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There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dornbirn by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Ulm Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Lindau Hbf Ire / ...

$97 - $141

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Bus  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Bregenz N77

$30 - $50

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Bus, train  •  7h

  1. Take the bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Lindau Hbf Ire / ...

$63 - $102

Drive  •  3h 56m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Dornbirn 263.9 miles

$55 - $80

Fly to Friedrichshafen, train  •  3h 56m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) FRA - FDH
  2. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Lindau Hbf
  3. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Dornbirn

$116 - $352

Fly to Zurich, train  •  4h 58m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bregenz

$136 - $356

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Stuttgart (STR) FRA - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Lindau Hbf

$131 - $315

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dornbirn is to bus which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 6h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dornbirn is to fly and train which costs 100€ - 310€ and takes 3h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Dornbirn. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Dornbirn via Ulm Hbf and Lindau Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 11m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Dornbirn is 310 km. The road distance is 422.2 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dornbirn without a car is to train which takes 5h 11m and costs 80€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 5h 11m to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dornbirn, including transfers.

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Frankfurt am Main to Dornbirn train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dornbirn is to train which takes 5h 11m and costs 80€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 6h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Friedrichshafen Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Frankfurt am Main to Dornbirn train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Lindau Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Dornbirn.
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  • Distance: 193.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 11m

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Dornbirn, Austria?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Dornbirn via Ulm Hbf and Lindau Hbf in around 5h 11m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Dornbirn once daily. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 6h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Lindau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Lindau Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Lindau Hbf
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lindau Hbf to Dornbirn
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
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 Bregenz
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Bregenz
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Schedules at
deinbus.de

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Dornbirn is 422 km. It takes approximately 3h 56m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Dornbirn.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Friedrichshafen Airport.

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There are 922+ hotels available in Dornbirn. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13m and costs 9€ - 14€.

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