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There are 3 ways to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ulm by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Ulm 101 / ...

$4 - $50

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Train  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Flughafen/Messe to Hauptbahnhof S3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hauptbahnhof R1 / ...

$14 - $45

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ulm 51.1 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ulm is to drive which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ulm is to drive which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport and arriving at Ulm. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ulm. However, there are services departing from Flughafen/Messe and arriving at Ulm Hauptbahnhof via Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 37 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart Airport (STR) and Ulm is 67 km. The road distance is 81.8 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ulm without a car is to bus which takes 1 h and costs 4€ - 45€.

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The bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Ulm takes 1 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ulm is to bus which takes 1 h and costs 4€ - 45€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 12€ - 40€ and takes 1 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ulm.
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  • Distance: 42 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ulm hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h. Eurolines DE also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ulm via Hauptbahnhof in around 1 h 37 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
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
vvs.de
Train from Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
vvs.de
S-Bahn
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Flughafen/Messe to Stuttgart Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
bahn.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 Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $43
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 Ulm
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Stuttgart Airport to Ulm ZOB
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
eurolines.de

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Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ulm bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Ulm station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ulm is 82 km. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Stuttgart Airport (STR) to Ulm.

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