Local transport


The airport is easily reachable from the Stuttgart train station. The S-Bahn services S2 and S3 run several times per hour between the central station and the airport's train station. The trip takes 27 minutes and costs about EUR 3.00.

Car and bus

The airport lies about 13 kilometers south of Stuttgart on the Autobahn A8 Karlsruhe-München. Take the Stuttgart-Flughafen (53) exit or the Bundesstrasse B27 and follow the road signs.

The city busses stop in front of T2. Bus 36 goes to Echterdingen and Neuhausen. But also busses 74, 122, 809, 828, 7556 and X3 run to and from the airport. The hotel shuttles stop in front of T3 and T4. Shuttle busses are also available (tel. +49(0)761 47 47 47).

Car rental Echterdingen Airport

The car rental agencies are located in T3: Avis, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt. You can also book a rental car at EasyTerra, this website compares prices of several car rental agencies simultaneously.


Taxicabs are parked in front of T1 and T3. You will get to the center of Stuttgart in about 25 minutes (average rate: EUR 25.00). You can book a taxi at tel. +49(0)0711 55 10 000. There is also a free (yellow) telephone to order a taxi.

Parking at the airport

Stuttgart Airport has many parking options. In addition to short term and long term parking, there is a Valet service at P5 (tel. +49(0)711 948 4452). There are especially reserved parking spaces for disabled people and women. For more information about parking, please contact the operator APCOA (tel. +49(0)071 948 4452 or tel. +49(0)071 948 4518). It is possible to reserve parking spaces on line.