Friedrichshafen lies at the shores of Lake Constance (Bodensee), in the south of Germany. The panoramic situation at Lake Constance, bordering onto Germany, Austria and Switzerland makes Friedrichshafen one of the most interesting conference venues in Germany.
The beautiful town is known as a tourist resort and the home of the Zeppelin airships. Take a walk on Lake Constance longest shore promenade with a relaxing atmosphere including small cafés, many old trees and the ferry port with a variety of sightseeing tour offers.
Next to the port, there is the Zeppelin Museum which is a special technology museum.
For more information on Friedrichshafen please look at www.friedrichshafen.de
How to get to Friedrichshafen
The "Graf-Zeppelin-Haus" is situated directly on Lake Constance next to the marina and the lakeside promenade.
The Bodensee-Airport Friedrichshafen ( www.fly-away.de/en/ ) is located near the city centre, 10 minutes transfer by public transport.
Lufthansa: direct flights from Frankfurt/Main, Berlin-Tegel, Bremen, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover, Cologne, Leipzig via Frankfurt. www.lufthansa.com
Ryan Air: direct flights daily from and to London Stansted www.ryanair.com
Friedrichshafen Airport is located about 3 km from Friedrichshafen. There is a rail service about 30 meters outside the terminal building. The train journey will take about 5 minutes. There is a bus service to the city operated by RAB from the outside the arrivals building. The bus will take approximately 10 minutes. For more information please go to www.zugbus-rab.de. There is also a taxi service outside the arrivals building. A taxi will take 5 minutes to the city centre.
In Germany www.bahn.de: Interregio or regional express connection from Basel, Freiburg, Offenburg, Karlsruhe, Stuttgart, Ulm, Stuttgart, and Augsburg to main station Friedrichshafen.
From Switzerland www.sbb.ch SBB line Basel/Lindau or via Romanshorn, then with the Bodensee ferry to Friedrichshafen (hourly service)
From Austria www.oebb.at via Munich/Ulm or ÖBB line via Bregenz/Lindau to Friedrichshafen.
Navigation system: Zip: 88045, City: Friedrichshafen, Street: Olgastr. 20
From Stuttgart: A 81 and A 98 to the end of the motorway, from Stockach B 31n (direction Lindau) to Friedrichshafen
From Munich: A 96 direction Lindau, exit Sigmarszell/Friedrichshafen, then on the B 31 to Friedrichshafen
From Zurich: A 7 to Kreuzlingen/Konstanz, with the car ferry to Meersburg, then on the B 31 to Friedrichshafen
From Austria: via Munich or coming from the South via the Arlberg to Bregenz/Lindau on the A 96 to exit Sigmarszell/Friedrichshafen, then on the B 31 to Friedrichshafen.
How to reach the Conference Site
The "Graf-Zeppelin-Haus" is situated directly on Lake Constance next to the marina and the lakeside promenade, a 5 minutes walk from the main railway station.