Baden-Wuerttemberg – not only one of the most important exporting regions in Europe with many global companies. In recent years, the state in SouthWest Germany has also set a distinct accent on the tourism market. The Stuttgart region is an ideal base for visiting the many attractions of this province.

For arriving passengers, Stuttgart Airport is the ideal gateway to SouthWest Germany and its neighboring regions. In close proximity, the highway Munich – Karlsruhe offers fast connections for motorists. The commuter train stops right at the terminals and runs every 15 minutes to Stuttgart Central Station, one of the major hubs for both long distance and regional services.

Stuttgart Airport with its 9.5 million annual passengers is an airport of short distances. From entering the terminal to the departure gate, there are only a little more than 100 meters. And upon arrival, passengers reach the baggage claim in no time, without having the hustle of long walks.

Situated in the public area of Terminal 3 the official tourist information offers its services to arriving passengers. Besides train tickets, travelers can get more information about the province Baden-Wuerttemberg. Only a few steps further you will find the car rental center with all major car rental companies.

Among the broad shopping opportunities for departing travelers the Duty Free and Travel Value shops with their wide selection of reasonably priced spirits should be pointed out, as well as the wide range of travel souvenirs. These shops are also open to passengers traveling within Europe. Likewise the perfume departments` range of cosmetics has been among the best at German airports for years.

As a special highlight the airport restaurant “top air” must be mentioned. It is the only gourmet restaurant at Europe’s airports that for many years has been awarded a star of the renowned gourmet guide “Guide Michelin”.