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

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Fly to Friedrichshafen  •  6h

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) CPH - FDH

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Bus  •  20h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Zob N05
  2. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Friedrichshafen 001 / ...

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Fly to Zurich, train, ferry  •  6h 26m

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

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  7h 9m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Stuttgart (STR) CPH - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Friedrichshafen Stadt

Fly to Basel, train  •  7h 57m

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

Fly to Munich, train  •  7h 22m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Munich (MUC) CPH - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Ulm Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt

Train  •  13h 27m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof 20 / ...
  3. Take the train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hauptbahnhof 42 / ...
  4. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt 3 / ...

Drive, car train  •  17h 1m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Hamburg Altona
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hauptbahnhof
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hauptbahnhof to Friedrichshafen

Bus, night bus  •  22h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Ulm N110
  2. Take the night bus from Ulm to Friedrichshafen N45

Drive  •  11h 15m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Friedrichshafen 1282.1 km

Copenhagen to Friedrichshafen by train

24 Weekly Trains
13h 27m Average Duration
€190 Cheapest Price
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The cost-effective way to get from Copenhagen to Friedrichshafen is to bus, which costs 470 kr - 600 kr and takes 20h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Friedrichshafen is to fly which costs 1300 kr - 3600 kr and takes 6h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen station to Friedrichshafen. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen central train station and arriving at Friedrichshafen via Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Friedrichshafen. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Friedrichshafen Stadt via Hamburg Hbf, Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof and Ulm Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 27m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Friedrichshafen is 917 km. The road distance is 1282.1 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Friedrichshafen without a car is to train which takes 13h 27m and costs 1400 kr - 2300 kr.

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It takes approximately 6h to get from Copenhagen to Friedrichshafen, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Friedrichshafen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen central train station.

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Copenhagen to Friedrichshafen train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Friedrichshafen is to fly which takes 6h and costs 1300 kr - 3600 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1400 kr - 2300 kr and takes 13h 27m, you could also bus, which costs 470 kr - 600 kr and takes 20h 5m.

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  • Distance: 916.6 km
  • Duration: 6h

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Friedrichshafen, Germany?

Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Friedrichshafen every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Friedrichshafen via Hamburg Hbf, Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof, and Ulm Hbf in around 13h 27m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€300 - €600
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €600
Flights from Copenhagen to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Copenhagen to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €800
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €650
Flights from Copenhagen to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €480
Flights from Copenhagen to Munich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €430
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Copenhagen to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €700
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €800
Flights from Copenhagen to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €550
Flights from Copenhagen to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €650
Flights from Copenhagen to Munich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €350
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €430
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €430
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Friedrichshafen via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €390
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €850
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Munich
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€28 - €280
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.

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
€28 - €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
€12 - €16
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €28
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
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 Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from München Hbf to Ulm Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Ulm Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Ulm Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 16m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Railjet
Nebenbahn Vaihingen-Enzweihingen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
10h 26m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€100 - €120
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Bus operators
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Zob
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€50 - €65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich central bus station to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Ulm
Ave. Duration
19h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Ulm to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
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 Faehre
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
SBS Schifffahrt AG

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There is no direct flight from Copenhagen Airport to Friedrichshafen Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 40m and has one stopover.

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

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Copenhagen to Friedrichshafen train services, operated by DB ZugBus RAB GmbH, arrive at Friedrichshafen Stadt station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Friedrichshafen is 1282 km. It takes approximately 11h 15m to drive from Copenhagen to Friedrichshafen.

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British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Friedrichshafen Airport.

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Book your Copenhagen to Friedrichshafen train tickets online with Omio.

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There are 171+ hotels available in Friedrichshafen. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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