There are 7 ways to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Saanen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Spiez Ice / ...

$143 - $238

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Bus  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Karlsruhe 027 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Montreux 222

$26 - $49

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Train via Zürich HB  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB Ic
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Spiez 8 / ...

$133 - $216

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Saanen 236.3 miles

$45 - $75

Fly to Geneva, train, line 120 train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Geneva (GVA) STR - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Montreux
  3. Take the line 120 train from Montreux to Saanen

Fly to Zurich, train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Zurich (ZRH) STR - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Spiez

$126 - $330

Fly to Berne, line 4 train, train, line 120 train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Berne (BRN) STR - BRN
  2. Take the line 4 train from Belp to Thun
  3. Take the train from Spiez to Zweisimmen
  4. Take the line 120 train from Zweisimmen to Saanen

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Saanen is to bus which costs 22€ - 45€ and takes 10 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Saanen is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 4 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Saanen. However, there are services departing from Flughafen/Messe and arriving at Saanen via Stuttgart Hbf, Karlsruhe Hbf, Basel SBB, Spiez and Zweisimmen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 6 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart Airport (STR) and Saanen is 284 km. The road distance is 378.1 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Saanen without a car is to train which takes 8 h 6 min and costs 120€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 6 min to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Saanen, including transfers.

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Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Saanen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Saanen is to train which takes 8 h 6 min and costs 120€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 45€ and takes 10 h 8 min.

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There is no direct flight from Stuttgart Airport to Geneva Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Saanen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Spiez station.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Saanen.
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  • Distance: 177.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 6 min

What companies run services between Stuttgart Airport (STR), Germany and Saanen, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Saanen via Hauptbahnhof, Stuttgart Hbf, Karlsruhe Hbf, Basel SBB, Spiez, and Zweisimmen in around 8 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Saanen via Karlsruhe, Montreux, Chailly-Montreux, Chailly P+R, Fontanivent, gare, and Fontanivent in around 10 h 8 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Berne via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Berne via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Stuttgart to Berne via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Stuttgart to Berne via Olbia
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Berne via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Stuttgart to Berne via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Berne via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Stuttgart to Berne via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Berne via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Berne via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Helvetic Airways
Website
helvetic.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Berne via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Berne via Irakleion
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $430
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Geneva via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Train operators
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 Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
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
$41 - $42
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 Basel SBB to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Montreux
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
MOB
Website
mob.ch
Train from Montreux to Saanen
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
mob.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zweisimmen to Saanen
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
mob.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Belp to Thun
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Spiez to Zweisimmen
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
bls.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Montreux
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Saanen is 378 km. It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to drive from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Saanen.

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Scandinavian Airlines, easyJet, Austrian Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 687+ hotels available in Saanen. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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