Arrival in Lindau
Arriving well in Lindau! How to get there...
Lindau is very easy to reach, both by public transport (train and bus), and by plane or car.
Three international airports (Munich, Zurich and Stuttgart) are close to Lindau (150-180 km). The regional airport Friedrichshafen is only 20 km away and the regional airport Memmingen is only 60 km away. All airports are very well connected to the public transportation network, e.g. from Zurich, Munich and Stuttgart there are almost hourly train connections to Lindau. The airports are connected directly to the rail network and have their own stops.
Date and time of arrival
Accommodations are available from 3.00 pm on Sunday.
Students should inform the host family about their date and time of arrival at least one week prior to their course. If the student booked a dialoge-accommodation, the school has to be informed about the time of arriva.
Students arriving by car will receive information containing the adress of the school and their accommodation.
There are public parking areas on the island (P5 Seeparkplatz: 8 €/day; 60 € for a 3-months-ticket), 5 minutes walking distance from the school. There is another public parking area 1 minute away from the student house (P3 Karl-Bever-Platz: same prices as for P5).
The main international bus companies (e.g. FLIXBUS) have a stop in Lindau and the neighbour towns Bregenz and Dornbirn. They offer very reasonable prices and many destinations (e.g. https://www.flixbus.co.uk/bus-routes).
Information about time schedules: www.bahn.de
If you take the train from an airport near Lindau, all airports are very well connected to the public transportation network, e.g. from Zurich, Munich and Stuttgart there are almost hourly train connections to Lindau. The airports are connected directly to the rail network and have their own stops.
Students with accommodation in a host family will be picked up at the train station of Lindau by the family for free. The host family has to be informed by the student at least one week before arrival.
Students with accommodation in a student residence find a letter with their room key and instructions at the train station office “Serviceteam” (opened 08.00 – 22.00).
There is no train station transfer organized by the school. If you prefer an airport transfer organized by dialoge please find more information in the section "Airport transfer" below.
The nearest international airports are
· Zurich (125 km)
· Munich (190 km)
· Memmingen (60 km)
· Friedrichshafen (20 km)
An airport transfer by the school has to be booked at least 7 days before arrival. If we are able to book a last minute transfer there is an extra fee of 25 €. Our driver welcomes the student at the arrival hall with a “dialoge” sign. We will pick the student(s) up at the airport for the following prices (several persons on request):
|Transfer from or to||Price per person|
|Service for unaccompanied minors
After-hours transfers (22.00 - 6.00)
|Friedrichshafen Airport||59 €|
|Memmingen Airport||99 €|
|Zurich Airport||169 €
or collective transfer for 70 € (only in July)
|Munich Airport||249 €|
For more information about our Collective Transfer from Zurich (only in July) click here.