There are 5 ways to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ettlingen by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus FlixBus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Karlsruhe 027 / ...

$4 - $9

4 alternative options

Bus Werner Reisen OHG  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart Airport Echterdingen to Karlsruhe Central Station

$17 - $18

Train  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Flughafen/Messe to Hauptbahnhof S3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Interregio-Express / ...

$24 - $37

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ettlingen 48.5 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ettlingen 48.5 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ettlingen is to bus which costs 3€ - 8€ and takes 1 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ettlingen is to taxi which costs 160€ - 200€ and takes 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ettlingen. However, there are services departing from Flughafen/Messe and arriving at Ettlingen Erbprinz / Schloss via Stuttgart Hbf and Karlsruhe Hbf Vorplatz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 1 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart Airport (STR) and Ettlingen is 64 km. The road distance is 77.6 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ettlingen without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 27 min and costs 3€ - 8€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ettlingen, including transfers.

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Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ettlingen train services, operated by Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS), depart from Flughafen/Messe station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ettlingen is to bus which takes 1 h 27 min and costs 3€ - 8€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 20€ - 35€ and takes 2 h 1 min.

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Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ettlingen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Karlsruhe Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ettlingen is 78 km. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ettlingen.

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There are 492+ hotels available in Ettlingen. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 39.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 27 min

What companies run services between Stuttgart Airport (STR), Germany and Ettlingen, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ettlingen hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ettlingen via Hauptbahnhof, Stuttgart Hbf, Karlsruhe Hbf, and Karlsruhe Hbf Vorplatz in around 2 h 1 min.

Train operators
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Flughafen/Messe to Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
vvs.de
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 Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40 - $41
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 Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Werner Reisen OHG
Phone
07246 / 1613
Email
info@wernerreisen.de
Website
wernerreisen.de
Bus from Stuttgart Airport Echterdingen to Karlsruhe Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
wernerreisen.de
Other operators
Taxi from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ettlingen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Taxi Auto Zentrale
Phone
+49 711/19410
Website
taxi-auto-zentrale.de
TS Taxi Stuttgart
Phone
+49 172 7273070

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