Information & Facts
Car hire companies include
Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Nationaland
The airport is connected to central Stuttgart by commuter
trains, both serving Stuttgart central station. There are several
direct bus links to destinations in and around Stuttgart, as well
as a 24-hour taxi service, both departing from outside Terminal
Facilities at the airport include two banks, ATMs and bureaux de
changes. There are restaurants, bars and fast food outlets, a
variety of shops, including duty free shops and wireless Internet
access available throughout the terminal building.
German is the official language. English is also widely
spoken and understood.
The unit of currency is the Euro (EUR), divided into 100 cents.
ATMs and exchange bureaux are widely available. The major credit
cards are becoming more widely accepted in many large shops, hotels
and restaurants, although Germans themselves prefer to carry cash.
Travellers cheques are best cashed at exchange bureaux, as banks
often won't change them. The quickest and most convenient way to
change money is to obtain cash from one of the ATM machines that
are ubiquitous features on all German streets. Banks are closed on
weekends, but exchange bureaux at airports and main railway
stations are open daily from 6am to 10pm.
GMT +1 (GMT +2 between the last Sunday in March and the last
Sunday in October).