There are 10 ways to get from Milan 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  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb Ec
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Stuttgart Hbf Ic

$101 - $152

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Bus Gruppo Di Maio  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Grandate - Stazione to Zuffenhausen - Schutzenbuhlstrasse Hotel

$31 - $49

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Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim 024 / ...

$33 - $60

Rideshare  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Milan to Stuttgart 316.4 miles

$44

Drive  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Milan to Stuttgart 316.1 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Milan Malpensa to Stuttgart  •  4 h 13 min

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

$43 - $156

Train to Zurich, fly to Stuttgart  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Stuttgart (STR) ZRH - STR

$99 - $282

Fly Milan Linate to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 23 min

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

$117 - $342

Fly Milan Malpensa to Zurich, train  •  6 h 44 min

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

$141 - $386

Fly Milan Malpensa to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 40 min

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

$128 - $316

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Stuttgart is to bus which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 9 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Stuttgart is to fly which costs 35€ - 140€ and takes 4 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Stuttgart. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 23 min.

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The distance between Milan and Stuttgart is 369 km. The road distance is 505.7 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Stuttgart without a car is to train which takes 7 h 23 min and costs 85€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to get from Milan to Stuttgart, including transfers.

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Milan to Stuttgart train services, operated by Trenitalia Eurocity, depart from Milano Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Stuttgart is to train which takes 7 h 23 min and costs 85€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 26€ - 45€ and takes 9 h 27 min, you could also fly, which costs 35€ - 140€ and takes 4 h 13 min.

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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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Milan 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 Milan to Stuttgart is 506 km. It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to drive from Milan 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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  • Distance: 230.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 23 min

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Stuttgart, Germany?

You can take a train from Milan to Stuttgart via Zuerich Hb and Zürich HB in around 7 h 23 min. Alternatively, Gruppo Di Maio operates a bus from Milan to Stuttgart twice a week. Tickets cost $25 - $35 and the journey takes 7 h 17 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Zurich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Milan Linate to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
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 6 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 Milan Malpensa to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
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
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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
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 Milano Centrale to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 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
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
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Grandate - Stazione to Zuffenhausen - Schutzenbuhlstrasse Hotel
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it
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 Milan, Milan to Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Milan to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$44
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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