Friedrichshafen Airport

It is situated approximately 3 km away from the downtown area. At Friedrichshafen Airport, in 2018, more than 0.54 million air travellers were recorded. Friedrichshafen Airport is the hub for TWIN JET, Air Serbia, and United Airlines.


Am Flugpl. 64, 88046 Friedrichshafen, Germany

Minimum Connection Time in Friedrichshafen Airport

The Minimum Connection Time (MCT) needed in an airport is essential to note if there is a connecting flight in the route. It is advisable to look this up before booking a flight. The MCT is also a deciding factor when a passenger makes a claim for compensation for a missed connection. Below you can see the MCT for connecting flights in Friedrichshafen Airport.

  • Between domestic flights: 20 min.
  • Between domestic and international flights: 60 min.
  • Between international flights: 60 min.

Friedrichshafen Airport terminal

Airport terminals are the sectors - sometimes totally separate buildings - that allow air travellers to transfer between the areas for boarding and disembarking from the aircraft and ground transport. It's crucial to check from which terminal you are leaving from or travelling through as travellers may require some more time to get to the right one, especially in bigger airports. In Friedrichshafen Airport there is 1 Terminal.

Terminal 1 – British Airways, Lufthansa, easyJet, Wizz Air and others

Friedrichshafen Airport: transportation

It might be hard when travelling to a destination for the first time to find the best way to reach the centre of the city. Public transport is not always available right at the terminals and taxis at the airport are often costly. It's recommended to consider all the transport options before travelling so you can plan your trip accordingly. 

Train from the airport

  • Bodensee-Oberschwaben-Bahn (BOB train)
    Direction: Friedrichshafen
    Travel time (approx.): 6 min. to Friedrichshafen Stadt
    Tickets: can be purchased at ticket machines
    Ticket price: adult single ticket starts from 2.20 EUR, children (6 - 14) single ticket starts from 1.30 EUR

Taxi from the airport

  • Pick up point: in front of the Terminal
    Travel time (approx.): 10 min. to the city centre
    Approximate price: 12 EUR

Where to have a rest in Friedrichshafen Airport

You may experience a lengthy layover between flights, for instance if you have a delayed flight or your next flight leaves the following day. In such situations, it is good to know the possible places where you can spend time and have a nice break between flights.

Friedrichshafen Airport hotels

In the event that your flight leaves the following day you can choose to stay in a hotel close to the airport. Whereas some hotels are inside the airport building, with others passengers may need to leave the airport to reach the nearest hotel. In case you decide to stay overnight in a hotel between flights, we have chosen some comfortable possibilities for you.

  • ibis Friedrichshafen Airport Messe Hotel
    Price: from 99 EUR per night
    Address: Am Flugpl. 72, 88046 Friedrichshafen, Germany
    Contact: +49 75 41399070
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  • Holiday Inn Express Friedrichshafen Hotel
    Price: from 99 EUR per night
    Address: Allmannsweilerstrasse 79, 88046 Friedrichshafen, Germany
    Contact: +49 75 41599500
    Website: click
  • Comfort Friedrichshafen Hotel
    Price: from 101 EUR per night
    Address: Ailinger Str. 128, 88046 Friedrichshafen, Germany
    Contact: +49 40 5002220, email:
    Website: click

Friedrichshafen Airport restaurants and cafes

Feeling hungry or thirsty while travelling is the last thing you need. We have a several alternatives for your needs, whether you're looking for an early breakfast, a sit-down dinner during a lengthy layover, or a quick bite to take on board with you.

  • Aliante
    Description: café bar
    Location: Public area
  • Volare
    Description: café bar
    Location: Security area
  • Smart Coffee
    Description: coffee, drinks, snacks
    Location: in front of the security check
  • Pizzeria Volare
    Description: antipasti, pasta, pizza, and desserts
    Location: Public area

Friedrichshafen Airport shopping

If you are that kind of traveller who always leaves your holiday souvenir buying to the last possible minute, or merely need to spend some time before the flight, then it’s worthwhile visiting the airport shops. The guide below shows a selection of shops at the airport.

  • Duty-Free-Shop
    Description: perfume, snacks, souvenirs, spirits and other goods
    Location: after security

Friedrichshafen Airport car rental

Sometimes driving is the best choice to see a destination, or maybe you need a car for your trip. To enable you to pick the best car rental company for your journey, we have provided a list below.

  • Avis
    Location: Arrivals
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM, Sat: 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Contact: +49 75 41930700
  • Sixt
    Location: Arrivals
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 08:00 AM- 06:00 PM and 09:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Sat 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Sun: 05:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Contact: +49 89 66060060
  • Europcar
    Location: Arrivals
    Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 07:30 AM - 06:00 PM, Sat: 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Contact: +49 75 413786577

Other Friedrichshafen Airport services you might need

No other services available for this airport.

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