There are 11 ways to get from Paris to Friedrichshafen by train, bus, ferry, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB Tgv
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Friedrichshafen Stadt Ire

$147 - $185

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Bus  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Freiburg N99
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Friedrichshafen 001

$41 - $68

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Train via Strasbourg  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Offenburg to Radolfzell Re
  3. Take the train from Radolfzell to Friedrichshafen Stadt Rb / ...

$154 - $228

Train via Mulhouse Ville  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Friedrichshafen Stadt Ire

$152 - $201

Bus, train, ferry  •  13 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Zurich
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Romanshorn 8 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Autoquai

$92 - $152

Drive  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Friedrichshafen 438.3 miles

$90 - $140

Fly Paris CDG to Friedrichshafen  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) CDG - FDH

$151 - $576

Fly Paris Orly to Mulhouse, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Mulhouse (MLH) ORY - MLH
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Friedrichshafen Stadt

$107 - $387

Fly Paris CDG to Zurich, train, ferry  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Zurich (ZRH) CDG - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Romanshorn
  3. Take the ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Autoquai

$111 - $342

Fly Paris CDG to Stuttgart, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Stuttgart (STR) CDG - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt

$104 - $333

Fly Paris CDG to Basel, train  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Basel (BSL) CDG - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Friedrichshafen Stadt

$104 - $359

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Friedrichshafen. However, there are services departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Friedrichshafen via Freiburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Friedrichshafen. However, there are services departing from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving at Friedrichshafen Stadt via Basel SBB and Basel Bad Bf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 16 min.

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The distance between Paris and Friedrichshafen is 544 km. The road distance is 701.2 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Friedrichshafen without a car is to train which takes 6 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to get from Paris to Friedrichshafen, including transfers.

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Paris to Friedrichshafen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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Paris to Friedrichshafen train services, operated by TGV, depart from Paris Est station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Friedrichshafen is to train which takes 6 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 5 min.

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There is no direct flight from Paris CDG Airport to Friedrichshafen Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Paris to Friedrichshafen.
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  • Distance: 339.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 16 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Friedrichshafen, Germany?

You can take a train from Paris to Friedrichshafen via Basel SBB and Basel Bad Bf in around 6 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Friedrichshafen via Freiburg in around 10 h 45 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $600
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Paris CDG to Friedrichshafen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Paris CDG to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Paris CDG to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Friedrichshafen via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$140 - $200
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$95 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
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.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Romanshorn
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Romanshorn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Offenburg to Radolfzell
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Radolfzell to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
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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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Paris to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ferry operators
BSB Ferries
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 3640-0
Email
info@bsb.de
Website
bsb.de
Ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Autoquai
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
bsb.de

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Friedrichshafen is 701 km. It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to drive from Paris to Friedrichshafen.

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Brussels Airlines, easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Friedrichshafen Airport.

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Book your Paris to Friedrichshafen train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Paris to Friedrichshafen bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs .

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