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There are 9 ways to get from Stuttgart to Madrid by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Stuttgart  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Madrid (MAD) STR - MAD

$79 - $248

8 alternative options

Train to Strasbourg, fly  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
  2. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Madrid (MAD) SXB - MAD

$146 - $390

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Madrid (MAD) FRA - MAD

$88 - $261

Train to Zurich, fly  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Madrid (MAD) ZRH - MAD

$118 - $319

Train  •  14 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave / ...

$395 - $511

Bus Eurolines DE  •  29 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Karlsruhe
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid

$137 - $190

Bus Eurolines CH  •  31 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Böblingen to Zurich 024 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Madrid Avenida de América

$137 - $229

Bus ALSA  •  3 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to Madrid

$130 - $200

Drive  •  17 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Madrid 1109.9 miles

$230 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Madrid is to fly which costs 65€ - 220€ and takes 5 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Madrid is to fly which costs 65€ - 220€ and takes 5 h 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stuttgart and arriving at Madrid. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 3 days 4 h.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Madrid is 1377 km. The road distance is 1775.9 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Madrid without a car is to train which takes 14 h 7 min and costs 340€ - 450€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to get from Stuttgart to Madrid, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Stuttgart station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Madrid is to fly which takes 5 h 34 min and costs 65€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 340€ - 450€ and takes 14 h 7 min, you could also bus, which costs 110€ - 170€ and takes 29 h 41 min.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Madrid Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Stuttgart to Madrid bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid station.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Madrid.
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  • Distance: 860.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 34 min

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Madrid, Spain?

Iberia, Swiss and eight other airlines fly from Stuttgart to Madrid hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stuttgart to Madrid via Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Les Halles, Chatelet Les Halles, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Barcelona Sants in around 14 h 7 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Strasbourg to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Zurich to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Strasbourg to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,800
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Zurich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Strasbourg to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Flights from Zurich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 - $65
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
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 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
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 Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Spanish Railways AVE
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 - $50
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid
Ave. Duration
27 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
eurolines.de
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, Böblingen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Madrid Avenida de América
Ave. Duration
26 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Book at
eurolines.ch
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Stuttgart to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 days 4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
alsa.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Madrid is 1776 km. It takes approximately 17 h 9 min to drive from Stuttgart to Madrid.

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Iberia, Swiss, British Airways and four other airlines offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Madrid Airport.

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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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