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Stuttgart - Zurich Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Stuttgart to Zurich. Traveling by bus from Stuttgart to Zurich usually takes around 4 hours and 16 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance101 mi (163 km)
Shortest duration3h 10m
Cheapest price$13.48
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Stuttgart to Zurich?

Typically $17.95 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Zurich. This one of the best deals on bus tickets we have seen recently on Wanderu, we recommend booking your travel as prices tend to go up quickly. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in February. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just C$19 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Stuttgart to Zurich in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to C$30 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Stuttgart to Zurich?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Stuttgart to Zurich that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus24h 20m$23.83
Marino13h 36m$39.46
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 2 trips from Stuttgart to Zurich, and usually makes the trip in about 4 hours and 20 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • Marino

    Marino

    Book Marino from Stuttgart to Zurich from $32. There are 1 Marino schedules from Stuttgart to Zurich and you can expect on average to pay for a Marino ticket to Zurich. In Stuttgart, Marino departs to Zurich from Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal and no other station. In Zurich, Marino arrives at Limmatstrasse 5 and no other station.

    An average trip on Marino from Stuttgart to Zurich takes 3 hours and 36 minutes , while the fastest available Marino trip will get you to Zurich in 3 hours and 10 minutes .

    On weekends, Marino offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Zurich.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Stuttgart to Zurich during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Stuttgart to Zurich?

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 16 minutes to cover the 163 kilometers from Stuttgart to Zurich. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 10 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

"Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Stuttgart to Zurich for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Stuttgart?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 6:00am. To see the times for all buses from Stuttgart to Zurich, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Stuttgart to Zurich. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Stuttgart to Zurich; ticket prices start at $29.82.

City Information

Stuttgart

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Though less recognizable than other German cities like Munich or Berlin, Stuttgart is no less fascinating to visit. Plus, since it's less famous than other destinations, you might find more authentic culture and less touristy prices.

Your first stop should be Schlossplatz. This palace square is located right at the city center, in the shadow of the Baroque New Palace and the 10th-Century Old Palace. The square is a lively area, with events hosted year-round, most notably Stuttgart's Christmas market; check out our itinerary of 10 famous Christmas markets in Germany for more.

Got a car fan in your travel party? The famed Mercedes-Benz Museum celebrates the beloved German vehicle, and the Porsche Museum showcases legendary racing cars.

The Wilhelma Zoo and Botanical Garden will entice you with acres and acres of open spaces for everyone to enjoy, plus several thousands of different animal and plant species. It's on the grounds of another castle if you haven't seen enough German castles yet. Next, stop at the Markthalle to embrace your inner foodie and try a spread of international and local delicacies. The huge public market has over 33 stalls that offer all kinds of delicious goodies.

Deutsche Bahn, DB Intercity, and Railjet trains make it easy to reach Stuttgart from cities like Strasbourg, Zurich, and Frankfurt. Bus options abound, too, with FlixBus, Sindbad, Union Ivkoni and more providing routes in the area. Stuttgart Airport is only about 20 minutes outside of the city, so flying is definitely an option, too.

Zurich

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Located in the heart of Europe, the Swiss capital lies at the northwestern tip of the eponymous Lake Zurich. This cosmopolitan city is buzzing year-round with vibrant city life, while the relaxing and peaceful Alps are less than an hour away.

Lake Zurich provides an elegant focal point of the city, with daily cruises available to explore this vast lake. Many chic cafes and restaurants are dotted along the banks, epitomizing Zurich's urban and cosmopolitan vibe.

The Old Town, or Altstadt, is arguably one of the city's most beautiful areas, characterized by winding cobblestone streets and medieval-style architecture. Here, you'll discover some of Zurich's most iconic landmarks, such as St Peter's church with its impossibly large clock face, the largest clock in Europe.

If the weather isn't suited to wandering, there are over 50 museums within Zurich to explore. Go traditional with the Swiss National Museum, or opt for something a bit more exhilarating at the FIFA Museum.

Zurich's airport is the largest in Switzerland, and it is just 10 kilometers from the city center. Several train carriers, including the German Deutsche Bahn network, operate routes to Zurich from across Europe. Long-distance buses also make it easy to reach Zurich from cities like Bern, Stuttgart, Munich, and Milan.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Stuttgart?

Main departure station: Kornwestheim

Buses to Zurich leave from 3 stations in Stuttgart.

All bus stations in Stuttgart:

  • Kornwestheim

  • Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal

  • Vaihingen

Where does the bus arrive in Zurich?

Main arrival station: Limmatstrasse 5

All buses from Stuttgart arrive at one main station in Zurich.

Bus stations in Zurich:

  • Limmatstrasse 5

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