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

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Train via Ulm Hbf  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Ulm Hbf Rj
  2. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt Ire / ...

$125 - $183

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Bus  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Munich, Munich central bus station 036 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Friedrichshafen 006 / ...

$34 - $57

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Train  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bregenz Rj

$109 - $167

Bus, ferry  •  13 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna to St. Gallen
  2. Take the ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Autoquai 166-Y

$67 - $123

Drive  •  6 h

  1. Drive from Vienna to Friedrichshafen 384.2 miles

$80 - $120

Fly to Altenrhein, ferry  •  6 h 2 min

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

$177 - $1,035

Fly to Munich, train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Munich (MUC) VIE - MUC
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Ulm Hbf
  3. Take the train from Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt

$158 - $436

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6 h 57 min

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

$105 - $274

Fly to Zurich, train, ferry  •  6 h 40 min

  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

$112 - $322

Fly to Basel, train  •  7 h 21 min

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

$150 - $400

Fly to Innsbruck, train  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Innsbruck (INN) VIE - INN
  2. Take the train from Innsbruck Hbf to Feldkirch
  3. Take the train from Feldkirch to Lindau Hbf

$159 - $438

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The cheapest way to get from Vienna to Friedrichshafen is to bus which costs 29€ - 50€ and takes 9 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vienna to Friedrichshafen is to drive which costs 70€ - 110€ and takes 6 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Friedrichshafen. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Friedrichshafen via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Friedrichshafen. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Friedrichshafen Stadt via Ulm Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 52 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Friedrichshafen is 517 km. The road distance is 614.7 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Friedrichshafen without a car is to train which takes 6 h 52 min and costs 100€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from Vienna to Friedrichshafen, including transfers.

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

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Vienna to Friedrichshafen train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Friedrichshafen is to train which takes 6 h 52 min and costs 100€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 29€ - 50€ and takes 9 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Friedrichshafen.
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  • Distance: 323.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 52 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Friedrichshafen, Germany?

You can take a train from Vienna to Friedrichshafen via Ulm Hbf in around 6 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vienna to Friedrichshafen via Munich, Munich central bus station in around 9 h 9 min.

Airlines
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Innsbruck
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Munich
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
People's Viennaline
Website
peoples.ch
Flights from Vienna to Altenrhein
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Vienna to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Vienna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Vienna to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Bregenz
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Innsbruck Hbf to Feldkirch
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Feldkirch to Lindau Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
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 Ulm Hbf to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Ulm Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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
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 Zürich Flughafen to Romanshorn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.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
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Vienna to St. Gallen
Ave. Duration
10 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
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 - $14
Schedules at
bsb.de

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The quickest flight from Vienna Airport to Altenrhein Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Friedrichshafen is 615 km. It takes approximately 6 h to drive from Vienna to Friedrichshafen.

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People's Viennaline offers flights from Vienna Airport to Altenrhein Airport.

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There are 984+ hotels available in Friedrichshafen. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 11€.

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