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There are 9 ways to get from Stuttgart to Cosenza by plane, bus, train 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, bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Lamezia Terme (SUF) STR - SUF
  2. Take the bus from Lamezia Terme Airport to Cosenza

$235 - $561

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Bus  •  22 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Fellbach to Cosenza

$101 - $154

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Train to Frankfurt, fly, bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Lamezia Terme (SUF) FRA - SUF
  3. Take the bus from Lamezia Terme Airport to Cosenza

$134 - $454

Train to Zurich, fly, bus  •  9 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Lamezia Terme (SUF) ZRH - SUF
  3. Take the bus from Lamezia Terme Airport to Cosenza

$149 - $492

Train to Munich, fly, bus  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Lamezia Terme (SUF) MUC - SUF
  3. Take the bus from Lamezia Terme Airport to Cosenza

$166 - $642

Train via Napoli Afragola  •  17 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Milano Centrale Ece
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Napoli Afragola Fr
  4. Take the train from Napoli Afragola to Paola Fa

$227 - $422

Train Trenitalia Intercity  •  21 h 32 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 Paola Icn / ...

$203 - $287

Bus FlixBus  •  27 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Rossano N422
  2. Take the bus from Rossano to Cosenza

$109 - $181

Drive  •  15 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Cosenza 982.7 miles

$230 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Cosenza is to bus which costs 85€ - 140€ and takes 22 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Cosenza is to fly and bus which costs 200€ - 490€ and takes 6 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Cosenza. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Cosenza via Karlsruhe Hbf, Milano Centrale, Napoli Afragola and Paola. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 49 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Cosenza is 1195 km. The road distance is 1572.4 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Cosenza without a car is to train which takes 17 h 49 min and costs 190€ - 370€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Stuttgart to Cosenza, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Cosenza is to train which takes 17 h 49 min and costs 190€ - 370€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 140€ and takes 22 h 42 min.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Lamezia Terme Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Stuttgart to Cosenza train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Paola station.

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  • Distance: 747.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 27 min

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Cosenza, Italy?

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Cosenza via Karlsruhe Hbf, Milano Centrale, Napoli Afragola, and Paola in around 17 h 49 min. Alternatively, Busitalia Simet S.p.A. operates a bus from Stuttgart to Cosenza once a week. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 21 h 31 min.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lamezia Terme via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Lamezia Terme via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Lamezia Terme via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Munich to Lamezia Terme via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Lamezia Terme via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Lamezia Terme via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Flights from Zurich to Lamezia Terme via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $550
Flights from Munich to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Lamezia Terme via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Lamezia Terme via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Munich to Lamezia Terme via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Lamezia Terme via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Frankfurt to Lamezia Terme via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Lamezia Terme via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Munich to Lamezia Terme via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Munich to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Condor Flugdienst
Website
condor.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Munich to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
TUIfly
Website
tuifly.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Lamezia Terme
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Munich to Lamezia Terme via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
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 München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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 Milano Centrale to Napoli Afragola
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Afragola to Paola
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Napoli Afragola Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
italotreno.it
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
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 Zürich HB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Milano Centrale to Paola
Ave. Duration
12 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Preite Cosenza
Phone
0984-413001
Email
info@autoservizipreite.it
Website
autoservizipreite.it
Bus from Lamezia Terme Airport to Cosenza Autostazione
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
autoservizipreite.it
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
Phone
+39 098 3520 315
Email
info@fsbusitaliafast.it
Website
fsbusitaliafast.it
Bus from Fellbach to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
21 h 31 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
simetspa.it
Bus from Rossano to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
simetspa.it
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 Rossano
Ave. Duration
23 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Cosenza is 1572 km. It takes approximately 15 h 2 min to drive from Stuttgart to Cosenza.

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Swiss, Edelweiss Air, Austrian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Lamezia Terme Airport.

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Book your Stuttgart to Cosenza train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and three other operators.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Stuttgart Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs 2€ - 5€.

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