Rail

Central station

Hub for international north/south and east/west routes. Stuttgart is connected directly to 13 European capitals via the rail network (ICE, IC, InterRegio). Stuttgart central station is located in the city centre, roughly 13 km from Stuttgart Airport and Messe Stuttgart.

Travel times in hours from/to

  • Saarbrücken 2:00
  • Köln 3:09
  • Düsseldorf 3:44
  • Hamburg 4:55
  • Kassel 2:50
  • Frankfurt 1:25
  • Hannover 3:41
  • Berlin 6:19
  • Dresden 6:39
  • Nürnberg 2:09
  • München 2:05

Deutsche Bahn

From central station to the trade fair centre and congress center

Travel on the S-Bahn S2 or S3 in the direction of Stuttgart Flughafen / Messe Stuttgart from Stuttgart central station. The journey time between Stuttgart central station and Messe Stuttgart is 27 minutes. The S-Bahn operates from the central station from 04.55 (or 05.25 on Sundays and public holidays) until 00.25 and runs every 10 to 20 minutes. From Flughafen / Messe Stuttgart in the direction of central station the suburban rail network operates between 05.08 (or 05.48 on Sundays and public holidays) and 00.08.