Stuttgart Airport train to city centre

Want to transfer to Stuttgart city centre without moving from the airport? Then S-Bahn is the most suitable option for you.

The service is directly connected to the airport terminals (T1 & T3 from its first level), which have an underground station (Flughafen / Messe).

You can take either S2 (Schorndorf) and S3 (Backnang) train lines, since both bring you to Stuttgart Central Railway Station (Stuttgart Haupbahnof). In case you wish to get strictly to the city centre, please take Stadtmitte, which will get you straight there in 25 minutes.

Total trip time is of 30 minutes.

Opening hours: From the airport (from 05:08 am to 00:38 am) and from Stuttgart Central Station (from 04:55 am to 00:55 am). Friday and Saturday offers 24 hours’ service.

Frequency: Every 10 – 20 minutes, weekends every 30 minutes.


Find the S-Bahn Stations at Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 first level.


Adult single way ticket cost is of 4.00 € and children from 6 to 14 years’ ticket cost is of 1.90 €. Remember you need to purchase a 3 zones ticket.
If you wish to get a multi travel ticket, you can purchase a day ticket for 3 and 4 zones which costs 16.40 €. At least five persons can use this ticket.

Where can I buy my ticket?

You can purchase your ticket from the vending machines located in any S-Bahn station.