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There are 4 ways to get from Lindau to Schwägalp Pass by train, bus, ferry or car

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Train, line 791 bus

  1. Take the train from Lindau-Insel to Bregenz
  2. Take the train from Bregenz to St. Margrethen Sg
  3. Take the train from St. Margrethen SG to Herisau
  4. Take the train from Herisau to Urnäsch
  5. Take the line 791 bus from Urnäsch, Bahnhof to Schwägalp, Passhöhe

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Train, line 5731 train, line 792 bus

  1. Take the train from Lindau-Insel to Bregenz Riedenburg
  2. Take the line 5731 train from Bregenz Riedenburg to St. Margrethen Sg
  3. Take the train from St. Margrethen SG to Nesslau-Neu St. Johann
  4. Take the line 792 bus from Nesslau-Neu St.Johann, Bahnhof to Schwägalp, Säntis-Schwebebahn

Ferry, train, line 791 bus

  1. Take the ferry from Lindau Hafen to Rorschach Hafen
  2. Take the train from Rorschach Stadt to Herisau
  3. Take the train from Herisau to Urnäsch
  4. Take the line 791 bus from Urnäsch, Bahnhof to Schwägalp, Säntis-Schwebebahn

Drive

  1. Drive from Lindau to Schwägalp Pass

Lindau to Schwägalp Pass by train and bus

The journey time between Lindau and Schwägalp Pass is around 3h 23m and covers a distance of around 77 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 48m. Operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), ÖBB EuroCity, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Lindau to Schwägalp Pass service departs from Lindau-Insel and arrives in Schwägalp, Passhöhe. Typically 49 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

49 Weekly Services
3h 23m Average Duration
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Lindau to Schwägalp Pass is to drive, which costs €16 - €24 and takes 1h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Lindau to Schwägalp Pass is to drive which costs €16 - €24 and takes 1h 19m.

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The distance between Lindau and Schwägalp Pass is 41 km. The road distance is 79.4 km.

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The best way to get from Lindau to Schwägalp Pass without a car is to train and line 791 bus which takes 3h 23m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 23m to get from Lindau to Schwägalp Pass, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lindau to Schwägalp Pass is 79 km. It takes approximately 1h 19m to drive from Lindau to Schwägalp Pass.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Schwägalp Pass. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.

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Map of how to get from Lindau to Schwägalp Pass.
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  • Distance: 41.3 km
  • Duration: 3h 23m

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

There is no direct connection from Lindau to Schwägalp Pass. However, you can take the train to Bregenz, take the train to St. Margrethen SG, take the train to Herisau, take the train to Urnäsch, take the walk to Urnäsch, Bahnhof, then take the line 791 bus to Schwägalp, Passhöhe. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Lindau to Schwägalp Pass via Rorschach Hafen, Rorschach Stadt, Herisau, Urnäsch, and Urnäsch, Bahnhof in around 3h 51m.

Train operators
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 Lindau-Insel to Bregenz
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 1 - SFr 3
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Train from Bregenz to St. Margrethen Sg
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 3
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Lindau-Insel to Bregenz Riedenburg
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 3
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Bregenz Riedenburg to St. Margrethen Sg
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 1 - SFr 3
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Bregenz to St. Margrethen Sg
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 Bregenz to St. Margrethen SG
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 20
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Bregenz to St. Margrethen SG
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Bregenz to St. Margrethen SG
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 5
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
Train from St. Margrethen SG to Herisau
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 9
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
Train from Rorschach Stadt to Herisau
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 7
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
Train from St. Margrethen SG to Nesslau-Neu St. Johann
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 16
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from St. Margrethen SG to Herisau
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Rorschach Stadt to Herisau
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Appenzeller Bahnen
Website
appenzellerbahnen.ch
Train from Herisau to Urnäsch
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
appenzellerbahnen.ch
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Urnäsch, Bahnhof to Schwägalp, Passhöhe
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 4
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Bus from Urnäsch, Bahnhof to Schwägalp, Säntis-Schwebebahn
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 4
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Bus from Nesslau-Neu St.Johann, Bahnhof to Schwägalp, Säntis-Schwebebahn
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 2 - SFr 4
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
Ferry operators
SBS Schifffahrt AG
Phone
+41 71 466 78 88
Email
info@sbsag.ch
Website
sbsag.ch
Ferry from Lindau Hafen to Rorschach Hafen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
SBS Schifffahrt AG
BSB Ferries

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