There are 9 ways to get from Friedrichshafen to Vienna by train, bus, car, ferry 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.

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Train via München Hbf  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Ulm Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf Rj

$128 - $205

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Friedrichshafen to Munich, Munich central bus station 001 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg N236 / ...

$34 - $58

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Train Austrian Railways (ÖBB)  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Bregenz to Wien Hbf Rj

$110 - $170

Bus Turancar  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Friedrichshafen to Munich, Munich central bus station 001 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich to Wien

$42 - $66

Drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Friedrichshafen to Vienna 383.6 miles

$80 - $120

Ferry to Altenrhein, fly  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai
  2. Fly from Altenrhein (ACH) to Vienna (VIE) ACH - VIE

$178 - $1,035

Ferry, train to Zurich, fly  •  6 h 4 min

  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 Vienna (VIE) ZRH - VIE

$113 - $322

Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  6 h 43 min

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

$110 - $271

Train, train to Innsbruck, fly  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Feldkirch
  2. Take the train from Feldkirch to Innsbruck Hbf
  3. Fly from Innsbruck (INN) to Vienna (VIE) INN - VIE

$175 - $454

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Friedrichshafen to Vienna is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Friedrichshafen to Vienna is to ferry and fly which costs 150€ - 900€ and takes 5 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Friedrichshafen to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Friedrichshafen and arriving at Vienna, Vienna Erdberg via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Friedrichshafen to Vienna. However, there are services departing from Friedrichshafen Stadt and arriving at Wien Hbf via Ulm Hbf and München Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 51 min.

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The distance between Friedrichshafen and Vienna is 517 km. The road distance is 613.8 km.

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The best way to get from Friedrichshafen to Vienna without a car is to train which takes 7 h 51 min and costs 100€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to get from Friedrichshafen to Vienna, including transfers.

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Friedrichshafen to Vienna bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Friedrichshafen station.

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Map of how to get from Friedrichshafen to Vienna.
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  • Distance: 323.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 51 min

What companies run services between Friedrichshafen, Germany and Vienna, Austria?

You can take a train from Friedrichshafen to Vienna via Ulm Hbf and München Hbf in around 7 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Friedrichshafen to Vienna via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 9 h.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Innsbruck to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Altenrhein to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Train operators
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 Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lindau Hbf to Feldkirch
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bregenz to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Feldkirch to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
EuroNight
Website
cd.cz
Train from Feldkirch to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
cd.cz
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 Friedrichshafen to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Vienna, Vienna Erdberg
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $40
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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