There are 3 ways to get from Lindau to Rorschach by train, ferry 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

Train  •  43 min

  1. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to St. Margrethen Ec
  2. Take the train from St. Margrethen to Rorschach 2 / ...

$15 - $39

Cheapest option

Ferry  •  1 h

  1. Take the ferry from Lindau Hafen to Rorschach Hafen 133-Y

$13 - $19

1 alternative option

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Lindau to Rorschach 28 miles

$5 - $9

What companies run services between Lindau, Bavaria, Germany and Rorschach, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Lindau to Rorschach via St. Margrethen in around 43 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lindau Hbf to St. Margrethen
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
bahn.de
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from St. Margrethen to Rorschach
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Südostbahn
Website
sob.ch
Train from St. Margrethen to Rorschach
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
sob.ch
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from St. Margrethen to Rorschach
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
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 Rorschach Hafen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
bsb.de

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lindau to Rorschach?

The distance between Lindau and Rorschach is 16 km. The road distance is 45 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lindau to Rorschach?

The cheapest way to get from Lindau to Rorschach is to drive which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 43 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lindau to Rorschach?

The quickest way to get from Lindau to Rorschach is to drive which takes 43 min and costs 4€ - 7€.

Is there a direct train between Lindau and Rorschach?

No, there is no direct train from Lindau to Rorschach. However, there are services departing from Lindau Hbf and arriving at Rorschach via St. Margrethen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 min.

Is there a direct ferry between Lindau and Rorschach?

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Lindau Hafen and arriving at Rorschach Hafen. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

How long does it take to get from Lindau to Rorschach?

It takes approximately 43 min to get from Lindau to Rorschach, including transfers.