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There are 9 ways to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Reading by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  3 h

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to London Heathrow (LHR) STR - LHR
  2. Take the train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading

$73 - $284

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Bus  •  18 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Karlsruhe 027 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station 299
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to London, Victoria Green Line Station
  4. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Reading

$52 - $82

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Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to London Gatwick (LGW) STR - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading

$70 - $257

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Birmingham (BHX) STR - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Reading

$113 - $237

Train inOui TGV  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$211 - $457

Train via Köln Hauptbahnhof  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading

$204 - $423

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  19 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart Flughafen to Frankfurt am Main
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Lille
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  4. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Reading

$164 - $244

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Reading

$295 - $352

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Reading

$150 - $221

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Reading is to bus which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 18 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Reading is to fly and train which costs 60€ - 250€ and takes 3 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Reading. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport and arriving at Reading Town Centre, St Marys Butts via Karlsruhe, Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière, London Victoria Coach Station and Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 25 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart Airport (STR) and Reading is 787 km.

The best way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Reading without a car is to train which takes 8 h 58 min and costs 180€ - 400€.

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Reading, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Reading is to train which takes 8 h 58 min and costs 180€ - 400€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 18 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Reading bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Reading station.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Reading.
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  • Distance: 491.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

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

You can take a train from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Reading via Hauptbahnhof, Stuttgart Hbf, Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Gare du Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, and London Paddington in around 8 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Reading via Karlsruhe, Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station, Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière, London, Victoria Green Line Station, London Victoria Coach Station, and Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride in around 18 h 25 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Stuttgart to London Gatwick via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $320
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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
Bus from Karlsruhe to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
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
Schedules at
marinobus.it
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 Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
regiojet.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Stuttgart Flughafen to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt to Lille
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$55
High
$58
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Reading is 1 h behind Stuttgart Airport (STR). It is currently 11:47 AM in Stuttgart Airport (STR) and 10:47 AM in Reading.

British Airways, Air France, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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