There are 5 ways to get from Munich to Friedrichshafen by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Friedrichshafen 006 / ...

$11 - $19

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Rideshare  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Munich to Friedrichshafen 123.9 miles

$10 - $15

3 alternative options

Train via Ulm Hbf  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf to Ulm Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt Ire / ...

$63 - $90

Train  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Lindau Hbf Alex

$62 - $87

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Friedrichshafen 124.9 miles

$26 - $40

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station station and arriving at Friedrichshafen. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Munich to Friedrichshafen. However, there are services departing from München Hbf and arriving at Friedrichshafen Stadt via Ulm Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between Munich and Friedrichshafen is 165 km. The road distance is 199.8 km.

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The best way to get from Munich to Friedrichshafen without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 25 min and costs .

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The bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Friedrichshafen takes 2 h 25 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Munich to Friedrichshafen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Munich, Munich central bus station.

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Munich to Friedrichshafen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from München Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Munich to Friedrichshafen is to bus which takes 2 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 22 min.

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Munich to Friedrichshafen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Friedrichshafen station.

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Munich to Friedrichshafen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Friedrichshafen Stadt station.

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Map of how to get from Munich to Friedrichshafen.
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  • Distance: 103.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 25 min

What companies run services between Munich, Germany and Friedrichshafen, Germany?

FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Friedrichshafen hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Munich to Friedrichshafen via Ulm Hbf in around 3 h 22 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 München Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf Gl.27-36 to Lindau Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
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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Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Munich to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Munich to Friedrichshafen is 200 km. It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to drive from Munich to Friedrichshafen.

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There are 1008+ hotels available in Friedrichshafen. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Munich and Friedrichshafen. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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