There are 6 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 59 min

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

$75 - $120

Cheapest option

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

$49 - $74

4 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Salzburg to Stuttgart 236.6 miles

$45 - $75

Fly Salzburg to Stuttgart  •  6 h 29 min

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

$83 - $340

Fly Salzburg to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h

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

$138 - $351

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

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

$120 - $287

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

Austrian Railways (ÖBB) operates a train from Salzburg to Stuttgart every 3 hours. Tickets cost $75 - $120 and the journey takes 3 h 59 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 Salzburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Munich to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Stuttgart via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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 Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
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 Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Salzburg to Stuttgart via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Salzburg to Stuttgart via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
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 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Salzburg and Stuttgart is 306 km. The road distance is 379 km.

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

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Salzburg Hbf and arriving at Stuttgart Hbf. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 59 min.

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.

The train from Salzburg Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf takes 3 h 59 min including transfers and departs every three hours.