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There are 6 ways to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) by plane, train, ferry or bus

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Recommended option

Fly from Stuttgart

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Cagliari (CAG)

Cheapest option

Train to Frankfurt, fly

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Cagliari (CAG)

4 alternative options

Train, train to Munich, fly

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen-Pasing
  2. Take the train from Muenchen-Pasing to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Cagliari (CAG)

Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Salerno
  4. Take the ferry from Salerno to Cagliari

Bus, ferry via Rome

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal SAB to Rome Tiburtina
  2. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus Station to Salerno Via Lorenzo Cavaliero
  3. Take the ferry from Salerno to Cagliari

Bus, ferry

  1. Take the bus from Flughafen/Messe to Sibari
  2. Take the bus from Sibari to Salerno
  3. Take the ferry from Salerno to Cagliari

Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) by train, walk, ferry and bus

The journey time between Stuttgart Airport (STR) and Cagliari Airport (CAG) is around 2 days 8h and covers a distance of around 1978 km. This includes an average layover time of around 25h 19m. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 7h. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg, Go Ahead BW and others, the Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) service departs from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe and arrives in Aeroporto Elmas Arrivi. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
31h 7m
Layover time:
25h 19m
Total time:
2 days 8h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2 days 7h
Journey distance:
1978 km
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
89 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:08
Last service departs at:
08:08

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) train, walk, ferry and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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International entry into Italy from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Conditions of entry into Italy from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from Germany
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Israel, Martinique, Monaco, Réunion, Svalbard and Jan Mayen and United Kingdom
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Dominican Republic, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Maldives, Martinique, Mauritius, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
  • COVID-19 testing required within 72 hours from entering the country
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Dominican Republic, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Maldives, Martinique, Mauritius, Mayotte, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Réunion, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Japan, Jersey, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra and Monaco
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals who have visited Canada, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, United Kingdom and United States in the last 14 days
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: San Marino and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test within 2 days before arrival and testing upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from Aruba, Dominican Republic, Maldives, Mauritius and Seychelles

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Rules to follow in Italy

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cagliari Airport (CAG) is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cagliari Airport (CAG) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Cagliari Airport (CAG) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Italy.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 14 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) is to train and fly which costs €60 - €210 and takes 5h 57m.

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The fastest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) is to fly. Taking this option will cost €95 - €410 and takes 1h 55m.

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The distance between Stuttgart Airport (STR) and Cagliari Airport (CAG) is 1049 km.

The best way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) without a car is to train and ferry which takes 35h 37m and costs €140 - €370.

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It takes approximately 1h 55m to fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Cagliari (CAG), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Cagliari Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Cagliari Airport.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Cagliari Airport (CAG).
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  • Distance: 1049.3 km
  • Duration: 1h 55m

What companies run services between Stuttgart Airport (STR), Germany and Cagliari Airport (CAG), Italy?

Eurowings and Lufthansa fly from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Cagliari Airport (CAG) 4 times a week.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Cagliari via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Stuttgart to Cagliari via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €650
Flights from Frankfurt to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Frankfurt to Cagliari via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Flights from Munich to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €900
Flights from Munich to Cagliari via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€95 - €410
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen-Pasing
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Pasing
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Railjet
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen-Pasing
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Railjet
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Muenchen-Pasing
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenchen-Pasing to Muenchen Flughafen Terminal
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Regio AG Bayern
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Pasing to Flughafen München
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB Regio AG Bayern
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Go Ahead BW
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€29 - €34
1st Class
€23 - €28
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Abellio
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €170
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€55 - €80
Base Standard
€95 - €130
Base Premium
€110 - €170
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Salerno
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €120
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€40 - €65
Smart Low Cost
€40 - €60
Smart Flex
€85 - €120
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Salerno
Ave. Duration
12h 52m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€45 - €70
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal SAB to Rome Tiburtina
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Marino Autolinee
TTI Leonettibus SRL
Phone
+39081969167
Email
servizioclienti@leonettiroma.it
Website
leonettiroma.it
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus Station to Salerno Via Lorenzo Cavaliero
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
TTI Leonettibus SRL
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Flughafen/Messe to Sibari
Ave. Duration
23h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Ferry operators
Grimaldi Lines
Phone
+39.081.496.444
Email
info@grimaldi.napoli.it
Website
grimaldi-lines.com
Ferry from Salerno to Cagliari
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €60
Website
Grimaldi Lines

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