There are 6 ways to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Kaiserslautern by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Flughafen/Messe to Hauptbahnhof S3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf Re / ...

$41 - $61

Cheapest option

Bus via Karlsruhe  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Kaiserslautern N236

$10 - $18

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Kaiserslautern N236 / ...

$11 - $20

Bus, train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart Airport Echterdingen to Karlsruhe Central Station
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf Re

$41 - $56

Drive  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Kaiserslautern 125.6 miles

$26 - $40

Fly, train  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Frankfurt (FRA) STR - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf

$108 - $267

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Kaiserslautern is to bus which costs 9€ - 16€ and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Kaiserslautern is to drive which takes 1 h 50 min and costs 22€ - 35€.

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The distance between Stuttgart Airport (STR) and Kaiserslautern is 133 km. The road distance is 201 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Kaiserslautern, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport and arriving at Kaiserslautern. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Kaiserslautern. However, there are services departing from Flughafen/Messe and arriving at Kaiserslautern Hbf via Stuttgart Hbf and Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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What companies run services between Stuttgart Airport (STR), Germany and Kaiserslautern, Germany?

You can take a train from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Kaiserslautern via Hauptbahnhof, Stuttgart Hbf, and Mannheim Hbf in around 2 h 38 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Kaiserslautern twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $20 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Train operators
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Flughafen/Messe to Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
vvs.de
S-Bahn
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe to Stuttgart Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Kaiserslautern Hbf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $13
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $13
1st Class
$14 - $23
NS International
Website
nsinternational.nl
Train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Kaiserslautern
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Karlsruhe to Kaiserslautern
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Werner Reisen OHG
Phone
07246 / 1613
Email
info@wernerreisen.de
Website
wernerreisen.de
Bus from Stuttgart Airport Echterdingen to Karlsruhe Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
wernerreisen.de
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus

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