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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h

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

$65 - $102

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Stuttgart to Zurich 137.8 miles

$15

4 alternative options

Train via Schaffhausen  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Schaffhausen Ic
  2. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Zürich Stadelhofen 9 / ...

$66 - $107

Bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Böblingen to Zurich 024 / ...

$33 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Zürich 138 miles

$29 - $45

Fly  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Zurich (ZRH) STR - ZRH

$63 - $225

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Switzerland?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Stuttgart to Zürich every 2 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $90 and the journey takes 2 h 56 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Stuttgart to Zürich 3 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
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 Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Zürich Stadelhofen
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
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 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Stuttgart and Switzerland is 232 km. The road distance is 221 km.

The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Switzerland is to rideshare which costs 13€ and takes 2 h 59 min.

The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Switzerland is to drive which takes 2 h 17 min and costs 24€ - 40€.

No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

It takes approximately 3 h to get from Stuttgart to Switzerland, including transfers.