There are 4 ways to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Flughafen/Messe to Hauptbahnhof S3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Ansbach Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Ansbach to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber) Rb / ...
  4. Take the train from Steinach to Rothenburg ob der Tauber R82

$41 - $74

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Nuremberg 042 / ...
  2. Take the train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach Ic / ...

$21 - $52

2 alternative options

Train, line 807 bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt to Dombühl Re
  2. Take the line 807 bus from Dombühl Bahnhof to Rothenburg P1 Fr.-Hörner-Weg 807

$35 - $48

Drive  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber 104.2 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is to drive which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 1 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber is to drive which costs 18€ - 27€ and takes 1 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber. However, there are services departing from Flughafen/Messe and arriving at Rothenburg ob der Tauber via Stuttgart Hbf, Ansbach and Steinach. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 34 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart Airport (STR) and Rothenburg ob der Tauber is 105 km. The road distance is 166.7 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber without a car is to train which takes 4 h 34 min and costs 30€ - 65€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber, including transfers.

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Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train services, operated by Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS), depart from Flughafen/Messe station.

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Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train services, operated by VGN, arrive at Rothenburg ob der Tauber station.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber.
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  • Distance: 65.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

What companies run services between Stuttgart Airport (STR), Germany and Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany?

You can take a train from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Rothenburg ob der Tauber via Hauptbahnhof, Stuttgart Hbf, Ansbach, Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber), and Steinach in around 4 h 34 min.

Train operators
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Flughafen/Messe to Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
vvs.de
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 Ansbach
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ansbach to Steinach(b Rothenburg ob der Tauber)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt to Dombühl
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
bahn.de
VGN
Email
info@vgn.de
Website
vgn.de
Train from Ansbach to Steinach
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
vgn.de
Train from Steinach to Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
vgn.de
Train from Nürnberg Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
vgn.de
Bus operators
VGN
Email
info@vgn.de
Website
vgn.de
Bus from Dombühl Bahnhof to Rothenburg P1 Fr.-Hörner-Weg
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
vgn.de
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 Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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