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There are 10 ways to get from Stuttgart to Spain by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Stuttgart to Barcelona  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Barcelona (BCN) STR - BCN

$63 - $263

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Fly Stuttgart to Valencia  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Valencia (VLC) STR - VLC

$83 - $249

Fly Stuttgart to Madrid  •  5 h 34 min

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

$80 - $250

Fly Stuttgart to Malaga  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Malaga (AGP) STR - AGP

$99 - $258

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Barcelona  •  6 h 2 min

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

$107 - $386

Train to Zurich, fly to Barcelona  •  7 h 40 min

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

$107 - $344

Train  •  14 h 23 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 / ...

$393 - $508

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  •  32 h 6 min

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

$138 - $230

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 Spain is to fly which costs 55€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Spain is to fly which costs 70€ - 220€ and takes 5 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stuttgart to Spain. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart and arriving at Madrid via Karlsruhe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 41 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Spain is 1428 km. The road distance is 1775.9 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Spain without a car is to train which takes 14 h 23 min and costs 340€ - 450€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Stuttgart to Spain, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Spain is to fly which takes 5 h 4 min and costs 55€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 340€ - 450€ and takes 14 h 23 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 Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Stuttgart to Spain bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Madrid station.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Spain.
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  • Distance: 892.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Spain?

Eurowings, Vueling Airlines and three other airlines fly from Stuttgart to Barcelona every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stuttgart to Madrid via Paris Est, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Gare de Lyon, Barcelona Sants, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Atocha-Renfe in around 14 h 23 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Valencia via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Malaga via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Stuttgart to Malaga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Valencia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Malaga via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Malaga via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Stuttgart to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Stuttgart to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Flights from Zurich to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Stuttgart to Malaga
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $800
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Malaga via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Malaga via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $190
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 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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
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

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

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Eurowings, Air France, Vueling Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Barcelona 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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