How to travel from Stuttgart to Zurich

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from Stuttgart to Zurich

You can get from Stuttgart to Zurich by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Stuttgart to Zurich on Jun 28 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:26AMStuttgart Hbf2h57 11:23AMZürich HB
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01:50AMStuttgart Hbf5h36 07:26AMZürich HB
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10:29AMStuttgart Hbf2h54 01:23PMZürich HB
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07:16AMStuttgart Hbf3h07 10:23AMZürich HB
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06:26PMStuttgart Hbf2h57 09:23PMZürich HB
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Travel Information from Stuttgart to Zurich

distanceDistance102 miles (164 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $475
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€19) • 3 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $475 (€425) • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 102 miles (164 km) by flight, bus or train between Stuttgart and Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Lufthansa Cityline, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Stuttgart to Zurich.

How to get from Stuttgart to Zürich

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Stuttgart to Zürich, 95,89% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Stuttgart to Zürich and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Stuttgart to Zurich

Travel to Zurich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Stuttgart to Zurich.

International travel from Stuttgart, Germany to Zurich, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Germany?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Zurich if traveling from Stuttgart?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 6/25/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Stuttgart to Zurich.

Return travel to Stuttgart, Germany from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Switzerland?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Stuttgart, Germany was last verified on 6/25/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Stuttgart from Zurich.

You can travel from Stuttgart to Zurich 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Stuttgart and Zurich is by taking a bus with an average price of $21 (€19).

This is compared to other travel options to Zurich:

Taking a bus is about $454 (€406) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $475 (€425) for this journey.

Taking a bus is about $37 (€33) less than taking a train, which costs on average $58 (€52) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Zurich from Stuttgart is by flight with an average travel time of 45 min.

Other travel options to Zurich can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 35 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h 54 min.

The distance from Stuttgart to Zurich is approximately 102 miles (164 km).

The average frequency per day from Stuttgart to Zurich is:

  • Around 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Stuttgart and Zurich as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Stuttgart to Zurich:

  • Most travelers take a flight from Stuttgart Airport to Zurich Airport.
  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Stuttgart to Zurich depart from Stuttgart, Obertürkheim Bahnhof to Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai).
  • Most travelers catch their train from Stuttgart Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Stuttgart to Zurich, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Lufthansa Cityline for flights to Zurich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lufthansa Cityline Stuttgart to Zurich tickets on Omio for $475 (€425).
  • Flixbus can take you to Zurich by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Stuttgart to Zurich for $21 (€19).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Zurich by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Stuttgart to Zurich tickets on Omio for $58 (€52).

Yes, there are direct routes from Stuttgart to Zurich with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 10 direct trains per day to Zurich with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | InterCity.

Direct services to Zurich tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Omio customers who travel from Stuttgart to Zurich often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Milan or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Zurich and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Stuttgart to Zurich, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost $475 (€425) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $21 (€19) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $58 (€52) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Stuttgart to Zurich online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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