There are 8 ways to get from Stuttgart to Barcelona by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Stuttgart  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Barcelona (BCN) STR - BCN

$63 - $262

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Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6 h 2 min

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

$108 - $387

Train to Zurich, fly  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Barcelona (BCN) ZRH - BCN

$102 - $346

Train  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  3. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...

$236 - $314

Bus Eurolines DE  •  19 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Lloret de Mar
  2. Take the bus from Lloret de Mar to Barcelona - Ronda Sant Pere-Plaza Urquinaona 2

$83 - $147

Train, bus  •  19 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Schaffhausen Ic
  2. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Zürich Flughafen 24
  3. Take the bus from Zürich Flughafen to Barcelona Bellaterra

$162 - $235

Bus ALSA  •  41 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Barcelona

$70 - $140

Drive  •  11 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Barcelona 789.4 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Barcelona is to bus which costs 55€ - 120€ and takes 41 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Barcelona is to fly which costs 50€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stuttgart and arriving at Barcelona. Services depart once daily, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 41 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Barcelona. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Barcelona Sants via Strasbourg and Montpellier Saint-Roch. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 23 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Barcelona is 988 km. The road distance is 1263 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Barcelona without a car is to train which takes 11 h 23 min and costs 200€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Stuttgart to Barcelona, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Stuttgart station.

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Stuttgart to Barcelona train services, operated by TGV, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Barcelona is to fly which takes 5 h 4 min and costs 50€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 200€ - 270€ and takes 11 h 23 min, you could also bus, which costs 70€ - 130€ and takes 19 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 617.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Barcelona, Spain?

Eurowings, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines fly from Stuttgart to Barcelona every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Strasbourg and Montpellier Saint-Roch in around 11 h 23 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $190
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$200 - $310
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Schaffhausen to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Stuttgart to Lloret de Mar
Ave. Duration
17 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Stuttgart to Barcelona - Estación de Autobuses Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
18 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
eurolines.de
Domo Reisen
Phone
0041 44 828 60 40
Email
info@domo-reisen.ch
Website
domo-reisen.ch
Bus from Zürich Flughafen to Barcelona Bellaterra
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Schedules at
domo-reisen.ch
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Stuttgart to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
41 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Stuttgart to Barcelona bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Barcelona station.

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Stuttgart to Barcelona train services, operated by TGV, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Barcelona is 1263 km. It takes approximately 11 h 33 min to drive from Stuttgart to Barcelona.

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Vueling Airlines, Eurowings, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Stuttgart Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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