How to travel from Dortmund to Friedrichshafen

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from Dortmund to Friedrichshafen

How to get from Dortmund to Friedrichshafen by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Dortmund to Friedrichshafen is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Dortmund and Friedrichshafen

distanceDistance280 miles (452 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$20 - $175
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $20 (€18) • 5 h 39 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $175 (€153) • 3 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train or bus to travel 280 miles (452 km) from Dortmund to Friedrichshafen. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Dortmund to Friedrichshafen.

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Deutsche Bahn

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Travel from Dortmund to Friedrichshafen on Deutsche Bahn travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains between Dortmund and Friedrichshafen. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    FAQs: Travel from Dortmund to Friedrichshafen

    FAQs: Travel to Friedrichshafen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Dortmund to Friedrichshafen.

    There are 2 travel options from Dortmund to Friedrichshafen: train or bus.

    The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Friedrichshafen is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $20 (€18) compared to other travel options to Friedrichshafen:

    A train is $13 (€11) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $33 (€29) from Dortmund to Friedrichshafen.

    Taking a train costs $155 (€136) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $175 (€153).

    The fastest way from Dortmund to Friedrichshafen is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 5 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Friedrichshafen that take longer:

    Bus takes 13 h on average.

    Train takes on average 5 h 39 min.

    The distance is approximately 280 miles (452 km) from Dortmund to Friedrichshafen.

    The average frequency per day from Dortmund to Friedrichshafen is:

    • 1 bus a day.
    • 12 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Friedrichshafen from Dortmund as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Dortmund to Friedrichshafen:

    • Buses most often depart from Dortmund at Dortmund and arrive in Friedrichshafen at Friedrichshafen, Am Flugplatz.
    • Flights from Dortmund to Friedrichshafen most often leave from Dortmund Airport and arrive in Friedrichshafen Airport.
    • Trains from Dortmund to Friedrichshafen most often leave from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Friedrichshafen Stadt.

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Dortmund to Friedrichshafen:

    • You can go to Friedrichshafen from Dortmund by bus with FlixBus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $33 (€29) with FlixBus from Dortmund to Friedrichshafen on Omio.
    • You can travel by train between Dortmund and Friedrichshafen with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Dortmund to Friedrichshafen tickets for $20 (€18) on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Dortmund to Friedrichshafen with the following travel companies:

    • You'll find 1 direct train a day to Friedrichshafen with Deutsche Bahn.

    Direct services to Friedrichshafen tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

    Your trip from Dortmund to Friedrichshafen doesn't have to end in Friedrichshafen. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Munich, Konstanz, Berlin, Paris or Zurich. If you’d like to add Munich, Konstanz, Berlin, Paris or Zurich to your Dortmund to Friedrichshafen tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Friedrichshafen today!

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