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There are 8 ways to get from Lugano to Stuttgart by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 52 min

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

$105 - $180

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Bus  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugano to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport 124

$32 - $52

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Drive  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Lugano to Stuttgart 268.9 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Milan Malpensa to Stuttgart  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Stuttgart (STR) MXP - STR

$56 - $177

Train to Zurich, fly to Stuttgart  •  5 h 28 min

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

$122 - $331

Fly Lugano to Zurich, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Zurich (ZRH) LUG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Stuttgart Hbf

$140 - $336

Fly Milan Malpensa to Zurich, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Zurich (ZRH) MXP - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Stuttgart Hbf

$159 - $400

Fly Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Frankfurt (FRA) MXP - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf

$139 - $331

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The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Stuttgart is to bus which costs SFr 30 - SFr 55 and takes 9 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Stuttgart is to drive which costs SFr 55 - SFr 85 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lugano to Stuttgart. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Ruhbank via Flughafen/Messe and Plieningen Seemühlenweg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Stuttgart. However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 52 min.

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The distance between Lugano and Stuttgart is 309 km. The road distance is 430.2 km.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Stuttgart without a car is to train which takes 6 h 52 min and costs SFr 100 - SFr 180.

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It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from Lugano to Stuttgart, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Lugano to Stuttgart is to train which takes 6 h 52 min and costs SFr 100 - SFr 180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 30 - SFr 55 and takes 9 h 33 min, you could also fly, which costs SFr 55 - SFr 180 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Lugano to Stuttgart.
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  • Distance: 192.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 52 min

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

You can take a train from Lugano to Stuttgart via Zürich HB in around 6 h 52 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Lugano to Stuttgart once daily. Tickets cost $27 - $45 and the journey takes 8 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Lugano to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Lugano to Zurich
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,400
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 Lugano to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
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
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
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 Lugano to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Milan Malpensa Airport to Stuttgart Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Lugano to Stuttgart bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lugano to Stuttgart is 430 km. It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to drive from Lugano to Stuttgart.

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easyJet, Air Dolomiti, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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There are 611+ hotels available in Stuttgart. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Milan Malpensa Airport is to shuttle which takes 1 h 5 min and costs SFr 24 - SFr 35.

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