The airport Stuttgart (STR) has the three arrival gates T1, T3 and T4 and scores with short ways. Luggage is usually retrieved very quickly.
The official airport name is called "Manfred-Rommel-Flughafen", named after the former mayor of the city of Stuttgart. The site is located approx. 10 km south of Stuttgart and is connected to the A8 motorway and the B27 federal highway. There is a metro station (S-Bahn) in the airport building and the nearby Stuttgart Airport Busterminal (SAB) connects with regional transport networks as well as with long-distance bus lines.
The airport is connected to the Stuttgart tram network. The S-Bahn station "Flughafen/Messe" is located in the basement of the airport and can be reached via entrances in Terminals 1 and 3. Tickets can be purchased at ticket machines at the entrances to the platform. Please note that there are no ticket vending machines directly on the platform itself and that tickets for the VVS cannot be purchased in the trains either.
The following S-Bahn lines run from Stuttgart airport. On the homepage of the VVS you will find an overview of the connections under the menue item "Liniennetz".
- Linie S2 direction Filderstadt/Bernhausen
- Linie S2 direction Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof (main station)
- Linie S3 directionStuttgart Hauptbahnhof (main station)
The journey to Stuttgart main station takes about half an hour. Depending on the final destination, it may be useful to change to another S-Bahn at the "Schwabstaße" stop or to change to a "Stadtbahn" train at station "Stadtmitte". Details on public transport in Stuttgart can also be found here: VVS public transportation.
Taxis stop in front of Terminals 1 and 3 on the Arrivals Level (Level 2).
Counters of all rental companies at Stuttgart airport are located on the arrival level (level 2) between Terminal 1 and Terminal 3.
Personal Pick-up service
Various companies offer a shuttle service to and from Stuttgart Airport, which can be booked in advance. If required, there is also a personal pick-up service at the arrival area of the terminal.
Hofmann GmbH, a local taxi company, has long been present at Terminal 1 with its own counter and reservation facilities.
Or you can easily book a pick-up service from an online provider. With these you can generally book different vehicle classes and services throughout Germany, from simple transfers to limousine service.
Stuttgart Airport is connected to the surrounding area by many regional bus lines. In addition to the regional buses, several long-distance buses stop at the airport, including FlixBus and Eurolines/Deutsche Touring. All buses arrive at the Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal (SAB) at Terminal 4.
The public buses stop at bus platforms 1 to 3. Here you will find a list of the bus lines that run from Stuttgart airport into the nearby cities.
Verkehrsverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Directly at the Stuttgart airport, between Terminal 1 and car park P4, is the parking spot of car-sharing provider car2go. In addition, there is parking at the fair entrance East / Messepiazza.
As a registered user, you can rent or drop off a car2go directly at the airport. In addition to the normal fare, there is an extra charge for renting or returning in the airport zone.