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

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Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Friedrichshafen 001 / ...

$11 - $19

Cheapest option

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  •  2 h 41 min

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

$61 - $90

Train  •  3 h 23 min

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

$62 - $88

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Munich to Friedrichshafen 124.9 miles

$26 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Munich to Friedrichshafen is to rideshare which costs 9€ - 13€ and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Munich to Friedrichshafen is to drive which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 57 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 bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Friedrichshafen takes 2 h 20 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Munich, Munich central bus station station and arriving at Friedrichshafen. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 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 2 h 41 min.

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Munich to Friedrichshafen every 2 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Munich to Friedrichshafen via Ulm Hbf in around 2 h 41 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 München Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from München Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$50 - $65
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
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 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
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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