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There are 7 ways to get from Salzburg to Stuttgart by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 20 min

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

$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 - $74

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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 - $124

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

$76 - $317

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

$119 - $288

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

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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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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 every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 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 best way to get from Salzburg to Stuttgart without a car is to train which takes 4 h 20 min and costs 65€ - 95€.

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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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Salzburg to Stuttgart bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Salzburg station.

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Salzburg to Stuttgart train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Salzburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Stuttgart is to train which takes 4 h 20 min and costs 65€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 6 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs 65€ - 280€ and takes 5 h 38 min.

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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 Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Salzburg to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Salzburg to Stuttgart via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Salzburg to Stuttgart via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Salzburg to Stuttgart via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Salzburg to Stuttgart via Split
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Salzburg to Stuttgart via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Salzburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Salzburg to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

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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
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 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 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
$75 - $95
Bus operators
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 Salzburg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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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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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Salzburg to Stuttgart bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Stuttgart station.

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Salzburg to Stuttgart train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Stuttgart Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salzburg to Stuttgart is 379 km. It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to drive from Salzburg to Stuttgart.

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Transavia Holland, KLM, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Salzburg Airport to Stuttgart Airport.

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There are 623+ hotels available in Stuttgart. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Salzburg to Salzburg Airport is to line 2 shuttle which takes 7 min and costs .

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