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
13 km
20 min

Public transport

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.

S-Bahn tickets
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!


Stuttgart: TV Tower Tickets

€ 9

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

Mercedes-Benz Arena: VfB Stuttgart Stadium Tour

€ 11

Go behind the scenes at the Mercedes-Benz Arena by participating in this 1.5-hour VfB Stuttgart stadium tour. Take your seat in the home team's changing room, walk down the players’ tunnel, and imagine the roar of more than 60,000 fans.

Stuttgart: Anastasia Musical Tickets

€ 118.86

Experience the Broadway musical Anastasia at the Stage Palladium Theater in Stuttgart. Get swept away by the thrilling story of Anastasia and enjoy impressive musical performances in German.


Stuttgart: Guided Wine Walk & Wine Tasting

€ 31

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.

Stuttgart: Vineyard Experience Hike

€ 29

Explore Stuttgart's vineyards and let your guide lead you through the Stuttgart area of Steinhalde in original costume. Taste some of the local wines and have a great time playing a number of wine games.

Stuttgart: Culinary Excursion through Bad Cannstatt

€ 29

Discover the oldest part of Stuttgart on a culinary tour. Explore the tourist highlights of Bad Cannstatt, and enjoy the culinary delights of the regional cuisine.

Tours and transport

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

€ 18

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.

StuttCard - Stuttgart All-Inclusive

€ 27

When in Stuttgart, use your StuttCard to discover loads of discounts and perks on great attractions including the Natural History Museum and Stuttgart TV Tower. Your StuttCard also has discounts on hop-on hop-off buses, making it easy to get around!

Outletcity Metzingen: Shuttle Transfer from Stuttgart

€ 10

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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