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 arrival.



Students arriving by car will receive information containing the adress of the school and their accommodation.

Reasonable Park & Ride options can be found here.
Alternative parking spots are available in some residential areas on the mainland.

International bus

The main international bus companies (e.g. FLIXBUS) have a stop in Lindau and the neighbouring towns Bregenz and Dornbirn. They offer very reasonable prices and many destinations (e.g.



If you intend to travel to Lindau by train you can find further information about time tables at

Thanks to a good public railway network it is fairly easy to travel from and to any of the nearby airports, e.g. from Zurich,

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 residencewill either receive their key directly at the accommodation through our automated key dispatch system or find a letter with their room key and instructions at the train station office “Serviceteam” (opened 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. *can differ due to COVID-19).

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 transferbelow.

The perfect srvice for participants who are looking for a trouble free arrival and departure.



Zurich | on request

Munich | on request

Memmingen | 160 € one-way

Friedrichshafen | 80 € one-way

Collective transfer* | 110 € one-way

Unaccompanied minor service | 90 €

Night rate (10 p.m. – 6 a.m. | collective transfer excluded) | 70 €


  • Pick-up from the airport / host family
  • Drop-off at the airport / host family

*Special transfer during summer school | further details on request