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There are 4 ways to get from Sankt Gallen to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) by train, ferry, bus or car

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Recommended

Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen(Ch) to Romanshorn
  2. Take the ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Autoquai

Cheapest

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen(Ch) to Konstanz
  2. Take the bus from Konstanz Bahnhof to Friedrichshafen Flughafen

Train

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen(Ch) to Konstanz
  2. Take the train from Radolfzell to Friedrichshafen Flughafen

Drive

  1. Drive from Sankt Gallen to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH)
Switzerland → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Switzerland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Switzerland

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Albania, Armenia, Austria, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominica, Egypt, Estonia, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Georgia, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Laos, Latvia, Lesotho, Libya, Lithuania, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen and Zimbabwe
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Austria, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominica, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Georgia, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Laos, Latvia, Libya, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Serbia, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam and Yemen
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Germany

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Switzerland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Germany.

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Last updated: 7 Dec 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sankt Gallen to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) is to drive which costs SFr 9 - SFr 15 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sankt Gallen to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) is to drive which costs SFr 9 - SFr 15 and takes 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sankt Gallen to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH). However, there are services departing from St. Gallen(Ch) and arriving at Friedrichshafen Flughafen via Konstanz and Radolfzell. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 34m.

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The distance between Sankt Gallen and Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) is 30 km. The road distance is 81.1 km.

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The best way to get from Sankt Gallen to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) without a car is to train and ferry which takes 1h 46m and costs SFr 14 - SFr 21.

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It takes approximately 1h 46m to get from Sankt Gallen to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH), including transfers.

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Sankt Gallen to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) train services, operated by Thurbo, depart from St. Gallen(Ch) station.

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Sankt Gallen to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) train services, operated by DB ZugBus RAB GmbH, arrive at Friedrichshafen Flughafen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sankt Gallen to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) is 81 km. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Sankt Gallen to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH).

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  • Distance: 29.9 km
  • Duration: 1h 46m

What companies run services between Sankt Gallen, Switzerland and Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH), Germany?

You can take a train from Sankt Gallen to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) via Konstanz and Radolfzell in around 2h 34m.

Train operators
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from St. Gallen(Ch) to Romanshorn
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
Train from St. Gallen(Ch) to Konstanz
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Radolfzell to Friedrichshafen Flughafen
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Radolfzell to Friedrichshafen Flughafen
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Bus from Konstanz Bahnhof to Friedrichshafen Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Bahn DE
BG RAB-Bus/VBN
Phone
+49 7471 93019696
Email
verkehrsverbund@naldo.de
Website
naldo.de
Bus from Konstanz Bahnhof to Friedrichsh. Bodensee-Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
BG RAB-Bus/VBN
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
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
BSB Ferries
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
SBS Schifffahrt AG
Phone
+41 71 466 78 88
Email
info@sbsag.ch
Website
sbsag.ch
Ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Haf9
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
SBS Schifffahrt AG

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