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

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Train via Arth-Goldau  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB Ic
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau Eurocity / ...

$87 - $145

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Fly from Stuttgart, train, line 2 train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Zurich (ZRH) STR - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau
  3. Take the line 2 train from Arth-Goldau to Erstfeld

$84 - $281

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB Ic
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Erstfeld 46 / ...

$88 - $143

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Erstfeld 191.4 miles

$40 - $60

Train to Frankfurt, fly, train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau

$159 - $396

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Erstfeld is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Erstfeld is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 3 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Erstfeld. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Erstfeld via Zürich HB and Arth-Goldau. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Erstfeld is 222 km. The road distance is 306.2 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Erstfeld without a car is to train which takes 4 h 45 min and costs 70€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to get from Stuttgart to Erstfeld, including transfers.

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

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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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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Erstfeld.
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  • Distance: 138.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

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

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Erstfeld via Zürich HB and Arth-Goldau in around 4 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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
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 Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Erstfeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Arth-Goldau to Erstfeld
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
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 Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
orario.trenitalia.com

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