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

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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 - $38

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Ferry  •  1 h

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

$12 - $18

1 alternative option

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Lindau to Rorschach 28 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Lindau to Rorschach is to drive which costs 5€ - 8€ and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lindau to Rorschach is to drive which costs 5€ - 8€ and takes 43 min.

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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.

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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.

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The distance between Lindau and Rorschach is 16 km. The road distance is 44.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lindau to Rorschach without a car is to train which takes 43 min and costs 12€ - 35€.

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

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Lindau to Rorschach train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Lindau Hbf station.

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Lindau to Rorschach train services, operated by Thurbo, arrive at Rorschach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lindau to Rorschach is 45 km. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Lindau to Rorschach.

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  • Distance: 9.8 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

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

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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lindau Hbf to St. Margrethen
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
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)

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.

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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
$12 - $18
Schedules at
bsb.de

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