There are 6 ways to get from Stuttgart to Salzburg by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...

$86 - $125

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Rideshare  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Stuttgart to Salzburg 234.5 miles

$26

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Bus  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to München Zob
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg 086 / ...

$51 - $73

Drive  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Salzburg 237.3 miles

$50 - $75

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Salzburg  •  3 h 42 min

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

$137 - $359

Fly Stuttgart to Munich, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Munich (MUC) STR - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Freilassing

$122 - $292

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The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Salzburg is to rideshare which costs 22€ and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Salzburg is to drive which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stuttgart to Salzburg. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart and arriving at Rathaus, Rudolfskai, Altstadt, Salzburg, 5020, Österreich via Munich, Munich central bus station and Salzburg Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 34 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Salzburg is 338 km. The road distance is 379.7 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Salzburg without a car is to train which takes 4 h 42 min and costs 70€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Stuttgart to Salzburg, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Salzburg bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Stuttgart station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Salzburg is to train which takes 4 h 42 min and costs 70€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 65€ and takes 6 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Salzburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Stuttgart to Salzburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Salzburg station.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Salzburg.
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  • Distance: 211.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Salzburg, Austria?

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Salzburg via München Hbf, Salzburg Hbf, and Salzburg Hauptbahnhof in around 4 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stuttgart to Salzburg via München Zob, Munich, Munich central bus station, Salzburg, and Salzburg Hauptbahnhof in around 6 h 34 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Munich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $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 München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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 München Hbf to Freilassing
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
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
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Stuttgart to München Zob
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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 Munich, Munich central bus station to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Stuttgart to Salzburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Salzburg is 380 km. It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to drive from Stuttgart to Salzburg.

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Austrian Airlines offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Salzburg Airport.

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There are 1550+ hotels available in Salzburg. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Stuttgart and Salzburg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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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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