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There are 7 ways to get from Ulm to Hergiswil by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
  2. Take the train from Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof to Singen
  3. Take the train from Singen to Zürich HB
  4. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Ulm Fernbus-Halt to Flughafen/Messe
  2. Take the bus from Flughafen/Messe to Luzern

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Ravensburg
  2. Take the bus from Ravensburg, Bahnhof to Konstanz, Bahnhof
  3. Take the train from Konstanz to Luzern

Night bus, train

  1. Take the night bus from Ulm to Zurich Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Luzern

Drive

  1. Drive from Ulm to Hergiswil

Train to Stuttgart, fly, train

  1. Take the train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Zurich (ZRH)
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

Train, train to Munich, fly

  1. Take the train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to München Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hauptbahnhof to Flughafen München
  3. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Zurich (ZRH)
  4. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern

Ulm to Hergiswil by train

The train journey time between Ulm and Hergiswil is around 5h 42m and covers a distance of around 300 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 57m. Operated by DB ZugBus RAB GmbH, Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Ulm to Hergiswil train service departs from Ulm Hbf and arrives in Hergiswil NW. Typically 105 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

105 Weekly Trains
5h 42m Average Duration
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hergiswil is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hergiswil is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Hergiswil is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Ulm to Hergiswil is to bus which costs €24 - €55 and takes 7h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Ulm to Hergiswil is to drive which takes 3h and costs €35 - €60.

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No, there is no direct train from Ulm to Hergiswil. However, there are services departing from Ulm Hbf and arriving at Hergiswil NW via Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof, Singen, Zürich HB and Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 42m.

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The distance between Ulm and Hergiswil is 201 km. The road distance is 309.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ulm to Hergiswil without a car is to train which takes 5h 42m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 42m to get from Ulm to Hergiswil, including transfers.

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Ulm to Hergiswil train services, operated by DB ZugBus RAB GmbH, depart from Ulm Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Ulm to Hergiswil is to train which takes 5h 42m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €24 - €55 and takes 7h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Stuttgart Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Ulm to Hergiswil train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Luzern station.

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Map of how to get from Ulm to Hergiswil.
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  • Distance: 201.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 42m

What companies run services between Ulm, Germany and Hergiswil, Canton of Nidwalden, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Ulm to Hergiswil via Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof, Singen, Zürich HB, and Luzern in around 5h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ulm to Hergiswil via Flughafen/Messe, Luzern, and Luzern in around 7h 50m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 380
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Zurich
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 380
Flights from Munich to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 600
Train operators
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Train from Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof to Singen
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Train from Ulm Hbf to Ravensburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Ravensburg
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 14
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 15
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to RV Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Nebenbahn Vaihingen-Enzweihingen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof to Singen
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Singen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 27
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Konstanz to Luzern
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Go Ahead BW
Phone
+49 711 400 534 44
Website
go-ahead-bw.de
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Go Ahead BW
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 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Hauptbahnhof to Flughafen München
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 11
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf-connect.com
Train from Ulm Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 35 - SFr 45
1st Class
SFr 35 - SFr 45
Bus operators
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Bus from Ravensburg, Bahnhof to Konstanz, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 6
Website
Bahn DE
BG RAB-Bus/VBN
Phone
+49 7471 93019696
Email
verkehrsverbund@naldo.de
Website
naldo.de
Bus from RV Bahnhof to Konstanz Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
BG RAB-Bus/VBN
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ulm Fernbus-Halt to Flughafen/Messe
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Flughafen/Messe to Luzern
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Ulm to Zurich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Karat-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Ulm Long Distance Bus Station to Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal SAB
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
Karat-S
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Ulm Long Distance Bus Station to Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal SAB
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 5
Website
Union Ivkoni
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Ulm to Stuttgart - Airport
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 10
Website
Blablabus
Cazmatrans NOVA d.o.o.
Phone
043 277 100
Website
cazmatrans.hr
Bus from Ulm Long Distance Bus Station to Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal SAB
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 6 - SFr 9
Website
Cazmatrans NOVA d.o.o.
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Stuttgart Airport Bus Terminal SAB to Lucerne Inselquai
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
Marino Autolinee

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Yes, the driving distance between Ulm to Hergiswil is 310 km. It takes approximately 3h to drive from Ulm to Hergiswil.

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