There are 7 ways to get from Bern to Stuttgart by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Re / ...

$98 - $169

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Bus RegioJet  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld to Stuttgart, Airport Busterminal SAB RegioJet

$16 - $23

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Train via Zürich HB  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Stuttgart Hbf Ic

$86 - $147

Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Strasbourg N506 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf

$53 - $87

Drive  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Stuttgart 184.9 miles

$35 - $60

Train to Zurich, fly to Stuttgart  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Stuttgart (STR) ZRH - STR

$96 - $283

Train to Basel, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BSL - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf

$149 - $399

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bern to Stuttgart. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bern to Stuttgart. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf via Basel SBB and Karlsruhe Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 8 min.

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The distance between Bern and Stuttgart is 241 km. The road distance is 295.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Stuttgart without a car is to train which takes 4 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Bern to Stuttgart, including transfers.

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Bern to Stuttgart bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bern station.

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

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The best way to get from Bern to Stuttgart is to train which takes 4 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 17 min.

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

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Bern to Stuttgart bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Stuttgart Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Stuttgart.
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  • Distance: 150.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

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

You can take a train from Bern to Stuttgart via Basel SBB and Karlsruhe Hbf in around 4 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bern to Stuttgart via Strasbourg and Strasbourg in around 6 h 17 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Basel to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
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 Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40 - $41
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bern to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld to Strasbourg, Place de l'Étoile
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld to Stuttgart, Airport Busterminal SAB
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Bern to Stuttgart train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Stuttgart Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bern to Stuttgart is 296 km. It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to drive from Bern to Stuttgart.

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Swiss offers flights from Zurich Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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