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About the train journey from Berlin to Friedrichshafen

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The train from Berlin to Friedrichshafen usually takes 8 hours 14 minutes on average to travel 609 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 7 hours 12 minutes. You can expect to find 19 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Berlin and Friedrichshafen, you'll need to make 1 change on your way to Friedrichshafen.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Berlin to Friedrichshafen in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $20.14.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Friedrichshafen, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Berlin to Friedrichshafen by train

It takes an average of 8h 14m to travel from Berlin to Friedrichshafen by train, over a distance of around 378 miles (609 km). There are normally 19 trains per day traveling from Berlin to Friedrichshafen and tickets for this journey start from $20.14 when you book in advance.

First train

04:36

Last train

22:34

Departure station

Berlin

Arrival station

Friedrichshafen

Journey time

7h 12m

Distance

609 miles (378 km)

Frequency

19 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From $20.14

Train and bus operators

Flixbus

Berlin to Friedrichshafen train times

Check out the next trains departing from Berlin to Friedrichshafen for Tuesday Feb 14th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:11 14:27 7h 16m, 2 changes
07:36 15:25 7h 49m, 2 changes
07:46 15:52 8h 6m, 3 changes
08:41 16:25 7h 44m, 2 changes
09:46 17:52 8h 6m, 3 changes
10:41 18:25 7h 44m, 2 changes
11:36 19:25 7h 49m, 2 changes
11:46 19:52 8h 6m, 3 changes
12:41 20:25 7h 44m, 2 changes
12:46 21:51 9h 5m, 3 changes

Cheap train tickets from Berlin to Friedrichshafen

The price of train tickets from Berlin to Friedrichshafen starts at $20.14 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Berlin to Friedrichshafen by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Berlin to Friedrichshafen

Want to know more about your journey from Berlin to Friedrichshafen? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Berlin to Friedrichshafen take?

The average journey time by train between Berlin and Friedrichshafen is 8 hours and 14 minutes, with around 19 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Berlin and Friedrichshafen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Berlin to Friedrichshafen is 7 hours and 12 minutes.

How much does the train from Berlin to Friedrichshafen cost?

Train tickets from Berlin to Friedrichshafen can start from as little as $20.14 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Berlin to Friedrichshafen?

No, there are no direct train services from Berlin to Friedrichshafen. Travelling from Berlin to Friedrichshafen by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Berlin to Friedrichshafen leave?

The first train from Berlin to Friedrichshafen leaves at 04:36. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Berlin to Friedrichshafen leave?

The last train from Berlin to Friedrichshafen leaves at 22:34. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Berlin and Friedrichshafen by train?

Trains travelling from Berlin to Friedrichshafen cover a distance of around 378 miles (609 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Friedrichshafen to Berlin.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Berlin to Friedrichshafen for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/14/2023. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 05/20/2023 for travel on 05/20/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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