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

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Train via Ulm Hbf  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Ulm Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt Ire / ...

$162 - $239

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Bus  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Freiburg 299
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Friedrichshafen 001

$40 - $65

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Train  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt Ic

$159 - $229

Bus, train  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles - North to Stuttgart
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt Ire / ...

$94 - $141

Drive  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Friedrichshafen 402.5 miles

$80 - $130

Fly Brussels to Friedrichshafen  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) BRU - FDH

$209 - $635

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Friedrichshafen  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) DUS - FDH

$142 - $510

Fly Brussels to Zurich, train, ferry  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zurich (ZRH) BRU - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Romanshorn
  3. Take the ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Autoquai

$125 - $361

Fly Brussels to Stuttgart, train  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Stuttgart (STR) BRU - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt

$120 - $316

Fly Brussels to Basel, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Friedrichshafen Stadt

$102 - $343

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Friedrichshafen is to bus which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 11 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Friedrichshafen is to train and fly which costs 120€ - 440€ and takes 5 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Friedrichshafen. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Friedrichshafen via Freiburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Friedrichshafen. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Friedrichshafen Stadt via Köln Hbf and Ulm Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 18 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Friedrichshafen is 514 km. The road distance is 644.1 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Friedrichshafen without a car is to train which takes 7 h 18 min and costs 130€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 18 min to get from Brussels to Friedrichshafen, including transfers.

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Brussels to Friedrichshafen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Brussels to Friedrichshafen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Brusel Nord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Friedrichshafen is to train which takes 7 h 18 min and costs 130€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 11 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs 170€ - 550€ and takes 5 h 24 min.

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  • Distance: 321.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 18 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Friedrichshafen, Germany?

You can take a train from Brussels to Friedrichshafen via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, and Ulm Hbf in around 7 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Friedrichshafen via Freiburg in around 11 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Friedrichshafen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Friedrichshafen via Hamburg, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Stuttgart via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Romanshorn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bruxelles - North to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$49
High
$55
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
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
bsb.de

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There is no direct flight from Brussels Airport to Friedrichshafen Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Friedrichshafen is 644 km. It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to drive from Brussels to Friedrichshafen.

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Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Friedrichshafen Airport.

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Book your Brussels to Friedrichshafen bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 990+ hotels available in Friedrichshafen. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 16€ - 18€.

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