There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Friedrichshafen by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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  •  3 h 39 min

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

$86 - $124

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Stuttgart Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Friedrichshafen 110

$18 - $76

6 alternative options

Train via Stuttgart Hbf  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt Re / ...

$83 - $125

Bus, train  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Hauptbahnhof/Karlstraße, Frankfurt am Main to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt Re / ...

$50 - $84

Bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Friedrichshafen 110

$24 - $40

Rideshare  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Friedrichshafen 244.6 miles

$28

Drive  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Friedrichshafen 240.2 miles

$50 - $75

Fly  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) FRA - FDH

$95 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Friedrichshafen is to rideshare which costs 25€ and takes 4 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Friedrichshafen is to fly which costs 80€ - 280€ and takes 2 h 17 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Friedrichshafen is 279 km. The road distance is 384.4 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Friedrichshafen, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station and arriving at Friedrichshafen. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Friedrichshafen. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Friedrichshafen Stadt via Ulm Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 39 min.

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

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Friedrichshafen via Ulm Hbf in around 3 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Friedrichshafen via Stuttgart and Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport in around 8 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Schedules at
deinbus.de
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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