No, you cannot stay in a train station over night. Not unless you want trouble with the police and/or some homeless guys.
Why don't you simply take an earler train? Or later one and take a hotel room in Frankfurt?
DB train station websites says Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof is open 04:30 till 01:00.
Anyway not a place where I would want to stay over night. While there are doors at the exits the side towards the platforms is open. No cosy seats indoor in a heated room. Standard comfort level at a train station are wire mesh seats with rain protection (under some kind of roof) and sometimes also against wind. But not against cool night temperatures. Really just to wait some time for the next train, but nothing more.
aren't there any waiting lounges or hotels near by stuttgart station?
I don't know what you mean with a waiting lounge, but there are many hotels around the station.you can use www.hotel.de and sort the hotels by distance from Stuttgart HF. It is just that it does not make a lot of sense unless you cannot take an earlier train due to late landing but need to be in Ravensburg very early.
> aren't there any waiting lounges
No. Even I've no idea what this exactly are.
> or hotels near by stuttgart station?
Of course there are hotels
There is one right inside the train station building
Their brochure is at least in German and English
Directly opposite the train station is the Steigenberger Hotel Graf Zeppelin
That's however Stuttgart's most expensive hotel.
There is also a youth hostel
15 min to walk from the Hauptbahnhof (main train station). But you can also take the tram line U15. At least to the hostel something to consider as the hostel provide great views (= is quite uphill).
One of the cheapest hotels in Stuttgart is the Espenlaub at the Olgaeck stop which can be reached for 1.20€ from the train station using a Kurz ticket on the U-bahn (lines U-5,U-6,U-7,U-12,U-15). A block away from it is Alex30 Hostel for another inexpensive option. Or if you want to, perhaps you could spend the entire night at a club on Theodor-Heuss-Strasse.
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