Top Destinations From Stuttgart Airport

Stuttgart Airport, an important transport hub in the southwest of Germany, sees more than 10 million travellers pass through its doors each year. Serving the city itself, as well as a number of satellite towns and cities, it is a key destination for both business travellers and tourists who want to access the Baden-Württemberg region.

Although the majority of air traffic in and out of Stuttgart is caused by domestic German airlines, there are also 700,000 Spanish, 600,000 Turkish and 500,000 British passengers that arrive at the airport every year.

The airport is connected to the city by a range of transport networks, including a suburban railway and Stuttgart Airport taxi services, offered by companies like Shuttle Direct.

Important Local Destinations

Along with Stuttgart, there are a number of other destinations that rely on the airport for quick and easy access. If you explore the local area, you’ll discover several beautiful towns that are easily reachable with a Stuttgart Airport taxi.


Take one of Shuttle Direct’s Stuttgart airport taxis to explore this historic city’s centre, which dates back to the tenth century.

One of its most beautiful buildings is the eighteenth-century Solitude Palace. Alternatively, you could check out the breathtakingly modern Central Library, if you’re a fan of something a little more contemporary.

You’ll get the best view of the city from the train station, so why not take a stroll up there before trying some of the hearty local food?


A short ride in a Stuttgart Airport taxi will take you to the university town of Tübingen, where medieval culture meets a hip student population, creating a vibrant and cultural hotspot.

Explore the Old Town and discover the Protestant seminary – where Hölderlin, Schelling and Hegel all shared rooms – and the 500-year-old marketplace. Then check out some of the cutting-edge theatre productions, festivals and cultural activities that the town is famous for.

Tübingen also has a lively restaurant scene, serving local Southern-German cuisine at several popular eateries. Visitors will also discover a good range of international restaurants, which offer everything from Italian to American cuisine.


Take one of Shuttle Direct’s Stuttgart Airport taxis north to explore the medieval town of Heilbronn. Spend an hour or two wandering around its lively flea market, enjoying the local delicacies in its lively restaurants or seeing some of its historic buildings.

Check out the Kätchen House, city hall and Saint Kilian’s Church for some excellent examples of medieval German architecture. After doing some sight-seeing, relax with the locals at Lehner’s Beer Garden, which is located on the banks of the Neckar River.

While you may only be scheduled for a short stop here, there is so much to see in this stunning region that you may find yourself returning again and again!

Lukas Johannes is a driver for Shuttle Direct, the number one provider of shared and private airport transfers all over Europe and northern Africa. If you’re looking for an affordable Stuttgart airport taxi, Lukas and his colleagues can make sure that you and your luggage get to and from the airport swiftly and safely.

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Author: Desiree Michels