Transportation to and from Stuttgart Airport
What is the distance from Stuttgart Airport to the centre of Stuttgart?
The B27 connects the airport and Stuttgart with each other. The distance to the centre (Schlossplatz) is 13 kilometres / 8.1 miles and travel time by car about 20 minutes.
From STR Airport to Stuttgart City centre by Car
S-Bahn to Stuttgart
The public transport connection between the airport and Stuttgart is excellent; you can use the S-Bahn rapid rail network. The station of Stuttgart Airport, which is named Flughafen/Messe, can be found at Level 1 of Terminal 1. Travel time to the main railway station Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof is 27 minutes. Both S-Bahn S2 (direction Schorndorf) and S-Bahn S3 (direction Backnang) run from the airport to the city, every 10 to 20 minutes. During the weekend, you have a travel option every 15 minutes with S2 and S3. Do you want to go to the city centre, it is better to get off at Rotebühlplatz Stadtmitte (25 minutes), one stop before the central station.
You need a ticket for 2 zones which costs € 2.90 for adults and € 1.40 for children from 6 up to 14 years. The price of a day ticket for 2 zones is € 6.00, a “GruppenTagesTicket” that you can use with a maximum of five people costs only € 12.00. At the S-Bahn stations, it is easy to buy one or more tickets from the ticket vending machines. However, buying tickets in advance (Handy Ticket) is the most advantageous. Please consult website VVS for more information.
The super convenient StuttCard All Inclusive gives you access to all museums and many attractions in Stuttgart. Next to this public transport is included, also the journey to and from the airport. The Hop-on Hop-off Sightseeing Bus Tour is a must if you want to see a lot of Stuttgart and surroundings in a relatively short time!
Tours and transport
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, discover the most important sights in the city, and get lots of information with the audio guide.
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