

It takes an average of 45m to travel from Stuttgart to Heilbronn by train, over a distance of around 27 miles (43 km). There are normally 53 trains per day traveling from Stuttgart to Heilbronn and tickets for this journey start from $21.44 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 35m
PriceFrom $21.44
Distance27 miles (43 km)
Frequency53 trains per day
First train00:19
Last train22:57
Departure stationStuttgart
Arrival stationHeilbronn
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Stuttgart to Heilbronn train times

Check out the next trains departing from Stuttgart to Heilbronn for Tuesday Aug 23rd 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:19 12:01 42m, direct
11:43 12:26 43m, direct
11:57 12:47 50m, 1 change
12:19 13:01 42m, direct
12:43 13:26 43m, direct
12:57 13:47 50m, 1 change
13:20 14:01 41m, direct
13:43 14:26 43m, direct
13:57 14:47 50m, 1 change
14:20 15:01 41m, direct

Cheap train tickets from Stuttgart to Heilbronn

The price of train tickets from Stuttgart to Heilbronn starts at $21.44 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Stuttgart to Heilbronn by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Stuttgart to Heilbronn

Want to know more about your journey from Stuttgart to Heilbronn? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Stuttgart to Heilbronn take?

The average journey time by train between Stuttgart and Heilbronn is 45 minutes, with around 53 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Stuttgart and Heilbronn by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Stuttgart to Heilbronn is 35 minutes.

How much does the train from Stuttgart to Heilbronn cost?

Train tickets from Stuttgart to Heilbronn can start from as little as $21.44 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Stuttgart to Heilbronn?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Stuttgart to Heilbronn without having to change trains. There are 36 direct trains from Stuttgart to Heilbronn each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Stuttgart to Heilbronn leave?

The first train from Stuttgart to Heilbronn leaves at 00:19. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Stuttgart to Heilbronn leave?

The last train from Stuttgart to Heilbronn leaves at 22:57. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Stuttgart and Heilbronn by train?

Trains travelling from Stuttgart to Heilbronn cover a distance of around 27 miles (43 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Heilbronn to Stuttgart.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Stuttgart to Heilbronn for a typical week day using timetable data for 08/23/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 06/06/2021 for travel on 06/06/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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