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There are 7 ways to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Loudes by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly to Lyon, train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Lyon (LYS) STR - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux
  3. Take the train from St Etienne Châteaucreux to Le Puy en Velay

$151 - $381

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 306 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Saint-Etienne
  3. Take the bus from Gare de St-Etienne-Châteaucreux to Gare de Le Puy-en-Velay

$70 - $124

5 alternative options

Fly to Clermont-Ferrand, train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Clermont-Ferrand (CFE) STR - CFE
  2. Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand to Darsac

$152 - $659

Bus, train inOui TGV  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Karlsruhe 027 / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux Tgv
  4. Take the train from St Etienne Châteaucreux to Le Puy en Velay

$174 - $222

Train  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux Tgv
  4. Take the train from St Etienne Châteaucreux to Le Puy en Velay

$192 - $255

Bus Eurolines FR, train  •  14 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart Hbf to Lyon
  2. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Perrache to Gare de Le Puy-en-Velay Le Puy-en-Velay - Lyon-Perrache

$137 - $200

Drive  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Loudes 482.5 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Loudes is to bus which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 17 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Loudes is to fly and train which costs 130€ - 340€ and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart Airport (STR) and Loudes is 576 km. The road distance is 772.1 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Loudes without a car is to bus and train which takes 10 h 15 min and costs 150€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Loudes, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Loudes is to train which takes 10 h 58 min and costs 160€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 17 h 3 min.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Loudes is 772 km. It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to drive from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Loudes.

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Twin Jet and Lufthansa offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 125+ hotels available in Loudes. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Loudes.
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  • Distance: 359.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

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

You can take a train from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Loudes via Hauptbahnhof, Stuttgart Hbf, Strasbourg, Lyon Part Dieu, St Etienne Châteaucreux, and Le Puy en Velay in around 10 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Loudes via Lyon, Lyon Perrache, Lyon Gare Perrache, Saint-Etienne, Gare de St-Etienne-Châteaucreux, and Gare de Le Puy-en-Velay in around 17 h 3 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Clermont-Ferrand via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Clermont-Ferrand via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Twin Jet
Website
twinjet.fr
Flights from Stuttgart to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Clermont-Ferrand via Porto
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $30
Train from St Etienne Châteaucreux to Le Puy en Velay
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $27
1st Class
$24 - $40
Train from Clermont-Ferrand to Darsac
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Gare de Lyon-Perrache to Gare de Le Puy-en-Velay
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $55
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to St Etienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$30 - $35
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Strasbourg to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
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 Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Website
Marino Autolinee
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Stuttgart Hbf to Lyon
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Stuttgart, Airport Busterminal SAB to Lyon, de Perrache - Galerie A
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
regiojet.com
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon Gare Perrache to Saint-Etienne
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus

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