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There are 4 ways to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Friedrichshafen by train, ferry, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Lindau Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt Rb / ...

$31 - $49

Cheapest option

Line 8 train, ferry  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the line 8 train from St. Gallen to Romanshorn 8 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Autoquai 166-Y

$15 - $20

2 alternative options

Line 200 bus, line 940 bus, ferry  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 200 bus from St. Gallen, Marktplatz Bohl to Arbon, Bahnhof 200 / ...
  2. Take the line 940 bus from Arbon, Bahnhof to Romanshorn, Bahnhof 940
  3. Take the ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Autoquai

$22 - $32

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Sankt Gallen to Friedrichshafen 50.7 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Friedrichshafen is to drive which costs SFr 10 - SFr 16 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Friedrichshafen is to drive which costs SFr 10 - SFr 16 and takes 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canton of St. Gallen to Friedrichshafen. However, there are services departing from St. Gallen and arriving at Friedrichshafen Stadt via Lindau Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 41 min.

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The distance between Canton of St. Gallen and Friedrichshafen is 57 km. The road distance is 81.1 km.

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The best way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Friedrichshafen without a car is to train which takes 1 h 41 min and costs SFr 30 - SFr 50.

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It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Friedrichshafen, including transfers.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Friedrichshafen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from St. Gallen station.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Friedrichshafen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Friedrichshafen Stadt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canton of St. Gallen to Friedrichshafen is 81 km. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Canton of St. Gallen to Friedrichshafen.

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  • Distance: 35.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 41 min

What companies run services between Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland and Friedrichshafen, Germany?

You can take a train from Sankt Gallen to Friedrichshafen via Lindau Hbf in around 1 h 41 min.

Train operators
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 St. Gallen to Lindau Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Lindau Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
bahn.de
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Romanshorn
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from St. Gallen, Marktplatz Bohl to Arbon, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Arbon, Bahnhof to Romanshorn, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 - $14
Schedules at
bsb.de

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