There are 9 ways to get from Lyon to Stuttgart by train, bus, rideshare, 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 TGV  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf Tgv / ...

$136 - $165

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Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport 306 / ...

$22 - $65

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Train via Zürich HB  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève 7-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Genève to Zürich HB 1 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Stuttgart Hbf Ic

$163 - $284

Bus Eurolines FR  •  9 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Lyon to Stuttgart Hbf

$80 - $120

Rideshare  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Lyon to Stuttgart 395.3 miles

$49

Drive  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Lyon to Stuttgart 391.9 miles

$80 - $130

Fly to Stuttgart  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Stuttgart (STR) LYS - STR

$92 - $297

Fly to Strasbourg, train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Strasbourg (SXB) LYS - SXB
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf

$107 - $446

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Frankfurt (FRA) LYS - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf

$117 - $337

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The cheapest way to get from Lyon to Stuttgart is to bus which costs 19€ - 55€ and takes 11 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lyon to Stuttgart is to fly which costs 75€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Lyon and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf. Services depart twice a week, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lyon to Stuttgart. However, there are services departing from Lyon Part Dieu and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 53 min.

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The distance between Lyon and Stuttgart is 470 km. The road distance is 627.1 km.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Stuttgart without a car is to train which takes 5 h 53 min and costs 110€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Lyon to Stuttgart, including transfers.

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Lyon to Stuttgart bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Lyon station.

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Lyon to Stuttgart train services, operated by TGV, depart from Lyon Part Dieu station.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Stuttgart is to train which takes 5 h 53 min and costs 110€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 70€ - 100€ and takes 9 h 22 min, you could also fly, which costs 75€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Lyon to Stuttgart.
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  • Distance: 293.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

What companies run services between Lyon, France and Stuttgart, Germany?

You can take a train from Lyon to Stuttgart via Strasbourg in around 5 h 53 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Lyon to Stuttgart twice a week. Tickets cost $80 - $120 and the journey takes 9 h 22 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Stuttgart via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Lyon to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Lyon to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $190
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
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 Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
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
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lyon to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Lyon, de Perrache - Galerie A to Stuttgart, Airport Busterminal SAB
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Lyon to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$49
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Lyon Airport to Stuttgart Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Lyon to Stuttgart train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Stuttgart Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lyon to Stuttgart is 627 km. It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to drive from Lyon to Stuttgart.

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Twin Jet, Air France and Lufthansa offer flights from Lyon Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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There are 606+ hotels available in Stuttgart. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Lyon and Stuttgart. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Lyon to Lyon Airport is to Rhonexpress which takes 29 min and costs 9€ - 15€.

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