How to travel from Zurich to Stuttgart

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from Zurich to Stuttgart

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

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

07:37AMZürich Hauptbahnhof3h06 10:43AMStuttgart Central Station
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09:37AMZürich Hauptbahnhof3h06 12:43PMStuttgart Central Station
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10:37AMZürich Hauptbahnhof2h55 01:32PMStuttgart Central Station
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03:37PMZürich Hauptbahnhof3h06 06:43PMStuttgart Central Station
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02:37PMZürich Hauptbahnhof2h56 05:33PMStuttgart Central Station
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Travel Information to Stuttgart from Zurich

distanceDistance102 miles (164 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $560
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€16) • 3 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $66 (€58) • 3 h 7 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAustrian Airlines or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 102 miles (164 km) by bus, flight or train to Stuttgart from Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 7 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $18 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Austrian Airlines or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Zurich to Stuttgart.

How to get from Zürich to Stuttgart

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Zürich to Stuttgart, 93,92% 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 Zürich to Stuttgart 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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International travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Stuttgart, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Stuttgart, Germany due to the pandemic?

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

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 3/22/23; 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 to Stuttgart from Zurich.

The current restriction level for returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Zurich, Switzerland from Stuttgart, Germany?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Zurich from Stuttgart?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 3/22/23. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Zurich from Stuttgart here.

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Zurich to Stuttgart. You can take a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Zurich and Stuttgart is by taking a bus with an average price of $18 (€16).

This is compared to other travel options to Stuttgart:

Taking a bus is about $542 (€479) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $560 (€495) for this trip.

A bus is $47 (€42) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Zurich to Stuttgart costing on average $66 (€58).

The quickest way to travel to Stuttgart from Zurich is by train, which takes on average 3 h 7 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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

In comparison, getting to Stuttgart by flight can take on average 24 h 5 min.

Stuttgart is approximately 102 miles (164 km) away from Zurich.

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Stuttgart is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 13 trains per day.

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

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

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

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

  • Travel with Austrian Airlines for flights to Stuttgart. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Austrian Airlines Zurich to Stuttgart tickets on Omio for $560 (€495).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Stuttgart by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Stuttgart for $66 (€58) on Omio.

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

  • You can find around 1 direct bus per day and travel with BlaBlaCar.
  • You can find around 7 direct trains per day and travel with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | InterCity.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Zurich to Stuttgart often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Zurich and Stuttgart itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Stuttgart and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $18 (€16) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $560 (€495) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $66 (€58) one way on average.

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

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