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About the train journey from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen

Want to travel from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen usually takes 3 hours 19 minutes on average to travel 127 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 2 hours 16 minutes. You can expect to find 22 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Schaffhausen, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey. DB are the main train operator on this route and will whisk you to Schaffhausen in no time.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $19.36.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Schaffhausen, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Stuttgart to Schaffhausen by train

It takes an average of 3h 19m to travel from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen by train, over a distance of around 79 miles (127 km). There are normally 22 trains per day traveling from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen and tickets for this journey start from $19.36 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

2h 16m


127 miles (79 km)


22 trains per day


Direct trains available


From $19.36

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus

Stuttgart to Schaffhausen train times

Check out the next trains departing from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen for Tuesday Feb 14th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
08:16 10:45 2h 29m, direct
09:28 11:45 2h 17m, direct
10:16 12:45 2h 29m, 1 change
11:28 13:45 2h 17m, direct
12:16 14:45 2h 29m, 1 change
13:29 15:45 2h 16m, direct
14:16 16:45 2h 29m, 1 change
15:23 17:45 2h 22m, direct
16:15 18:45 2h 30m, 1 change
17:26 19:45 2h 19m, direct

Deutsche Bahn and IC (Intercity) trains from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen

You can travel from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen on Deutsche Bahn and IC (Intercity) trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoFalk2, under licence CC4.0

An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 100 mph (160 km/h) only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.

Cheap train tickets from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen

The price of train tickets from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen starts at $19.36 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 Schaffhausen 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 Schaffhausen

Want to know more about your journey from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen? 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 Schaffhausen take?

The average journey time by train between Stuttgart and Schaffhausen is 3 hours and 19 minutes, with around 22 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 Schaffhausen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen is 2 hours and 16 minutes.

How much does the train from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen cost?

Train tickets from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen can start from as little as $19.36 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 Schaffhausen?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen without having to change trains. There are 9 direct trains from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen 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 Schaffhausen leave?

The first train from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen leaves at 03:39. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen leaves at 23:24. 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 Schaffhausen by train?

Trains travelling from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen cover a distance of around 79 miles (127 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Schaffhausen to Stuttgart.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Stuttgart to Schaffhausen for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/14/2023. 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 12/18/2022 for travel on 12/18/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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