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from Essen to Friedrichshafen

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Travel Information to Friedrichshafen from Essen

distanceDistance284 miles (458 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$27 - $395
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $27 (€24) • 6 h 19 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $395 (€354) • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 284 miles (458 km) from Essen to Friedrichshafen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $27 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Essen to Friedrichshafen.

Travel Tips: Travel from Essen to Friedrichshafen

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 Essen to Friedrichshafen.

How do I go from Essen to Friedrichshafen?

There are 3 ways to get from Essen to Friedrichshafen: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Essen to Friedrichshafen?

The cheapest way to get from Essen to Friedrichshafen is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $27 (€24) compared to other travel options to Friedrichshafen:

A train is generally $11 (€10) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $38 (€34) from Essen to Friedrichshafen.

A train is $368 (€330) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Essen to Friedrichshafen costing on average $395 (€354).

What is the quickest way to get from Essen to Friedrichshafen?

The fastest way to get to Friedrichshafen from Essen is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 40 min.

Other travel options to Friedrichshafen can usually take longer:

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In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 6 h 19 min.

What is the distance from Essen to Friedrichshafen?

The distance from Essen to Friedrichshafen is approximately 284 miles (458 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Essen to Friedrichshafen?

The average frequency per day from Essen to Friedrichshafen is:

  • 8 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Essen and Friedrichshafen as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling from Essen to Friedrichshafen, what are the departure and arrival points in Essen and Friedrichshafen?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Essen, ZOB am Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Friedrichshafen.
  • Trains mostly depart from Essen Hbf and arrive in Friedrichshafen Stadt.

Which travel companies can take me from Essen to Friedrichshafen?

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

  • You can go to Friedrichshafen from Essen by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $38 (€34) with Flixbus from Essen to Friedrichshafen on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Essen to Friedrichshafen with Lufthansa Cityline. Cheap tickets can be found for $395 (€354) with Lufthansa Cityline from Essen to Friedrichshafen.
  • You can travel between Essen and Friedrichshafen by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $27 (€24) with Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Friedrichshafen.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Essen to Friedrichshafen?

Many of our customers traveling from Essen to Friedrichshafen don't make Friedrichshafen their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Friedrichshafen are Munich, Berlin or Zurich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Friedrichshafen to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I buy tickets between Essen and Friedrichshafen online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Essen to Friedrichshafen, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $38 (€34) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $395 (€354) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $27 (€24) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Essen to Friedrichshafen online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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