There are 4 ways to get from Friedrichshafen to Chur 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.

Recommended option

Ferry, train  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai 167-Y
  2. Take the train from Rorschach to Chur 78-Y

$43 - $79

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Lindau Hbf Rb / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bregenz to Chur, Chur PostAutostation N77 / ...

$25 - $39

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Lindau Hbf Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from St. Margrethen to Chur 78-Y

$54 - $93

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Friedrichshafen to Chur 76.7 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Friedrichshafen to Chur. However, there are services departing from Friedrichshafen Stadt and arriving at Chur via Lindau Hbf and St. Margrethen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 46 min.

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The distance between Friedrichshafen and Chur is 90 km. The road distance is 122.7 km.

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The best way to get from Friedrichshafen to Chur without a car is to ferry and train which takes 3 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Friedrichshafen to Chur, including transfers.

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Friedrichshafen to Chur train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Friedrichshafen Stadt station.

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Friedrichshafen to Chur train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Chur station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Friedrichshafen to Chur is 123 km. It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to drive from Friedrichshafen to Chur.

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There are 975+ hotels available in Chur. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Friedrichshafen to Chur.
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  • Distance: 56.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

What companies run services between Friedrichshafen, Germany and Chur, Grisons, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Friedrichshafen to Chur via Lindau Hbf and St. Margrethen in around 3 h 46 min.

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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Rorschach to Chur
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Margrethen to Chur
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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
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 Bregenz to Chur, Chur PostAutostation
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 - $15
Schedules at
bsb.de

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