Stuttgart Airport Guide (STR)

Airport info
Code: STR
Flughafenstraße 32, Stuttgart, 70629, Germany

Stuttgart Airport is situated 13km (8 miles) south of Stuttgart.

No. of terminals: 4 Dialling code: +49
+49 711 9480
Stuttgart Airport map

Stuttgart Airport is the largest airport in the Baden-Württemberg region of south west Germany. Our Stuttgart Airport guide includes contact details and information on airport facilities, public transport options and nearby hotels.


Multilingual staff operate help desks in Terminals 1 and 3. In addition, all terminals have interactive information pillars for passenger information.

Transfer between terminals

The terminals are housed within the same building, and are within walking distance of one another.

Driving directions

Stuttgart Airport is located just off the autobahn Bundesautobahn 8 from Strasbourg to Munich.

From central Stuttgart, head south along the B27 route, and follow the signs for either Ankunft (Arrivals) or Abflug (Departures).

Public Transport

Public transport rail

Rail: Stuttgart Airport is connected to central Stuttgart by S-Bahn ( commuter trains S2 and S3, which both serve Stuttgart Central Station (journey time: 30 minutes). The S-Bahn station is in Terminal 1, on level 1. Once you reach the Central Railway Station, you can venture into different destinations throughout Baden-Württemberg plus other cities in Germany and beyond.

Public transport road

Bus: The Stuttgart Airport Busterminal (SAB) is located between Flughafenstrasse and Terminal 4, on ground level beneath the P14 car garage. Platforms 1 to 3 are for buses serving regional areas, while platforms 4 to 18 are for long-distance bus services. The bus journey to the city centre is around 25 minutes. For more information, see ( 

Taxi: There is a 24-hour taxi service to Stuttgart. The taxi rank is situated in front of Terminals 1 and 3. A pre-bookable service is available from Taxi Auto Zentrale (tel: +49 711 551 0000;

Terminal facilities


There are two banks with bureau de change facilities in Terminal 1. Numerous ATMs are located throughout the airport.


Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout Stuttgart Airport for up to three hours. A post office is located in Terminal 3.


A good range of restaurants, fast-food outlets, cafés and bars (including a Bavarian-style biergarten) are available at Stuttgart Airport, with options in each terminal.


There are a variety of shops at Stuttgart Airport, including fashion outlets and gift shops. Duty- and tax-free outlets (for passengers travelling to destinations outside the EU) are available in all terminals.


The lost property office (tel: +49 711 948 3362) can be found in front of Terminal 1. A porter service (tel: +49 711 948 4500) is on hand to assist with luggage. Luggage storage facilities are available in Terminal 1, while luggage trolleys are available at the terminal entrances and also in the baggage claim areas. 


Other facilities at Stuttgart Airport include a hairdresser’s, massage centre, children's play area, car maintenance service. A medical centre (tel: +49 711 948 3762) is situated in the departure area of Terminal 1.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

Meeting and conference facilities, accommodating up to 400 people, are available at the on-site Wöllhaf Conference and Banqueting Centre in Terminal 1 (tel: +49 711 948 2700; Rooms here are equipped with internet access and projectors, among other facilities. Meeting and conference facilities are also available at various airport hotels, including the Mövenpick Hotel Stuttgart Airport & Messe (tel: +49 711 553 440;

The Messe Stuttgart exhibition centre (tel: +49 711 185 600; is adjacent to Stuttgart Airport.

Disabled facilities

Stuttgart Airport is fully accessible, with lifts, ramps and electronic revolving doors. Wheelchair-accessible toilets are situated on all levels and accessible telephones are also available. Reserved parking for disabled passengers is clearly marked in all car parks and there is an underground car park (enter via car park P5) with extra-wide parking bays.

Any passengers who may require additional assistance are advised to contact their airline in advance of travel.

Car parking

There are various car parks located around the terminals including parking reserved for disabled passengers. Parking can be reserved in advance from the airport parking office (tel: +49 711 7224 9776). Fees start at €39 per week. Charging stations for electric vehicles can also be found.

Car rental

Car hire companies at Stuttgart Airport include Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt, as well as a number of local operators.


There is one on-site hotel at Stuttgart Airport, but the airport's proximity to the region's major exhibitions and events centre, Messe Stuttgart, means there are numerous hotels in the vicinity. Details on other hotels in the city centre are available from the information desks in Terminals 1 and 3.

Mövenpick Hotel Stuttgart Messe

+49 711 553 440

Stuttgart Airport's only on-site hotel, Mövenpick Hotel Stuttgart Messe is within walking distance of the terminal. Geared towards business travellers, this hotel boasts a fitness centre with a sauna, an on-site restaurant and conference space.

Flughafenstraße 50, 70629, Stuttgart, Germany

Mercure Hotel Stuttgart Airport

+49 711 72660

A good option for those looking for easy access to both the airport and the city centre, the Mercure is linked to the nearby Stuttgart Airport and exhibition centre by a free shuttle bus service. Guests here can unwind in the sauna and fitness centre, and enjoy the on-site restaurant and bar.

Eichwiesenring 1/1, 70567, Stuttgart, Germany

NH Stuttgart Airport

+49 711 77810

The sleek NH Stuttgart Airport hotel is roughly a 10-minute drive from Stuttgart Airport and offers a shuttle bus service to/from the terminals. The 4-star hotel features a spa area, restaurant, and a range of meeting facilities.

Bonländer Hauptstraße 145, 70794, Filderstadt, Germany

Wyndham Stuttgart Airport Messe

+49 711 627 680

Featuring a stylish restaurant, this mid-range hotel is a short walk from the airport. Equipped with meeting facilities, bar, free Wi-Fi and a fitness centre, the Wyndham suits business and leisure travellers.

Flughafenstraße 51, 70629, Stuttgart, Germany

Moxy Stuttgart Airport/Messe

+49 711 9869 2130

Being situated in close proximity to the airport, the Moxy Stuttgart Airport/Messe hotel has 176 modern rooms equipped with Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. The hotel also offers snacks and drinks around the clock. The city centre of Stuttgart can be reached by car within 15 minutes.

Dieselstaße 22, 70771, Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Germany

Best Western Plazahotel

+49 711 70900

Boasting its own restaurant, bar and underground car park, the Best Western Plazahotel is located a short distance from Stuttgart Airport. An airport shuttle service is available for guests for a fee.

Karl Benz Straße 25, 70794, Filderstadt-Bernhausen, Germany

Holiday Inn Express Stuttgart Airport

+49 711 722 4900

As with other hotels in the vicinity, the Holiday Inn Express operates a shuttle bus service to the airport, which is a short distance away. Guests here with cars can make use of on-site parking facilities, while those staying on business can hire the hotel's meeting rooms.

Dieselstraße20, 70771, Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Germany
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