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. It is an important base for low-cost carrier Eurowings and charter airlines Condor and TUI fly Deutschland. In 2007, Messe Stuttgart (Stuttgart Trade Fair) was opened alongside the airport, a favourable development for the city, the airport and foreign businessmen.


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 has four terminals, from west to east: T1, T2, T3 and T4. Terminal 4 will be rebuilt in the coming years.

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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 € 35.-. 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
30 min
€ 35.-

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

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

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 Deutschland


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, Stuttgart

Offering soundproofed rooms with internet, spa facilities, and fine Swabian cuisine, this stylish, 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: TV Tower Tickets

Visit the first TV tower in the world and enjoy a unique view over Stuttgart to the Black Forest and the Swabian Alps.


Stuttgart: Guided Wine Walk & Wine Tasting

Explore Stuttgart's most beautiful wine-growing areas. Take a walk through the vineyards which flourish upon the hills Stuttgart. Enjoy outstanding scenic lookout points. Taste authentic Stuttgart wines.

Tour & transport

Outletcity Metzingen: Shuttle Transfer from Stuttgart

Enjoy a relaxing shopping day at Outletcity Metzingen and discover more than 100 international premium and luxury brands in the hometown of Hugo Boss. The shopping shuttle runs you from Stuttgart directly to Outletcity Metzingen and back.


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