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There are 6 ways to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Schwäbisch Gmünd by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe to Stuttgart Hbf S23 / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Schwäbisch Gmünd Rb13 / ...

9€ - 56€

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Bus  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Kirchheim unter Teck X10
  2. Take the bus from Kirchheim to Göppingen ZOB 914
  3. Take the bus from Göppingen ZOB to Schwäbisch Gmünd Schillerstr. 932

8€ - 16€

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Train via Schorndorf  •  1h 27m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe to Schorndorf S2 / ...
  2. Take the train from Schorndorf to Schwaebisch Gmuend Re / ...

9€ - 57€

Train, bus  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe to Schorndorf S2 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Schorndorf Grabenstr. to Schwäbisch Gmünd Bahnhof SEV 786-3

9€ - 17€

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Schwäbisch Gmünd 59.4 km

140€ - 180€

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Schwäbisch Gmünd 59.4 km

6€ - 10€

Stuttgart Airport (STR) → Schwäbisch Gmünd
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The most affordable way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Schwäbisch Gmünd is to drive, which costs 6€ - 10€ and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Schwäbisch Gmünd is to taxi which costs 140€ - 180€ and takes 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Schwäbisch Gmünd. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport and arriving at Schwäbisch Gmünd Schillerstr. via Kirchheim and Göppingen ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Schwäbisch Gmünd. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe and arriving at Schwäbisch Gmünd via Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 15m.

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The distance between Stuttgart Airport (STR) and Schwäbisch Gmünd is 46 km. The road distance is 59.4 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Schwäbisch Gmünd without a car is to train which takes 1h 15m and costs 9€ - 60€.

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It takes approximately 1h 15m to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Schwäbisch Gmünd, including transfers.

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

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Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Schwäbisch Gmünd train services, operated by DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg, depart from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Schwäbisch Gmünd is to train which takes 1h 15m and costs 9€ - 60€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 7€ - 16€ and takes 2h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Schwäbisch Gmünd.
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  • Distance: 46.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 15m

What companies run services between Stuttgart Airport (STR), Germany and Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany?

You can take a train from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Schwäbisch Gmünd via Stuttgart Hbf and Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof in around 1h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Schwäbisch Gmünd via Stuttgart, Stuttgart Kirchheim unter Teck, Kirchheim, and Göppingen ZOB in around 2h 35m.

Train operators
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe to Schorndorf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe to Schorndorf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Flughafen/Messe to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Schwäbisch Gmünd
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Flughafen/Messe to Schorndorf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Schorndorf to Schwäbisch Gmünd
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Schwaebisch Gmuend
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Go Ahead BW
Train from Schorndorf to Schwaebisch Gmuend
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Go Ahead BW
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Schwaebisch Gmuend
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Schorndorf to Schwaebisch Gmuend
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Bus from Schorndorf Grabenstr. to Schwäbisch Gmünd Bahnhof SEV
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Bahn DE
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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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 Stuttgart, Stuttgart Kirchheim unter Teck
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Bus from Echterdingen Flughafen/Messe to Kirchheim
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Bus from Kirchheim to Göppingen ZOB
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Bus from Göppingen ZOB to Schwäbisch Gmünd Schillerstr.
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Filsland
Website
filsland.de
Bus from Kirchheim u.T. ZOB to Göppingen ZOB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
filsland.de
Bus from Göppingen ZOB to Schwäbisch Gmünd Schillerstr.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
filsland.de
Other operators
Taxi from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Schwäbisch Gmünd
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
140€ - 180€
TS Taxi Stuttgart
Phone
+49 172 7273070
Taxi Auto Zentrale
Phone
+49 711/19410
Website
taxi-auto-zentrale.de

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Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Schwäbisch Gmünd bus services, operated by Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS), arrive at Schwäbisch Gmünd Schillerstr. station.

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Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Schwäbisch Gmünd train services, operated by Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS), arrive at Schwäbisch Gmünd station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Schwäbisch Gmünd is 59 km. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Schwäbisch Gmünd.

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