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

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Ferry, train  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai 167-Y
  2. Take the train from Romanshorn to St. Gallen 8 / ...

$14 - $39

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Train  •  2 h 23 min

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

$31 - $49

Ferry, line 940 bus, line 200 bus  •  2 h 25 min

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

$22 - $32

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Friedrichshafen to Sankt Gallen 50.4 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Friedrichshafen to Canton of St. Gallen. However, there are services departing from Friedrichshafen Stadt and arriving at St. Gallen via Lindau Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 23 min.

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The distance between Friedrichshafen and Canton of St. Gallen is 57 km. The road distance is 80.6 km.

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The best way to get from Friedrichshafen to Canton of St. Gallen without a car is to ferry and train which takes 1 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from Friedrichshafen to Canton of St. Gallen, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Friedrichshafen to Canton of St. Gallen is 81 km. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Friedrichshafen to Canton of St. Gallen.

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Map of how to get from Friedrichshafen to Canton of St. Gallen.
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  • Distance: 35.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from Friedrichshafen to Sankt Gallen via Lindau Hbf in around 2 h 23 min.

Train operators
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Romanshorn to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
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 Romanshorn to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
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 Friedrichshafen Stadt to Lindau Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lindau Hbf to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Romanshorn, Bahnhof to Arbon, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus from Arbon, Bahnhof to St. Gallen, Marktplatz Bohl
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Ferry operators
BSB Ferries
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 3640-0
Email
info@bsb.de
Website
bsb.de
Ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
bsb.de

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