How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Friedrichshafen by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Friedrichshafen is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||173 miles (279 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$28 - $261|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $28 (€24) • 6 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $261 (€225) • 50 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Take a bus, flight or train to travel 173 miles (279 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Friedrichshafen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $28 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Frankfurt am Main to Friedrichshafen.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $21 (€18). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Frankfurt am Main to Friedrichshafen travel.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
There are 3 travel options from Frankfurt am Main to Friedrichshafen: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Friedrichshafen is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $28 (€24) compared to other travel options to Friedrichshafen:
A train is $11 (€9) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $38 (€33) from Frankfurt am Main to Friedrichshafen.
A train is $233 (€201) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Friedrichshafen costing on average $261 (€225).
The fastest way to get to Friedrichshafen from Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average travel time of 50 min.
Other travel options to Friedrichshafen take longer:
Getting to Friedrichshafen by bus takes 10 h 50 min on average.
Taking a train requires on average 6 h 45 min of travel time.
Friedrichshafen is approximately 173 miles (279 km) away from Frankfurt am Main.
The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Friedrichshafen is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Friedrichshafen from Frankfurt am Main as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Frankfurt am Main to Friedrichshafen:
The following travel companies offer services from Frankfurt am Main to Friedrichshafen:
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