Stuttgart Airport (STR) — Swabian Airport In The South

Stuttgart Airport (STR) is the seventh most important airport in Germany. It has four terminals but only one runway.

Distance

13 km (8 mi) south of Stuttgart‘s city center.

Hours Of Operation

Stuttgart Airport operates from 6:00 a.m. until 12:00 midnight.

Stuttgart Airport Airlines

Stuttgart is an important hub for the low-cost carriers Germanwings and TUIfly.

About forty other airlines make stops at Stuttgart, though. The official airport site has a full list…

Stuttgart Airport — Realtime Arrivals & Departures

Here are the links to the live time tables for both arrivals and departures…

Getting To And From Stuttgart International Airport

Stuttgart airport is well-served and easily accessed by public transportation.

Long-Distance Trains

Many “connecting flights” from Stuttgart to Frankfurt airport are actually via train. Long-distance trains, including the high-speed train ICE, link directly from Frankfurt Airport to Stuttgart main station (Hauptbahnhof). The S-Bahn trains then provide a convenient way to travel from Stuttgart main station to plane or vice versa within a half hour.

Beware of the up to 15 minutes foot path distance inside Stuttgart Hauptbahnof from the long-distance trains to the S-Bahn trains!

Tickets can be purchased on board of long-distance trains (ICE, IC, and EC). Forms of payment: credit cards, EC debit cards, cash.

Regional Trains

The S-Bahn train is a fine way to get to and from the airport. The S2 and S3 trains will take you from central Stuttgart train station to the airport in about thirty minutes.

Remember to buy and validate your ticket BEFORE you get on board.

Buses

Several city buses make the journey from Stuttgart to the airport every day. The stop can be found just in front of the Arrivals terminal.

Shopping

Tommy Hilfiger, Hugo Boss and S. Oliver are just a few famous names waiting for you at Stuttgart airport’s shopping center. There are also fashion shops, travel goods and of course duty-free shopping on hand.

Food & Drink

Over twenty restaurants and cafes are housed within Stuttgart International Airport. You can choose among Italian bistros, German beer gardens and the ever-present McDonalds and Burger King.

Fun Facts

There’s a US helicopter base at the airport that has its beginnings in World War Two. The US Air Force occupied the base in 1945 but today shares the space with the Baden-W├╝rttemberg State Police.

 

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