There are 8 ways to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Reading by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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 London Heathrow, train  •  2 h 48 min

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

$102 - $330

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Bus  •  16 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Saarbrücken 236 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale Bus / ...
  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

$53 - $77

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Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  3 h 42 min

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

$70 - $262

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  4 h 4 min

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

$113 - $237

Train  •  8 h 35 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

$217 - $450

Bus, bus and ferry, train  •  20 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Bruxelles - North
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille 328 / ...
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  4. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Reading

$128 - $194

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

$296 - $353

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 24 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€ - 65€ and takes 16 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Reading is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 280€ and takes 2 h 48 min.

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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 (adj Savers) via Saarbrücken Hbf, Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière, London Victoria Coach Station and Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 57 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 35 min and costs 180€ - 390€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min 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 35 min and costs 180€ - 390€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 16 h 57 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: 2 h 48 min

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 Underground Station, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, and London Paddington in around 8 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Reading via Saarbrücken, Saarbrücken Hbf, Luxembourg, Gare Centrale, Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière, London, Victoria Green Line Station, London Victoria Coach Station, Reading, and Three Mile Cross, Mereoak Lane - Park & Ride in around 16 h 57 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $410
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $450
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 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
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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 - $230
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 Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Eurostar
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
$172
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 Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
cfl.lu
Mobiliteit
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Saarbrücken Hbf to Luxembourg, Gare routière
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mobiliteit.lu
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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 4 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 to Bruxelles - North
Ave. Duration
9 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$50
High
$56
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

Reading is 1 h behind Stuttgart Airport (STR). It is currently 10:07 PM in Stuttgart Airport (STR) and 9:07 PM in Reading.

British Airways, Lufthansa, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 510+ hotels available in Reading. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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