There are 9 ways to get from Stuttgart Station to Bologna by plane, train, bus or car

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 Stuttgart to Bologna  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Bologna (BLQ) STR - BLQ

$73 - $248

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Bus  •  12 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Bologna, Bologna N77 / ...

$51 - $86

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Train to Frankfurt, fly to Bologna  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bologna (BLQ) FRA - BLQ

$118 - $373

Fly Stuttgart to Venice, train  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Venice (VCE) STR - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le

$84 - $364

Train to Munich, fly to Bologna  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Bologna (BLQ) MUC - BLQ

$120 - $332

Train via Milano Centrale  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB Ic
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale Ec
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le Fr

$115 - $188

Bus, train  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Fellbach to Verona
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le Fa / ...

$56 - $81

Train  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Bologna Centrale Ec

$111 - $185

Drive  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart Station to Bologna 449.1 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart Station to Bologna is to bus and train which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 10 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart Station to Bologna is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 320€ and takes 4 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart Station to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Zuerich Hb and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart Station and Bologna is 505 km. The road distance is 718.6 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart Station to Bologna without a car is to train which takes 8 h 50 min and costs 95€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Stuttgart Station to Bologna, including transfers.

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Stuttgart Station to Bologna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart Station to Bologna is to fly which takes 5 h 26 min and costs 60€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 95€ - 160€ and takes 8 h 50 min, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 12 h 57 min.

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There is no direct flight from Stuttgart Airport to Bologna Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Stuttgart Station to Bologna train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Bologna C.Le station.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart Station to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 315.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

What companies run services between Stuttgart Station, Germany and Bologna, Italy?

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and 11 other airlines fly from Stuttgart Station to Bologna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stuttgart Station to Bologna via Zürich HB, Zuerich Hb, and Milano Centrale in around 8 h 50 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Flights from Stuttgart to Bologna via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Flights from Frankfurt to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Stuttgart to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Stuttgart to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Munich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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
Train from München Hbf to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
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 Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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