Directions from Stuttgart to Bern

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Recommended option

Train via Zürich HB  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB Ic
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Bern 1 / ...

$97 - $162

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Bern 322 / ...

$47 - $80

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern 61 / ...

$97 - $169

Drive  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Bern 184.8 miles

$35 - $60

Fly Stuttgart to Zurich, train  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Zurich (ZRH) STR - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern

$92 - $284

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Basel, train  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Basel (BSL) FRA - BSL
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Bern

$150 - $399

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Bern, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Bern via Zürich HB in around 4 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stuttgart to Bern via Karlsruhe and Karlsruhe in around 6 h 40 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Basel
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
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 Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Bern
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $40
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Bern
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Karlsruhe, Hbf. - Süd, am Hintereingang to Bern, Car-Terminal Neufeld
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
regiojet.sk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Stuttgart and Bern is 241 km. The road distance is 296 km.

The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Bern is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Bern is to drive which takes 3 h 17 min and costs 30€ - 50€.

No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Bern. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Bern via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 11 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Stuttgart to Bern. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart and arriving at Bern via Karlsruhe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Stuttgart to Bern, including transfers.