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There are 8 ways to get from Stuttgart to Barcelona 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 from Stuttgart  •  4h 59m

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

$63 - $263

7 alternative options

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6h 2m

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

$107 - $386

Train to Zurich, fly  •  7h 40m

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

$107 - $344

Train  •  11h 25m

  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 / ...

$235 - $303

Bus Eurolines DE  •  19h 26m

  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

$81 - $144

Train, bus  •  19h 50m

  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 - $233

Bus ALSA  •  41h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Barcelona

$65 - $140

Drive  •  11h 33m

  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 41h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Barcelona is to fly which costs 55€ - 230€ and takes 4h 59m.

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

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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 11h 25m.

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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 11h 25m and costs 200€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m 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 inOui TGV, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Barcelona is to fly which takes 4h 59m and costs 55€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 200€ - 270€ and takes 11h 25m, you could also bus, which costs 70€ - 130€ and takes 19h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Barcelona.
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  • Distance: 617.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 59m

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

Eurowings, Vueling Airlines and four other airlines fly from Stuttgart to Barcelona every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Strasbourg and Montpellier Saint-Roch in around 11h 25m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $190
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $950
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
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
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $65
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $170
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $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
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
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
47m
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
17h 52m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Stuttgart to Barcelona - Estación de Autobuses Barcelona Nord
Ave. Duration
19h 5m
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
13h 25m
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
41h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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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 inOui TGV, arrive at Barcelona Sants station.

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

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Eurowings, easyJet, Swiss and three other airlines 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 27m and costs 2€ - 5€.

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