70173 Stuttgart, Germany
©Hotel LE MERIDIEN, STUTTGART, Germany
It is a 10-minute walk from Stuttgart Central Stationto the venue Hotel Le Meridien. Please follow the signs to the Schlosspark “mittlerer Schlossgarten“. The exit is close to platform 16. Follow the direction of “Schloßgarten“ passing the Beer garden. Continue straight and then take the stairs up to the footbridge leading directly to the hotel. Please note that the route guidance can change due to construction work of “Stuttgart 21”. We are happy to assist you at any time. If you are travelling with heavy luggage, we recommend taking a taxi. It costs 5 to 10 €. Alternatively you can drive by metro, line 14 direction “Remseck”, to the station “Neckartor”.
Stuttgart Airport (STR IATA). is the 6th busiest airport in Germany, reflecting the city's size and importance. It is situated on the southern outskirts of the city and connected via local rail (S-Bahn) and in the future will also be connected to mainline high-speed railway. The airport is a base for Lufthansa's low-fare sister airline Eurowings. Moreover, most major European carriers have connections to Stuttgart from their main hubs, so there is a wide choice of direct flights to other German and European cities, and even if there is no direct flight from your origin, you will easily find a connection through any of the hubs.
Moreover, Stuttgart's main railway station (Hauptbahnhof) is just an hour away by high-speed train (ICE) from Frankfurt Airport, which is one of Europe's major aviation hubs. Many airlines offer flights to Frankfurt with a connecting train to Stuttgart instead of direct flights to Stuttgart, and as this is very quick and convenient (landing you in the very city center), you should consider this option as well. Delta Air Lines has non-stop service from Atlanta to Stuttgart. United Airlines has daily non-stop service from Newark / New York City. American Airlines offers codeshare service from Frankfurt Airport on the ICE high-speed trains to the Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof (ZWS). These tickets are often cheaper than buying a flight solely to Frankfurt, despite having the additional segment. There is growing low-fare traffic to Stuttgart as well, with easyJet, Ryanair and Vueling all serving the airport from their bases across Europe.
From Stuttgart Airport, you can reach the venue Le Meridien Hotel Stuttgart within 20 minutes by car. Follow the signs for the A8 towards Karlsruhe/Heilbronn/Singen. Take the Stuttgart Degerloch exit, and take the B27 towards Filderstadt/Zentrum. Turn right onto the B14, Konrad-Adenauer-Straße, which turns into Willy-Brandt-Straße. Le Méridien Stuttgart is located on the right-hand side of the street.
Stuttgart is very well connected to the German railway network, both by fast intercity links and regional trains. The City is a network junction for regional, national and international trains. To search for a train connection, please go to the homepage of the Deutsche Bahn (http://www.deutschebahn.com/de/start/).
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Leave the A8/81 at the Stuttgarter Kreuz junction, heading towards the Zentrum (city centre). Follow the “B14” signs towards the Zentrum and Bad Cannstatt/Esslingen. After approximately 12 km leave the B14 prior to the tunnel (at the State Gallery) following the direction „Hauptbahnhof“ (main train station) and then keep going straight on the Konrad-Adenauer-Strasse which turns into Willy-Brandt-Strasse back into the direction B14/Bad Cannstatt/Esslingen. The venue Le Méridien Hotel Stuttgart is located on the right-hand side of the street. Please note that the driveway to the hotel entrance and the parking garage is right after the white building (Willy-Brandt-Strasse 28) before the street merges back into the B14. Due to frequent traffic alterations in Stuttgart, kindly contact our concierge for more information
Public transportation is provided by the Stadtbahn (U-bahn) and S-Bahn. For short distances, it is best to use the Stadtbahn (or bus if necessary). For longer distances (to get to the suburbs) the S-Bahn is faster but has fewer stations than the Stadtbahn. Stuttgart's public transport is fully integrated and a travel ticket can be used on any mixture of buses and trains/trams that may be required to complete the journey.
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