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There are 7 ways to get from Stuttgart to Riva San Vitale by train, car or plane

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Train via Lugano  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB Ic
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano Eurocity / ...

$114 - $203

Cheapest option

Fly Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa, train, line 50 train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) STR - MXP
  2. Take the train from Busto Arsizio to Arcisate
  3. Take the line 50 train from Arcisate to Capolago-Riva S. Vitale

$49 - $183

5 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 13 min

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

$123 - $210

Drive  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Riva San Vitale 278.5 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Stuttgart to Zurich, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Zurich (ZRH) STR - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano

$120 - $341

Train to Zurich, fly to Lugano  •  6 h 3 min

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

$151 - $354

Train to Zurich, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP

$153 - $404

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Riva San Vitale is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Riva San Vitale is to drive which costs 50€ - 75€ and takes 4 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Riva San Vitale. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Capolago-Riva S. Vitale via Zürich HB and Lugano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 36 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Riva San Vitale is 320 km. The road distance is 445.6 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Riva San Vitale without a car is to train which takes 6 h 36 min and costs 95€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from Stuttgart to Riva San Vitale, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Riva San Vitale 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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Stuttgart to Riva San Vitale train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Lugano station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Riva San Vitale is 446 km. It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to drive from Stuttgart to Riva San Vitale.

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  • Distance: 200.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 36 min

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Riva San Vitale, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Riva San Vitale via Zürich HB and Lugano in around 6 h 36 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
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 Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Mendrisio
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Busto Arsizio to Arcisate
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Arcisate to Capolago-Riva S. Vitale
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
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 Lugano
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com

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Swiss offers flights from Stuttgart Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 2883+ hotels available in Riva San Vitale. Prices start at $67 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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