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Stuttgart Airport. Direct flight and train bus connections within Germany

Stuttgart Airport

Stuttgart Airport is an international airport, located about 13 km south of the German city, in the Baden-Württemberg region. Equipped with 4 terminals, it is the sixth largest airport in all of Germany, with passenger traffic of over 10 million per year.

Within the immense complex there are shopping areas, duty-free, pharmacy, numerous ATMs, bars and restaurants. For the little ones there is McDonalds, while, for beer lovers there is even a Biergarten. We are still in Germany!

The WI-FI line is available FREE for the first 3 hours, in all airport terminals. You simply need to connect to the “AIRPORT_FREE_WIFI” network and follow the instructions that appear on the screen.

BESUCHERTERRASSE is a splendid observation point on the runway and on the airplanes. Open every day from 08:00 to 21:00 with free admission.

Stuttgart Airport

Photo ©, Olga Ernst

Here is the list of direct connections with Stuttgart Airport*:

ALBANIA: Tirana.
AUSTRIA: Graz, Vienna.
BELGIUM: Brussels
BOSNIA: Sarajevo.
BULGARIA: Burgas,Sofia, Varna.
CAPE VERDE: Boa Vista, Sal.
CROATIA: Dubrovnik, Pula, Rijeka, Split, Zadar, Zagreb.
CYPRUS: Larnaca,
DENMARK: Copenhagen.
EGYPT: Cairo, Hurghada, Marsa Alam.
ENGLAND: London–Heathrow,
FINLAND: Helsinki.
FRANCE: Bastia, Nice, Paris–Charles de Gaulle
GEORGIA: Tbilisi.
GERMANY: Berlin, Bremen, Dresden, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Hanover, Leipzig/Halle, Lübeck, Munich, Sylt.
GREECE: Athens, Chania, Corfu, Heraklion, Kalamata, Kavala, Kos, Mykonos, Patras, Preveza/Lefkada, Rhodes, Santorini, Skiathos, Thessaloniki, Zakynthos.
HUNGARY: Budapest.
ISRAEL: Tel Aviv.
ITALY: Bari, Brindisi, Cagliari, Catania, Lamezia Terme, Milan–Malpensa, Naples, Olbia, Palermo, Pisa, Rome–Fiumicino, Venice.
KOSOVO: Pristina.
LEBANON: Beirut.
POLAND: Kraków, Warsaw–Chopin
PORTUGAL: Faro, Funchal, Lisbon, Porto.
ROMANIA: Bucharest, Sibiu, Timișoara.
SERBIA: Belgrade.
SPAIN: Alicante, Barcelona, Bilbao, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Ibiza, Jerez de la Frontera, Lanzarote, La Palma, Madrid, Málaga, Menorca, Palma de Mallorca, Tenerife–South, Valencia.
SWEDEN: Arvidsjaur, Stockholm–Arlanda.
TUNISIA: Djerba, Monastir, Tunis.
TURKEY: Adana, Ankara, Antalya, Bodrum, Dalaman, Gaziantep, Istanbul, Istanbul–Sabiha Gökçen, İzmir, Kayseri, Konya, Kütahya-Zafer, Ordu–Giresun, Samsun, Trabzon.
USA: Atlanta.



The efficient U6 line (Stadtbahn) connects every day, every 10 minutes, Stuttgart Airport and the city center, including the central railway station HBF. Flughafen/Messe is the terminus. The station is just a 5-minute walk from the airport entrance.

The U6 line is active every day, from 04:00 in the morning until 01:30 at night. To reach the airport you will need to buy a single ticket for 2 ZONES at a cost of €3.20 per adult and €1.50 for children aged 6 to 14. Children up to 6 years of age travel for free.


Train Station Flughafen-Messe Stuttgart

Photo ©, Giftzwerg 88

The suburban S-Bahn railway connects the airport with the city of Stuttgart. The train is the ideal way to reach the neighboring areas. From the Central Railway Station Hauptbahnhof, in about 25 minutes, you can reach Stuttgart Airport. The same 2-zone tram ticket is sharpened. Every day there are 4 connections every hour on holidays, and one train every 30′ on weekends.

The presence of an important national railway hub allows you to reach various cities in a short time. The intercity IC connects Stuttgart Hbf with Karlsruhe in one hour. The ticket costs a total of €8.10 per adult.


The Bus Terminal (SAB) is located between the Airport’s T4 and Flughafenstrasse. There are 18 platforms, numbered progressively from one to eighteen. Long-distance buses all depart from 4 to 18.

Here are the main bus lines, connected with Terminal SAB:

122 Esslingen – Flughafen (Airport)
806 S-Degerloch – Flughafen (Airport) – Bernhausen
828 Tübingen – Flughafen (Airport)

Expresso X3 Pfullingen – Reutlingen – Flughafen (Airport)
X10 Kirchheim / Teck – Flughafen / Messe
X60 Leonberg – Flughafen / Messe

Further info and updates are available at this link.

*The list is subject to change. All links, updated, can be consulted on the official website. Before leaving, it is recommended to inquire about the provisions and rules on COVID-19 in Germany, and on the mandatory nature of the vaccine. Timetables and connections are subject to change.

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