There are 7 ways to get from Stuttgart to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Eurolines DE  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart to München Zob
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Garmisch-Partenkirchen 040 / ...

$118 - $153

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Garmisch-Partenkirchen 277

$48 - $76

5 alternative options

Train, Rack Railway  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to München-Pasing Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from München-Pasing to Garmisch-Partenkirchen Rb / ...
  3. Take the Rack Railway from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Zugspitzplatt

$108 - $158

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Stuttgart to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car 159.4 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Stuttgart to Innsbruck  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Innsbruck (INN) STR - INN

$131 - $568

Fly Stuttgart to Munich, train, Rack Railway  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Munich (MUC) STR - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
  3. Take the Rack Railway from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Zugspitzplatt

$142 - $322

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Innsbruck  •  5 h 38 min

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

$171 - $373

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stuttgart to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stuttgart to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car is to drive which costs 28€ - 45€ and takes 2 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stuttgart to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car. However, there are services departing from Stuttgart Hbf and arriving at Zugspitzplatt via München-Pasing and Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 58 min.

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The distance between Stuttgart and Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car is 203 km. The road distance is 255 km.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 16 min and costs 100€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to get from Stuttgart to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car, including transfers.

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Stuttgart to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Stuttgart Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Stuttgart to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car is to bus which takes 6 h 16 min and costs 100€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can train and Rack Railway, which costs 90€ - 140€ and takes 5 h 58 min, you could also fly, which costs 110€ - 490€ and takes 6 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Stuttgart to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car.
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  • Distance: 126.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 16 min

What companies run services between Stuttgart, Germany and Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car, Germany?

You can take a bus from Stuttgart to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car via München Zob, Munich, Munich central bus station, and Garmisch-Partenkirchen in around 6 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stuttgart to Zugspitze Glacier Cable Car via München-Pasing, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, and Zugspitzplatt in around 5 h 58 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Innsbruck via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Innsbruck via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Munich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Innsbruck via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Innsbruck via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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-Pasing
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from München-Pasing to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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
Zugspitze DE
Phone
+49 8821 7970
Email
zugspitzbahn@zugspitze.de
Website
zugspitze.de
Train from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Zugspitzplatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
zugspitze.de
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 Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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