There are 4 ways to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Heilbronn by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Flughafen/Messe to Hauptbahnhof S3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Heilbronn Hbf Rb / ...

$18 - $27

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Heilbronn, Heilbronn central station N17 / ...

$4 - $8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Heilbronn 44.3 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Heilbronn 44.3 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Heilbronn is to bus which costs 3€ - 7€ and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Heilbronn is to taxi which costs 150€ - 180€ and takes 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport and arriving at Heilbronn, Heilbronn central station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Heilbronn. However, there are services departing from Flughafen/Messe and arriving at Heilbronn Hbf via Stuttgart Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart Airport (STR) and Heilbronn is 50 km. The road distance is 70.8 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Heilbronn without a car is to train which takes 1 h 23 min and costs 15€ - 23€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Heilbronn, including transfers.

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Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Heilbronn bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Heilbronn.
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  • Distance: 31.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 23 min

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

You can take a train from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Heilbronn via Hauptbahnhof and Stuttgart Hbf in around 1 h 23 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Heilbronn every 3 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 30 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
Train from Hauptbahnhof to Heilbronn Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Heilbronn Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
bahn.de
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 Heilbronn, Heilbronn central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Heilbronn
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Taxi Auto Zentrale
Phone
+49 711/19410
Website
taxi-auto-zentrale.de
TS Taxi Stuttgart
Phone
+49 172 7273070

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