Turkish Airlines offers five direct flights in average every day from Istanbul to Stuttgart. Most of the flights take off from Istanbul Airport (IST), and a few from Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW), which land at Stuttgart International Airport (STR) within nearly three hours. The number of flights does not change seasonally and remains quite the same throughout the year; however there may be slight differences on the times of departure.
You may also consider taking connecting flights over Ankara in this route to increase your flight alternatives from Istanbul to Stuttgart. Note that the duration of journey in connecting flights varies by the layover at Ankara.
Located in the northeastern Turkey and as the most populous city countrywide, Istanbul is an utterly dynamic city with a legendary beauty. Ranking among the top destinations for cultural and historical trips, Istanbul also has a critical advantage by its perfectly situated presence offering various kinds of activities all year round. This historical city, which is home to people from different nations, also serves as the core of production in the country. Moreover, this enchanting metropolitan is extremely capable of meeting almost every need with its advanced touristic infrastructure. Enthralling by its museums, art galleries, palaces and mansions; Istanbul appeals to the visitors also by its crowded and live squares, along with its colorful lifestyle.
Flooded by visitors all over the world, Istanbul manages its busy air traffic with two international airports: Istanbul Airport (IST) in the European side and Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW) in the Anatolian side. Flights from Istanbul with Turkish Airlines use both airports as the point of departure.
Istanbul Airport (IST) is located on the European side, between Tayakadın, a neighborhood on the Black Sea coast, and Akpınar villages. Istanbul Airport is 35 km from the city center.
There are plenty of transport options from the city center to Istanbul Airport. You can reach the airport with Havaist buses from many central, easy-to-reach spots, such as Taksim, Beşiktaş, Yenikapı, Bahçeşehir and Kozyatağı. You can also reach the airport from the city center with IETT buses. For more information on public transport schedules check our transport information page.
There are a couple of alternatives for those planning to take public transport means for reaching Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW).
Municipal buses between the city center and the airport serve in a couple of different routes and lines. SG-2 setting off from Taksim, and E-3 from 4th Levent serve to the passengers travelling from the European side. Buses numbered E-11 and SG-1 from Kadıköy are frequently used by those reaching the airport from the Anatolian side. Note that the line SG-1 is express, only stopping by Çamlık and Yenisahra stations.
There are also airport shuttles available from Taksim, Kadıköy and Yenisahra directions; it is possible to take the cabs serving 7/24 in the city as well to ensure a comfortable transport to Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW).
The romantic German city, Stuttgart is among the largest cities of Germany. You will totally be impressed by the sumptuous palaces and verdant vineyards all over the city. As a remarkable destination also for medical tourism by its fresh air thanks to the lovely surrounding forests and its healing hot springs, Stuttgart is a pioneer city countrywide in industry at the same time. Combining skillfully the traces of its past with the wonderful details of the modern world, this spectacular city is looking forward to welcoming you with its brilliant atmosphere.
Those holding a flight ticket to Stuttgart with Turkish Airlines land at the sole airport in the city, Stuttgart Airport (STR) which is located 15 kilometers from the center.
S-Bahn railway is generally the first choice to reach the center from Stuttgart Airport (STR), which is both a budget friendly and swift option. You may use the line 52 to get to Filderstadt, S3 to the expo region.
Another alternative would be the cabs, which are available 7/24, or, it is also possible to rent a car from the car rental offices in the airport to ensure a smooth transport during your stay.