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There are 5 ways to get from Basel to Stuttgart by train, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 49m

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Stuttgart Hbf Ic

$60 - $90

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Train via Karlsruhe Hbf  •  2h 50m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Interregio-Express / ...

$73 - $116

Drive  •  2h 25m

  1. Drive from Basel to Stuttgart 162.5 miles

$30 - $50

Train to Zurich, fly  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Stuttgart (STR) ZRH - STR

$95 - $284

Fly from Basel  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Stuttgart (STR) BSL - STR

$70 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Stuttgart is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Stuttgart is to drive which costs SFr 30 - SFr 50 and takes 2h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Basel Bad Bf and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 2h 49m.

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The distance between Basel and Stuttgart is 181 km. The road distance is 260.1 km.

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The best way to get from Basel to Stuttgart without a car is to train which takes 2h 49m and costs SFr 60 - SFr 90.

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The train from Basel Bad Bf to Stuttgart Hbf takes 2h 49m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Basel to Stuttgart train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Basel Bad Bf station.

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The best way to get from Basel to Stuttgart is to train which takes 2h 49m and costs SFr 60 - SFr 90. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 300 and takes 5h 14m.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Stuttgart Airport is the direct flight which takes 40m.

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Basel to Stuttgart train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Stuttgart Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Basel to Stuttgart.
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  • Distance: 113 miles
  • Duration: 2h 49m

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Stuttgart, Germany?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Basel to Stuttgart once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 2h 49m. Alternatively, Lufthansa, easyJet and seven other airlines fly from Basel to Stuttgart hourly.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Basel to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Basel to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Basel to Stuttgart via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Stuttgart via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Stuttgart via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Basel to Stuttgart via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40 - $41

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Yes, the driving distance between Basel to Stuttgart is 260 km. It takes approximately 2h 25m to drive from Basel to Stuttgart.

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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There are 644+ hotels available in Stuttgart. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Basel to Basel Airport is to line 50 bus which takes 8m and costs SFr 2 - SFr 4.

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