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.

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Fly to Lyon, train  •  5 h 40 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

$155 - $388

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  16 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Tübingen to Lyon, Lyon Perrache 306
  2. Take the train from Lyon-Perrache to St Etienne Châteaucreux
  3. Take the train from St Etienne Châteaucreux to Le Puy en Velay

$99 - $150

5 alternative options

Fly to Clermont-Ferrand, train  •  7 h 37 min

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

$153 - $660

Train TGV  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ic / ...
  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

$197 - $256

Bus  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Saint-Etienne Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Saint-Étienne to Lavoute sur Loire 30

Train via Zürich HB  •  14 h 14 min

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

$230 - $379

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 drive which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 7 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Loudes is to fly and train which costs 130€ - 330€ and takes 5 h 40 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 train which takes 11 h 5 min and costs 160€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 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 11 h 5 min and costs 160€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 32 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, Air France and Lufthansa offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Lyon Airport.

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There are 147+ hotels available in Loudes. Prices start at $58 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 40 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, Karlsruhe Hbf, Lyon Part Dieu, St Etienne Châteaucreux, and Le Puy en Velay in around 11 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Loudes via Saint-Etienne, St Etienne Châteaucreux, St Etienne Bellevue, Saint-Étienne, and Lavoute sur Loire in around 13 h 32 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Clermont-Ferrand via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
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 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Clermont-Ferrand via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
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
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from St Etienne Châteaucreux to Le Puy en Velay
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Clermont-Ferrand to Darsac
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$24 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Train from Lyon-Perrache to St Etienne Châteaucreux
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $30
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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
$31 - $35
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$40 - $42
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $33
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $33
1st Class
$35 - $60
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
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Genève
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 Stuttgart to Saint-Etienne
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Autocars Driot Masson
Phone
04 71 61 05 16
Email
adm@driot-masson.fr
Website
autocars-adm.fr
Bus from Saint-Étienne to Lavoute sur Loire
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
autocars-adm.fr
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 Tübingen to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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