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There are 9 ways to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) by plane, train, ferry, bus or car

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Fly to Zurich, train, ferry  •  4h 3m

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

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Bus  •  10h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Vienna Erdberg to Zob N91 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich central bus station to Friedrichshafen 001 / ...

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Fly to Altenrhein, ferry  •  3h 35m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Altenrhein (ACH) VIE - ACH
  2. Take the ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Autoquai

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Stuttgart (STR) VIE - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Ravensburg

Fly to Basel, train  •  5h 42m

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

Train  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Ulm Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Meckenb. Bahnhof Re5 / ...

Train via Salzburg  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Salzburg Hbf Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Salzburg Hbf to Ulm Hauptbahnhof 62 / ...
  3. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Ravensburg 3 / ...

Train #2  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the train from Flughafen Wien to Bregenz Rjx

Drive  •  5h 50m

  1. Drive from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) 621.4 km

Vienna Airport (VIE) to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) by bus and train

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8h 39m Average Duration
€88 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) is to bus which costs €30 - €45 and takes 10h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) is to fly and ferry which costs €280 - €380 and takes 3h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH). However, there are services departing from Vienna International Airport and arriving at Bodensee-Airport via Vienna Erdberg, Munich central bus station and Friedrichshafen, Stadtbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH). However, there are services departing from Flughafen Wien and arriving at Friedrichshafen Flughafen via Salzburg Hbf, Ulm Hbf and Ravensburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 48m.

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The distance between Vienna Airport (VIE) and Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) is 527 km. The road distance is 621.4 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) without a car is to train which takes 8h 39m and costs €85 - €140.

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It takes approximately 4h 3m to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH), including transfers.

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Vienna Airport (VIE) to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna Erdberg station.

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Vienna Airport (VIE) to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) train services, operated by Railjet, depart from Flughafen Wien station.

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The best way to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) is to train which takes 8h 39m and costs €85 - €140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €45 and takes 10h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH).
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  • Distance: 526.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 3m

What companies run services between Vienna Airport (VIE), Austria and Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH), Germany?

You can take a train from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) via Wien Hauptbahnhof Süd, Wien Hbf, Ulm Hbf, Ulm Hauptbahnhof, Meckenb. Bahnhof, and Meckenb. Bahnhof in around 8h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) via Vienna Erdberg, Munich central bus station, and Friedrichshafen, Stadtbahnhof in around 10h 46m.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €400
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €550
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €550
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €440
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €480
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €460
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Vienna to Altenrhein
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€350 - €1200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €180
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Romanshorn
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€28 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Zuerich Flughafen to Romanshorn
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €16
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Ravensburg
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Meckenbeuren
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Ravensburg
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €13
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to RV Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to Meckenb. Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
59 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
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 Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to RV Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Ulm Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Ulm Hauptbahnhof to RV Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Website
Railjet
Train from Flughafen Wien to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
Railjet
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €60
Website
Railjet
Train from Flughafen Wien to Bregenz
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€85 - €130
Website
Railjet
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Salzburg Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Bus operators
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Erdberg to Zob
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich central bus station to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €15
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.
For more information, please visit this page
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Vienna Central Bus Station VIB to Munich Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
Union Ivkoni
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 Faehre
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
SBS Schifffahrt AG

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Vienna Airport (VIE) to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Friedrichshafen station.

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Vienna Airport (VIE) to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) train services, operated by DB ZugBus RAB GmbH, arrive at Ravensburg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna Airport (VIE) to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH) is 621 km. It takes approximately 5h 50m to drive from Vienna Airport (VIE) to Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH).

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Swiss, Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Vienna Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 148+ hotels available in Friedrichshafen Airport (FDH). Prices start at €87 per night.

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