There are 4 ways to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Lindau by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Lindau Hbf Ec

$18 - $35

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Bus  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Gallen to Lindau 206 / ...

$2 - $5

2 alternative options

Rideshare  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Saint Gallen to Lindau (Bodensee) 37 miles

$5

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Sankt Gallen to Lindau 36.8 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Lindau is to rideshare which costs SFr 5 and takes 1 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Lindau is to train which costs SFr 17 - SFr 30 and takes 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from St. Gallen and arriving at Lindau. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from St. Gallen and arriving at Lindau Hbf. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 45 min.

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The distance between Canton of St. Gallen and Lindau is 51 km. The road distance is 58.9 km.

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The best way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Lindau without a car is to train which takes 45 min and costs SFr 17 - SFr 30.

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The train from St. Gallen to Lindau Hbf takes 45 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Lindau bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from St. Gallen station.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Lindau train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from St. Gallen station.

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The best way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Lindau is to train which takes 45 min and costs SFr 17 - SFr 30. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 2 - SFr 5 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Lindau.
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  • Distance: 31.6 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

What companies run services between Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland and Lindau, Bavaria, Germany?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Sankt Gallen to Lindau every 4 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $35 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Sankt Gallen to Lindau twice daily. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
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 St. Gallen to Lindau Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 St. Gallen to Lindau
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
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 Saint Gallen to Lindau (Bodensee)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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