There are 12 ways to get from Stuttgart to Elba by bus, train, ferry, car ferry, night train, car or plane

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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Bus, train, ferry  •  16 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Fellbach to Verona
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
  3. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Piomb.Bin.Mare Reg / ...
  4. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio A2 / ...

$90 - $133

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Bus, car ferry  •  17 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim to Milan, Milan 024 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Piombino
  3. Take the car ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio

$100 - $209

Train, bus, ferry  •  17 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB Ic
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Como S. Giovanni Ec
  3. Take the train from Como S. Giovanni (Busbahnhof) to Milano Lampugnano (Terminal Bus)
  4. Take the bus from Milano Lampugnano to Piombino
  5. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio A2 / ...

$192 - $308

Train, car ferry  •  21 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Rimini Ec
  3. Take the train from Rimini to Firenze Rifredi Reg
  4. Take the train from Firenze Rifredi to Piomb.Bin.Mare Reg / ...
  5. Take the car ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio

$169 - $354

Train, night train, ferry  •  19 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the night train from München Hbf to Firenze S.M.N. Nj
  3. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Piomb.Bin.Mare Reg / ...
  4. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio A2 / ...

$179 - $279

Drive, ferry  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Piombino
  2. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio A2 / ...

$149 - $209

Fly Stuttgart to Pisa, train, ferry  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Pisa (PSA) STR - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Campiglia Marittima
  3. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio

$126 - $369

Train to Strasbourg, fly to Bastia, car ferry  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Bastia (BIA) SXB - BIA
  3. Take the car ferry from Bastia to Portoferraio

$207 - $634

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Florence, train, ferry  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Florence (FLR) FRA - FLR
  3. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  4. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Campiglia Marittima
  5. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio

$158 - $456

Train to Zurich, fly to Florence, train, ferry  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Florence (FLR) ZRH - FLR
  3. Take the train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
  4. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Campiglia Marittima
  5. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio

$167 - $515

Fly Stuttgart to Rome, train, ferry  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Rome (FCO) STR - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Campiglia Marittima
  3. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio

$121 - $360

Fly Stuttgart to Olbia, car ferry, ferry  •  14 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Olbia (OLB) STR - OLB
  2. Take the car ferry from Olbia to Piombino
  3. Take the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio

$159 - $528

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Elba is to bus and train and ferry which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 16 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Elba is to fly and train and ferry which costs 100€ - 320€ and takes 8 h 24 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Elba is 673 km.

The best way to get from Stuttgart to Elba without a car is to bus and train and ferry which takes 16 h 19 min and costs 75€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 16 h 19 min to get from Stuttgart to Elba, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 1376+ hotels available in Elba. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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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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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Elba.
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  • Distance: 420.8 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 19 min

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Elba, Tuscany, Italy?

There is no direct connection from Stuttgart to Portoferraio. However, you can take the train to Fellbach, take the bus to Verona, take the walk to Verona Porta Nuova Station, take the train to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station, take the walk to Firenze Smn, take the train to Piomb.Bin.Mare, take the walk to Piombino, then take the ferry to Portoferraio. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Stuttgart to Portoferraio via Kornwestheim, Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim, Milan, Milan, Milano Lampugnano, and Piombino in around 17 h 17 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Flights from Stuttgart to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Stuttgart to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Stuttgart to Olbia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Florence via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Stuttgart to Olbia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Rome
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Stuttgart to Olbia
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Bastia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Bastia via Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Train operators
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

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 Firenze Smn to Piomb.Bin.Mare
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$24 - $29
Train from Como S. Giovanni (Busbahnhof) to Milano Lampugnano (Terminal Bus)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$8 - $10
Train from Rimini to Firenze Rifredi
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$28 - $33
Train from Firenze Rifredi to Piomb.Bin.Mare
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$24 - $29
Train from Pisa Centrale to Campiglia Marittima
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
Train from Firenze Smn to Pisa C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
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 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 München Hbf to Rimini
Ave. Duration
8 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Night train from München Hbf to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
10 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
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 Como S. Giovanni
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Como S.Giovanni
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 - $100
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
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 Roma Termini to Campiglia Marittima
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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 North, Kornwestheim to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autostradale
Phone
+39 02 3008 9000
Email
info@autostradale.it
Website
autostradale.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Piombino
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
autostradale.it
Ferry operators
Toremar Toscana Regionale Marittima Spa
Corsica Ferries
Phone
+33.4.95.32.95.95
Website
corsica-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $95
Schedules at
corsica-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Bastia to Portoferraio
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Schedules at
corsica-ferries.co.uk
Moby S.p.A
Phone
+49 (0)611 14020
Email
info@moby.it
Website
mobylines.com
Car ferry from Olbia to Piombino
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Schedules at
mobylines.com
Standard car
$35 - $60
Low season
$30 - $45
High season
$50 - $75

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