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There are 5 ways to get from Heidelberg to Stuttgart Airport (STR) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train via Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Heidelberg, Hbf to Flughafen/Messe

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Train

  1. Take the train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe

Drive

  1. Drive from Heidelberg to Stuttgart Airport (STR)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Heidelberg to Stuttgart Airport

Heidelberg to Stuttgart Airport (STR) by train

The train journey time between Heidelberg and Stuttgart Airport (STR) is around 1h 37m and covers a distance of around 110 km. This includes an average layover time of around 21 min. The fastest train normally takes 1h 11m. Operated by DB Fernverkehr, ABELLIO Rail, Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS) and others, the Heidelberg to Stuttgart Airport (STR) train service departs from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof and arrives in Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe. Typically 120 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
1h 15m
Layover time:
21 min
Total time:
1h 37m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
1h 11m
Train distance:
110 km
Trains per week:
120
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
5 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:05
Last train departs at:
22:49

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Heidelberg to Stuttgart Airport (STR) train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The cheapest way to get from Heidelberg to Stuttgart Airport (STR) is to train via Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof which costs €14 - €20 and takes 1h 14m.

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The fastest way to get from Heidelberg to Stuttgart Airport (STR) is to drive which takes 1h 11m and costs €14 - €21.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heidelberg, Hbf and arriving at Flughafen/Messe. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h.

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No, there is no direct train from Heidelberg to Stuttgart Airport (STR). However, there are services departing from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe via Stuttgart Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 14m.

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The distance between Heidelberg and Stuttgart Airport (STR) is 88 km. The road distance is 126.6 km.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Stuttgart Airport (STR) without a car is to train via Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof which takes 1h 14m and costs €14 - €20.

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It takes approximately 1h 14m to get from Heidelberg to Stuttgart Airport (STR), including transfers.

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Heidelberg to Stuttgart Airport (STR) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Heidelberg, Hbf station.

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Heidelberg to Stuttgart Airport (STR) train services, operated by DB Fernverkehr, depart from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof station.

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The best way to get from Heidelberg to Stuttgart Airport (STR) is to train via Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof which takes 1h 14m and costs €14 - €20. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €9 - €35 and takes 2h.

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Map of how to get from Heidelberg to Stuttgart Airport (STR).
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  • Distance: 87.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 14m

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

You can take a train from Heidelberg to Stuttgart Airport (STR) via Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof and Stuttgart Hbf in around 1h 14m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Heidelberg, Hbf to Flughafen/Messe 3 times a day. Tickets cost €9 - €12 and the journey takes 2h. EuroClub also services this route 6 times a week.

Train operators
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €14
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Heidelberg central station to Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Flixtrain
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Heidelberg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€17 - €26
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Heidelberg, Hbf to Flughafen/Messe
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
EuroClub
Phone
+38(066)-281-80-41
Email
euroclubbus@gmail.com
Website
eclub.kiev.ua
Bus from Heidelberg Alte Eppelheimer to Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal SAB
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
EuroClub
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Heidelberg to Stuttgart Airport

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Heidelberg to Stuttgart Airport (STR) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Flughafen/Messe station.

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Heidelberg to Stuttgart Airport (STR) train services, operated by DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg, arrive at Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Heidelberg to Stuttgart Airport (STR) is 127 km. It takes approximately 1h 11m to drive from Heidelberg to Stuttgart Airport (STR).

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