There are 11 ways to get from Stuttgart to Varenna by train, ferry, bus, 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, ferry  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB Ic
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano 2 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Menaggio to Varenna 30 / ...

$126 - $211

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry via Zurich  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim to Zurich 024 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Como 421 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Bellagio to Varenna 806

$34 - $57

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Train  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB Ic
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Monza Ec
  3. Take the train from Monza to Varenna Esino

$104 - $166

Bus Gruppo Di Maio, ferry  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Zuffenhausen - Schutzenbuhlstrasse Hotel to Grandate - Stazione
  2. Take the ferry from Tremezzo to Varenna Sr26 / ...

$37 - $57

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Varenna 321.2 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa, train  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) STR - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino

$43 - $181

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Milan Linate, train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Milan Linate (LIN) FRA - LIN
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino

$124 - $367

Train to Zurich, fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) ZRH - MXP
  3. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino

$142 - $405

Fly Stuttgart to Zurich, train  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Zurich (ZRH) STR - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Monza
  3. Take the train from Monza to Varenna Esino

$101 - $302

Train to Zurich, fly to Lugano, train  •  8 h 58 min

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

$163 - $394

Train to Munich, fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) MUC - MXP
  3. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino

$105 - $245

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Varenna is to bus and ferry which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 12 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Varenna is to drive which costs 65€ - 100€ and takes 5 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Varenna. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Varenna Esino via Zuerich Hb and Monza. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 58 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Varenna is 308 km. The road distance is 513.9 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Varenna without a car is to train and ferry which takes 8 h 26 min and costs 100€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 26 min to get from Stuttgart to Varenna, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Varenna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Milan Malpensa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Stuttgart to Varenna train services, operated by Trenord, arrive at Varenna Esino station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Varenna is 514 km. It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to drive from Stuttgart to Varenna.

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  • Distance: 192.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 26 min

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Varenna, Italy?

You can take a train from Stuttgart to Varenna via Zürich HB, Zuerich Hb, and Monza in around 8 h 58 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Lugano
Ave. Duration
43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Air Dolomiti
Website
airdolomiti.it
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $200
Flights from Munich to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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
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 München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Monza
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
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
Train from Zuerich Hb to Monza
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Monza
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenord
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Monza to Varenna Esino
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $18
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Varenna Esino
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $22
Schedules at
trenord.it
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 - $95
Bus operators
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, Stuttgart North, Kornwestheim to Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Zurich to Como
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Zuffenhausen - Schutzenbuhlstrasse Hotel to Grandate - Stazione
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it
Ferry operators
Gestione Navigazione Laghi Italia
Phone
800 551801
Email
navicomo@navigazionelaghi.it
Website
navlaghi.it
Ferry from Menaggio to Varenna
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
navlaghi.it
Ferry from Bellagio to Varenna
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
navlaghi.it
Ferry from Tremezzo to Varenna
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
navlaghi.it

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