There are 11 ways to get from Madrid to Stuttgart by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Stuttgart  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Stuttgart (STR) MAD - STR

$79 - $248

10 alternative options

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 43 min

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

$87 - $268

Fly to Strasbourg, train  •  7 h 15 min

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

$147 - $398

Fly to Munich, train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Munich (MUC) MAD - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf

$116 - $337

Fly to Zurich, train  •  8 h 51 min

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

$110 - $323

Fly to Basel, train  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Basel (BSL) MAD - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Karlsruhe Hbf
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf

$122 - $338

Train  •  14 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...

$413 - $533

Bus via Estrasburgo  •  27 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Estrasburgo
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf

$146 - $210

Bus, train  •  28 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Karlsruhe
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Interregio-Express / ...

$129 - $184

Bus  •  3 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Stuttgart

$120 - $180

Drive  •  17 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Stuttgart 1154.4 miles

$240 - $360

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Stuttgart, Germany?

Iberia, Air France and seven other airlines fly from Madrid to Stuttgart hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Stuttgart via Barcelona Sants, Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, and Paris Est in around 14 h 29 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Madrid to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Madrid to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Madrid to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Stuttgart via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Madrid to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,800
Flights from Madrid to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Madrid to Zurich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Madrid to Basel
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Basel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Stuttgart via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Frankfurt via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Munich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Madrid to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Madrid to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Stuttgart via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Strasbourg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Madrid to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Stuttgart via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Stuttgart via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Basel
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Madrid to Basel via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Madrid to Munich via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Madrid to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Stuttgart via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Zurich via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Madrid to Basel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Madrid to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $390
Flights from Madrid to Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Basel
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $600
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Madrid to Stuttgart via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
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 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Strasbourg to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $100
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40 - $42
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$210 - $240
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$210 - $240
1st Class
$280 - $420
Train from Paris Est to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
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
$50 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Estrasburgo
Ave. Duration
24 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 days 3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
alsa.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 - $70
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Madrid to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
27 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
eurolines.de

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Madrid and Stuttgart is 1377 km. The road distance is 1847 km.

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Stuttgart is to fly which costs 65€ - 210€ and takes 6 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Madrid to Stuttgart is to fly which takes 6 h 17 min and costs 65€ - 210€.

No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Stuttgart. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf via Barcelona Sants, Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 29 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Madrid and arriving at Stuttgart. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 3 days 3 h.

It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to get from Madrid to Stuttgart, including transfers.