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There are 11 ways to get from Brandenburg Gate to Friedrichshafen by train, bus, car, plane or ferry

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Train via Donauwörth  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Donauwoerth Ice
  2. Take the train from Donauwoerth to Ulm Hbf Re
  3. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt Re / ...

Cheapest option

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Friedrichshafen  •  5h 4m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) BER - FDH

34€ - 151€

9 alternative options

Train  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Ulm Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt Re / ...

149€ - 252€

Train #2  •  9h 37m

  1. Take the train from Berlin central station to Stuttgart central station Flx10
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt Re / ...

63€ - 115€

Bus  •  12h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin - Central Bus Station to Munich - Bus station Berlin - Bus station > Nuremberg > Munich - Bus station / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Friedrichshafen 006 / ...

35€ - 56€

Drive  •  6h 10m

  1. Drive from Brandenburg Gate to Friedrichshafen 738 km

75€ - 120€

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart, train  •  6h 58m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Stuttgart (STR) BER - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt

81€ - 319€

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich, train, ferry  •  6h 52m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Zurich (ZRH) BER - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Romanshorn
  3. Take the ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Autoquai

71€ - 238€

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Munich, train  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Munich (MUC) BER - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
  3. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt

109€ - 378€

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel, train  •  7h 41m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Basel (BSL) BER - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Friedrichshafen Stadt

80€ - 253€

Fly Berlin Tegel to Munich, train  •  6h 47m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Munich (MUC) TXL - MUC
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
  3. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt

100€ - 416€

Brandenburg Gate to Friedrichshafen by walk and train

The journey time between Brandenburg Gate and Friedrichshafen is around 7h 35m and covers a distance of around 720 km. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 18m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, agilis, Deutsche Bahn Regional and others, the Brandenburg Gate to Friedrichshafen service departs from Brandenburg Gate and arrives in Friedrichshafen Stadt. Typically 39 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 35m
Fastest journey time:
6h 18m
Services per week:
39
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
37 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:34
Last service departs at:
17:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brandenburg Gate to Friedrichshafen walk and train schedules

Brandenburg Gate → Friedrichshafen
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Last updated: 13 Jun 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Friedrichshafen is to bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 12h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Friedrichshafen is to fly which costs 30€ - 160€ and takes 5h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brandenburg Gate to Friedrichshafen. However, there are services departing from Berlin, Reichstag/Bundestag and arriving at Friedrichshafen via S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf, Berlin - Central Bus Station and Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brandenburg Gate to Friedrichshafen. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Friedrichshafen Stadt via Donauwoerth and Ulm Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 42m.

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The distance between Brandenburg Gate and Friedrichshafen is 608 km. The road distance is 738 km.

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The best way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Friedrichshafen without a car is to train via Donauwörth which takes 7h 42m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 42m to get from Brandenburg Gate to Friedrichshafen, including transfers.

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Brandenburg Gate to Friedrichshafen bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Berlin - Central Bus Station.

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Brandenburg Gate to Friedrichshafen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Brandenburg Gate to Friedrichshafen is to train via Donauwörth which takes 7h 42m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 12h 29m, you could also fly, which costs 30€ - 160€ and takes 5h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Brandenburg Gate to Friedrichshafen.
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  • Distance: 607.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 42m

What companies run services between Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany and Friedrichshafen, Germany?

You can take a train from Brandenburg Gate to Friedrichshafen via Berlin Hbf, Donauwoerth, and Ulm Hbf in around 7h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brandenburg Gate to Friedrichshafen via Berlin, Reichstag/Bundestag, S+U Zoologischer Garten/Jebensstr., S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf, Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB, Berlin - Central Bus Station, and Munich central bus station in around 12h 29m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
90€ - 460€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 350€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 270€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 320€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 320€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
80€ - 410€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Munich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 500€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 950€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 380€
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 270€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 350€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
80€ - 410€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Friedrichshafen via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 240€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 200€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 240€
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 240€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 270€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Munich via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
280€ - 950€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Friedrichshafen via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 140€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Friedrichshafen via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
65€ - 270€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 280€
Train operators
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 Berlin Hbf to Donauwoerth
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Berlin Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
140€ - 200€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
agilis
Phone
+49 800 589 28 40
Website
agilis.de
Train from Donauwoerth to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
agilis.de
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
29€ - 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
Every 4 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
130€ - 180€
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
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin central station to Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Flixtrain
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
26€ - 50€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Zuerich Flughafen to Romanshorn
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
30€ - 40€
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 Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Railjet
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berlin - Central Bus Station to Munich - Bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 23€
Website
Blablabus
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 Berlin central bus station to Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich central bus station to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
BSB Ferries
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 3640-0
Email
info@bsb.de
Website
bsb.de
Ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Autoquai
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
BSB Ferries
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Friedrichshafen Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 50m and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brandenburg Gate to Friedrichshafen is 738 km. It takes approximately 6h 10m to drive from Brandenburg Gate to Friedrichshafen.

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Eurowings, British Airways, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Friedrichshafen Airport.

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There are 158+ hotels available in Friedrichshafen. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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