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Stuttgart Airport

General information

Stuttgart Airport is located in the southwest of Germany and is the main airport of the German state of Baden-Württemberg. In 2007, Messe Stuttgart (Stuttgart Trade Fair) was opened alongside the airport, a good development for the city, the airport and businessmen/women. Stuttgart Airport is an important hub for low-cost carrier Eurowings. The city centre is accessible by public transport (S-Bahn, U-Bahn) and taxi.


Where is Stuttgart Airport situated?

Stuttgart Airport is located south of the city. The airport is reachable via the roads A8 (exit 53) and B27.

How many terminals does Stuttgart Airport have?

Stuttgart Airport consists of four terminals (T1, T2, T3, T4). Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 are located under one roof, Terminal 4 is accessible from the main building via a footbridge.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Stuttgart Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in Germany.

Airport Distance
Karlsruhe Baden-Baden Airport 83km
Allgäu Airport Memmingen 109km
Friedrichshafen Airport 115km
Strasbourg Airport (France) 117km
Zurich Airport (Switzerland) 145km
Frankfurt Airport 157km
Nuremberg Airport 163km
Basel Mulhouse Freiburg Airport (Switzerland) 174km
Munich Airport 193km
Frankfurt-Hahn Airport 198km



The distance from Stuttgart Airport to the centre of Stuttgart is 13 kilometres. By car, it takes 20 minutes to get to the centre of Stuttgart.

From STR Airport to Stuttgart City centre by Car
13 km
20 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Stuttgart Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Stuttgart Airport you can travel by train. Visit the Stuttgart Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Stuttgart Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Stuttgart is about € 32.-. Book your taxi at Stuttgart Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From STR Airport to Stuttgart City centre by Taxi
13 km
25 min
€ 32.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Stuttgart Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, Sixt and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Stuttgart Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Stuttgart Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Stuttgart Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Stuttgart Airport.

Flight tickets

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Which airlines fly from and to Stuttgart Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Stuttgart Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • Eurowings
  • Condor
  • Turkish Airlines
  • TUI fly Deutschland
  • SunExpress


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Stuttgart Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Mövenpick Hotel Stuttgart Airport, Stuttgart

This stylish, 4-star hotel opposite Stuttgart Airport offers soundproofed rooms, free Wi-Fi, a spacious spa area, and easy S-Bahn train connections. The Messe Stuttgart Exhibition centre is just 200 metres away.


Wyndham Stuttgart Airport Messe, Stuttgart

Directly beside Stuttgart Airport and 200 metres from Stuttgart Trade Fair, this hotel offers a gym and restaurant. Free WiFi access is available in all areas.


ibis Stuttgart Airport Messe, Leinfelden-Echterdingen

This 2-star hotel in Echterdingen offers modern, soundproofed rooms and free WiFi. The Neue Messe Exhibition Centre and airport are 2.8 km away. Ibis Stuttgart Airport Messe has air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen TVs and satellite channels.

Hotels in Stuttgart

Looking for the best hotels in Stuttgart? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


ARCOTEL Camino - im Zentrum, Stuttgart

Offering soundproofed rooms with internet, spa facilities, and a restaurant, this 4-star superior hotel is just a 5-minute walk from Stuttgart Central Station. WiFi is available in all areas.


Novum Hotel Boulevard Stuttgart City, Stuttgart

Offering free WiFi, Novum Hotel Boulevard Stuttgart City is located in the city centre. The hotel is just a 10-minute walking distance from the Castle Square. Each of the rooms features a cable TV and a private bathroom with a hairdryer.


Steigenberger Graf Zeppelin, Stuttgart

This luxury hotel is situated in the centre of Stuttgart, directly opposite Stuttgart Central Station.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Stuttgart Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Stuttgart: Museum of Illusions Entry Ticket

Discover the interactive Museum of Illusions Stuttgart with a pre-booked entry ticket. Experience optical illusions, walk through mirror rooms, lose yourself in the Infinity Room, and learn about human perception.


Stuttgart 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Tour

Explore Stuttgart at your own pace with a 24-hour ticket for a hop-on-hop-off bus tour. Enjoy a comfortable ride in the open-top double-decker buses and discover the most important sights in the city.

Tour & transport

Stuttgart: Guided Ghost Walking Tour

Explore the Old Town of Stuttgart by night on a thrilling ghost tour. Listen to stories and discover legends about Stuttgart's eerie past.


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