There are 7 ways to get from Salzburg to Stuttgart by train, bus, 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  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ec / ...

$75 - $110

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Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Salzburg to Munich, Munich central bus station 086
  2. Take the bus from München Zob to Stuttgart

$48 - $73

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf M / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...

$84 - $123

Drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Stuttgart 236.6 miles

$45 - $75

Fly Salzburg to Stuttgart  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Salzburg (SZG) to Stuttgart (STR) SZG - STR

$60 - $350

Train to Munich, fly to Stuttgart  •  5 h 19 min

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

$117 - $281

Fly Salzburg to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 5 min

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

$138 - $351

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salzburg to Stuttgart is to bus which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salzburg to Stuttgart is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The distance between Salzburg and Stuttgart is 306 km. The road distance is 378.5 km.

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The train from Salzburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf takes 4 h 20 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salzburg to Stuttgart. However, there are services departing from Salzburg and arriving at Stuttgart via München Zob. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf. Services depart four times a day, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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There is no direct flight from Salzburg Airport to Stuttgart Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Salzburg to Stuttgart.
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  • Distance: 191.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

What companies run services between Salzburg, Austria and Stuttgart, Germany?

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Salzburg to Stuttgart 4 times a day. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salzburg to Stuttgart via Munich, Munich central bus station and München Zob in around 6 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Salzburg to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Munich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Salzburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Salzburg to Stuttgart via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Salzburg to Stuttgart via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Salzburg to Stuttgart via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Salzburg to Stuttgart via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Stuttgart via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Salzburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Salzburg to Stuttgart via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Salzburg to Stuttgart via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Salzburg to Stuttgart via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from München Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Salzburg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from München Zob to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de

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