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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen(CH) to Lindau Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt Re / ...

$33 - $51

Cheapest option

Train, ferry  •  1 h 52 min

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

$15 - $40

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 - $33

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Sankt Gallen to Friedrichshafen 50.7 miles

$10 - $16

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 29 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen(CH) to Lindau Hbf
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen(CH) to Romanshorn
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $26
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lindau Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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 - $7
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 - $15
Schedules at
bsb.de

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Canton of St. Gallen to Friedrichshafen?

The distance between Canton of St. Gallen and Friedrichshafen is 57 km. The road distance is 81 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Friedrichshafen?

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.

What is the fastest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Friedrichshafen?

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

Is there a direct train between Canton of St. Gallen and Friedrichshafen?

No, there is no direct train from Canton of St. Gallen to Friedrichshafen. However, there are services departing from St. Gallen(CH) and arriving at Friedrichshafen Stadt via Lindau Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

How long does it take to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Friedrichshafen?

It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Friedrichshafen, including transfers.