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There are 10 ways to get from Friedrichshafen to Checkpoint Charlie by train, bus, rideshare, car, plane or ferry

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Train via Donauwörth  •  8h 24m

  1. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Ulm Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Donauwoerth Re
  3. Take the train from Donauwoerth to Berlin Suedkreuz Ice

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Bus  •  11h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Friedrichshafen to Munich central bus station 006 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Berlin central bus station 034 / ...

€33 - €55

8 alternative options

Train  •  9h 42m

  1. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Ulm Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Berlin Ostbahnhof Ice

€159 - €234

Train #2  •  10h 8m

  1. Take the train from Lindau-Reutin to Berlin Suedkreuz Ice

€129 - €232

Rideshare  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the rideshare from Friedrichshafen to Berlin 738.9 km

€30 - €40

Drive  •  6h 14m

  1. Drive from Friedrichshafen to Checkpoint Charlie 740.7 km

€80 - €120

Fly from Friedrichshafen  •  5h 45m

  1. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) FDH - BER

€85 - €305

Train, train to Stuttgart, fly  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Ulm Hbf
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  3. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) STR - BER

€83 - €320

Ferry, train to Zurich, fly  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai
  2. Take the train from Romanshorn to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) ZRH - BER

€88 - €243

Train, train to Munich, fly  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Ulm Hbf
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) MUC - BER

€100 - €324

Friedrichshafen to Checkpoint Charlie by train and walk

The journey time between Friedrichshafen and Checkpoint Charlie is around 11h 54m and covers a distance of around 717 km. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 29m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, DB ZugBus RAB GmbH, ÖBB Intercity and others, the Friedrichshafen to Checkpoint Charlie service departs from Friedrichshafen Stadt and arrives in Checkpoint Charlie. Typically eight services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
11h 54m
Fastest journey time:
8h 29m
Journey distance:
717 km
Services per week:
8
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
37 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:27
Last service departs at:
22:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Friedrichshafen to Checkpoint Charlie train and walk schedules

Friedrichshafen → Checkpoint Charlie
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The cheapest way to get from Friedrichshafen to Checkpoint Charlie is to rideshare which costs €30 - €40 and takes 7h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Friedrichshafen to Checkpoint Charlie is to fly which costs €85 - €310 and takes 5h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Friedrichshafen to Checkpoint Charlie. However, there are services departing from Friedrichshafen Stadt and arriving at S Anhalter Bahnhof via Ulm Hbf, Donauwoerth and S Südkreuz Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 24m.

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It is 607 km from Friedrichshafen to Checkpoint Charlie. It is approximately 740.7 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Friedrichshafen to Checkpoint Charlie without a car is to train via Donauwörth which takes 8h 24m and costs .

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It takes approximately 8h 24m to get from Friedrichshafen to Checkpoint Charlie, including transfers.

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Friedrichshafen to Checkpoint Charlie train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Friedrichshafen Stadt station.

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The best way to get from Friedrichshafen to Checkpoint Charlie is to train via Donauwörth which takes 8h 24m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €60 and takes 11h 18m, you could also fly, which costs €85 - €310 and takes 5h 45m.

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There is no direct flight from Friedrichshafen Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 45m and has one stopover.

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Friedrichshafen to Checkpoint Charlie train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin Suedkreuz station.

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Map of how to get from Friedrichshafen to Checkpoint Charlie.
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  • Distance: 607.2 km
  • Duration: 8h 24m

What companies run services between Friedrichshafen, Germany and Checkpoint Charlie, Germany?

You can take a train from Friedrichshafen to Checkpoint Charlie via Ulm Hbf, Donauwoerth, Berlin Suedkreuz, S Südkreuz Bhf, and S Anhalter Bahnhof in around 8h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Friedrichshafen to Checkpoint Charlie via Munich central bus station, Berlin central bus station, S Messe Nord/ICC, S Halensee, S Halensee, and U Kochstr./Checkpoint Charlie in around 11h 18m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €700
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €750
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €800
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt, Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €550
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €380
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €4300
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €330
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €330
Flights from Munich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €320
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €4300
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Berlin Brandenburg Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €400
Train operators
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 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Ulm Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €30
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
agilis
Phone
+49 800 589 28 40
Website
agilis.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Donauwoerth
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
agilis.de
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 Donauwoerth to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Ulm Hbf to Berlin Ostbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€140 - €200
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Lindau-Reutin to Berlin Suedkreuz
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€120 - €180
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Ulm Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Ulm Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Go Ahead BW
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 Ulm Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€17 - €26
Website
Railjet
Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Railjet
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Ulm Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€31 - €36
1st Class
€25 - €30
Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
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 Romanshorn to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Friedrichshafen to Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich central bus station to Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Munich - Bus station to Berlin - ZOB
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €22
Website
Blablabus
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
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
BSB Ferries
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Friedrichshafen to Berlin
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Friedrichshafen to Checkpoint Charlie is 741 km. It takes approximately 6h 14m to drive from Friedrichshafen to Checkpoint Charlie.

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Austrian Airlines, Eurowings, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Friedrichshafen Airport to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport.

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There are 767+ hotels available in Checkpoint Charlie. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Friedrichshafen and Checkpoint Charlie. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Friedrichshafen to Friedrichshafen Airport is to train which takes 5 min and costs €1 - €3.

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