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There are 9 ways to get from Friedrichshafen to Rome by ferry, train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Line 203 ferry, train to Zurich, fly  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the line 203 ferry from Friedrichshafen Haf9 to Romanshorn Autoquai
  2. Take the train from Romanshorn to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Rome (FCO) ZRH - FCO

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Bus  •  14h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Bregenz to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station N77

46€ - 141€

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Train to Basel, fly  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Basel Bad Bf
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Rome (FCO) BSL - FCO

Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Rome (FCO) STR - FCO

86€ - 200€

Train, train to Munich, fly  •  7h 46m

  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 Rome (FCO) MUC - FCO

94€ - 243€

Train  •  11h 21m

  1. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Singen 2-Y / ...
  2. Take the train from Singen to Zürich HB 4 / ...
  3. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini

147€ - 291€

Line 203 ferry, bus, train  •  21h 41m

  1. Take the line 203 ferry from Friedrichshafen Haf9 to Romanshorn Autoquai 203 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rorschach to Frosinone
  3. Take the train from Frosinone to Roma Termini Re / ...

Train, night train  •  17h 56m

  1. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36 Re / ...
  2. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Roma Termini Nj

114€ - 221€

Drive  •  9h 4m

  1. Drive from Friedrichshafen to Rome 914.4 km

110€ - 170€

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The cheapest way to get from Friedrichshafen to Rome is to bus which costs 45€ - 150€ and takes 14h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Friedrichshafen to Rome is to train and fly which costs 85€ - 200€ and takes 7h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Friedrichshafen to Rome. However, there are services departing from Friedrichshafen Stadt and arriving at Roma Termini via Singen, Zuerich Hb, Lugano and Milano Centrale Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 21m.

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The distance between Friedrichshafen and Rome is 683 km. The road distance is 914.4 km.

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The best way to get from Friedrichshafen to Rome without a car is to train which takes 11h 21m and costs 140€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 6h 37m to get from Friedrichshafen to Rome, including transfers.

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Friedrichshafen to Rome train services, operated by DB ZugBus RAB GmbH, depart from Friedrichshafen Stadt station.

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The best way to get from Friedrichshafen to Rome is to train which takes 11h 21m and costs 140€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 150€ and takes 14h 57m.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Friedrichshafen to Rome train services, operated by ItaloTreno, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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  • Distance: 682.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 37m

What companies run services between Friedrichshafen, Germany and Rome, Italy?

You can take a train from Friedrichshafen to Rome via Singen, Zürich HB, Zuerich Hb, Lugano, Milano Centrale, and Milano Centrale Station in around 11h 21m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bregenz to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station twice daily. Tickets cost 40€ - 50€ and the journey takes 12h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 650€
Flights from Munich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Flights from Munich to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 290€
Flights from Munich to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 410€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Zurich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 350€
Flights from Munich to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 240€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Rome
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
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.

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)
Train from Singen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
24€ - 45€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 95€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lindau Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Singen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Lindau Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Gl.27-36
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
18€ - 24€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Lindau Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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 Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Lindau Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
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 Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
30€ - 40€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 90€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
30€ - 50€
Smart Low Cost
30€ - 45€
Smart Flex
65€ - 90€
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Frosinone to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 13€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
11€ - 13€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Frosinone to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Frosinone to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
10€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
10€ - 15€
Base Standard
24€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Lindau Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Die Länderbahn
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bregenz to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Gruppo Di Maio
Phone
+39 0827 34 117
Email
info@gruppodimaio.it
Website
gruppodimaio.it
Bus from Rorschach to Frosinone
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Schedules at
gruppodimaio.it
Ferry operators
SBS Schifffahrt AG
Phone
+41 71 466 78 88
Email
info@sbsag.ch
Website
sbsag.ch
Ferry from Friedrichshafen Haf9 to Romanshorn Autoquai
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
SBS Schifffahrt AG

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