There are 3 ways to get from Lindau to Mainau by train, ferry or car

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Train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Radolfzell Ire / ...
  3. Take the train from Radolfzell to Konstanz Re / ...

$44 - $65

Cheapest option

Ferry  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the ferry from Lindau Hafen to Konstanz Hafen 17-Y / ...

$30 - $45

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Lindau to Konstanz 52.4 miles

$11 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Lindau to Mainau is to drive which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 1 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lindau to Mainau is to drive which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 1 h 20 min.

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The distance between Lindau and Mainau is 41 km. The road distance is 83.8 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Lindau to Mainau, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Lindau to Mainau. However, there are services departing from Lindau Hbf and arriving at Konstanz via Friedrichshafen Stadt and Radolfzell. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Lindau Hafen and arriving at Konstanz Hafen. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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What companies run services between Lindau, Bavaria, Germany and Mainau, Germany?

You can take a train from Lindau to Konstanz via Friedrichshafen Stadt and Radolfzell in around 2 h 29 min.

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 Lindau Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
bahn.de
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Radolfzell
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Radolfzell to Konstanz
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
bahn.de
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 Radolfzell to Konstanz
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Ferry operators
BSB Ferries
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 3640-0
Email
info@bsb.de
Website
bsb.de
Ferry from Lindau Hafen to Konstanz Hafen
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
bsb.de

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