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

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Fly from Stuttgart  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Vienna (VIE) STR - VIE

$65 - $208

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Bus Turancar  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart Airport to Wien

$47 - $73

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Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  5 h 4 min

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

$114 - $311

Train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  3. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Mitte Wb

$99 - $194

Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to München Zob
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N236 / ...

$66 - $98

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Vienna 428.7 miles

$90 - $130

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No, there is no direct bus from Stuttgart to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Wien Mitte via München Hbf and Salzburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 27 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Vienna is 534 km. The road distance is 686 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 7 h 27 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Stuttgart to Vienna, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Vienna is to fly which takes 4 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 27 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 9 h 56 min.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Vienna Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 333.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

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

Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and two other airlines fly from Stuttgart to Vienna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stuttgart to Vienna via München Hbf and Salzburg Hbf in around 7 h 27 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Salzburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Frankfurt to Vienna via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
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 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $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 - $95
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Wien Mitte
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Salzburg, Salzburg to Vienna, Vienna Mitte
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Stuttgart to Vienna train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), arrive at Wien Mitte station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stuttgart to Vienna is 686 km. It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to drive from Stuttgart to Vienna.

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Eurowings, Austrian Airlines, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Stuttgart Airport to Vienna Airport.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Stuttgart Airport is to train which takes 27 min and costs .

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