There are 5 ways to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe to Stuttgart Hbf (tief) S 2 / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...

$32 - $49

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe Stuttgart > Karlsruhe > Strasbourg > Mulhouse > Besançon > Dijon > Lyon - Gare routière Perrache > Saint-Etienne > Clermont-Ferrand > Brive-la-Gaillarde > Bordeaux Centre > Bayonne > Saint-Sébastien > Hernani / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Mannheim Turin - Gare routière > Milan > Lucerne > Zurich > Winterthur > Singen > Stuttgart > Karlsruhe > Mannheim > Francfort-sur-le-Main

$7 - $10

3 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  2 h 10 min

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

$8 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein 90.1 miles

$19 - $28

Fly, train  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Frankfurt (FRA) STR - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf

$91 - $238

What companies run services between Stuttgart Airport (STR), Germany and Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany?

You can take a train from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein via Stuttgart Hbf (tief) and Stuttgart Hbf in around 1 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein via Karlsruhe in around 2 h 5 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Train operators
S-Bahn
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe to Stuttgart Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$23 - $26
Standard
$23 - $35
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Karlsruhe to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Stuttgart Airport to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Stuttgart Airport (STR) and Ludwigshafen am Rhein is 103 km. The road distance is 144 km.

The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein is to bus which costs 5€ - 8€ and takes 2 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ludwigshafen am Rhein is to drive which takes 1 h 21 min and costs 15€ - 23€.

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport and arriving at Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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