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There are 10 ways to get from Amsterdam to Friedrichshafen by train, bus, car, plane or ferry

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Train  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Ulm Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt Re / ...

84€ - 259€

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Bus  •  14h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Freiburg 011
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Friedrichshafen 001 / ...

45€ - 55€

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Train via Düsseldorf  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt Re / ...

87€ - 235€

Bus, train  •  14h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Stuttgart
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt Re / ...

61€ - 119€

Drive  •  7h 17m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Friedrichshafen 795.6 km

100€ - 160€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Friedrichshafen  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) AMS - FDH

106€ - 433€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Friedrichshafen  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) DUS - FDH

174€ - 410€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich, train, line 202 ferry  •  6h 37m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Zurich (ZRH) AMS - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Romanshorn
  3. Take the line 202 ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Haf9

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart, train  •  7h

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Stuttgart (STR) AMS - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt

104€ - 534€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel, train  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Basel (BSL) AMS - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Friedrichshafen Stadt

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Friedrichshafen is to bus which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 14h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Friedrichshafen is to train and fly which costs 170€ - 410€ and takes 5h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Friedrichshafen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Friedrichshafen via Freiburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Friedrichshafen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Friedrichshafen Stadt via Mannheim Hbf and Ulm Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 5m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Friedrichshafen is 618 km. The road distance is 795.6 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Friedrichshafen without a car is to train which takes 8h 5m and costs 80€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 8h 5m to get from Amsterdam to Friedrichshafen, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Friedrichshafen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Friedrichshafen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Friedrichshafen is to train which takes 8h 5m and costs 80€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 14h 40m, you could also fly, which costs 100€ - 440€ and takes 5h 29m.

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  • Distance: 618.2 km
  • Duration: 8h 5m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Friedrichshafen, Germany?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Friedrichshafen via Mannheim Hbf and Ulm Hbf in around 8h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Friedrichshafen via Freiburg in around 14h 40m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 350€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 240€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 650€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Friedrichshafen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 750€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 600€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 270€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 270€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 1700€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 420€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 380€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 240€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Friedrichshafen via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 440€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 250€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 210€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 650€
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 95€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
40€ - 60€
1st Class
65€ - 95€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
22€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
45€ - 55€
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Railjet
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Romanshorn
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 50€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Romanshorn
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
12€ - 16€
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
Bus operators
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Schedules at
deinbus.de
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
SBS Schifffahrt AG
Phone
+41 71 466 78 88
Email
info@sbsag.ch
Website
sbsag.ch
Ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Haf9
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
SBS Schifffahrt AG

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There is no direct flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Friedrichshafen Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 45m and has one stopover.

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Amsterdam to Friedrichshafen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Friedrichshafen station.

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Amsterdam to Friedrichshafen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Friedrichshafen Stadt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Friedrichshafen is 796 km. It takes approximately 7h 17m to drive from Amsterdam to Friedrichshafen.

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Eurowings, KLM, British Airways and Lufthansa offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Friedrichshafen Airport.

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There are 1597+ hotels available in Friedrichshafen. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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