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There are 5 ways to get from Stuttgart to Engelberg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB Ic
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern 70

$94 - $151

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Bus Ouibus  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Lucerne Ouibus

$30 - $43

3 alternative options

Bus Marino Autolinee  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Lucerna MarinoBus

$40 - $46

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Engelberg 192.1 miles

$40 - $60

Fly, train  •  5 h 18 min

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

$93 - $275

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Engelberg is to bus which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Engelberg is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 3 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Engelberg. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Engelberg via Zürich HB and Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 27 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Engelberg is 225 km. The road distance is 307.3 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Engelberg without a car is to train which takes 5 h 27 min and costs 80€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Stuttgart to Engelberg, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Engelberg is to train which takes 5 h 27 min and costs 80€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 40€ and takes 8 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Stuttgart to Engelberg train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Luzern station.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Engelberg.
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  • Distance: 140.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 27 min

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Engelberg, Obwalden, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Engelberg via Zürich HB and Luzern in around 5 h 27 min. Alternatively, Marino Autolinee operates a bus from Stuttgart to Engelberg once daily. Tickets cost $21 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $90
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 Luzern
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Zentralbahn
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Train from Luzern to Engelberg
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
zentralbahn.ch
Schedule at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Stuttgart to Lucerna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Stuttgart to Lucerne
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Engelberg is 307 km. It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to drive from Stuttgart to Engelberg.

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Swiss offers flights from Stuttgart Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 411+ hotels available in Engelberg. Prices start at $80 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€ - 5€.

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