Getting there by Air

Stuttgart, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden and Friedrichshafen are all international airports.

Stuttgart Airport welcomes direct flights from countries around the world. The airport is only 8 miles (13 km) from the city center. The S2 and S3 urban train lines provide a fast, direct connection to the main railway station in just 27 minutes. The airport is just off the A8 Karlsruhe–Munich Autobahn (highway). Further information on

Two additional airports, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Airport ( and Friedrichshafen Airport (, have flights to and from European cities.

Further convenient international gateways:

  • From the North: Frankfurt International Airport (120 miles / 200 km from Stuttgart)
  • From the East: Munich Airport (150 miles / 240 km from Stuttgart)
  • From the South: EuroAirport Basel/Mulhouse/Freiburg (160 miles / 260 km from Stuttgart), Zurich Airport, Switzerland (135 miles / 220 km from Stuttgart)