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Tips, how to reach the Bregenzerwald region by car, train or plane.

How to get there by car

… from the north via German motorways

  • Stuttgart-Ulm-Lindau
  • München-Memmingen-Lindau

… from the west via Swiss motorways 

  • (toll sticker required) via Zürich-St. Gallen-St. Margrethen

… from the south via the routes

  • Brenner-Autobahn – Innsbruck – Arlbergpass – Lech – Warth (Lech-Warth: closed in winter)
  • Arlberg Straßentunnel – Bludenz – Großes Walsertal – Bregenzerwald
  • Arlberg Straßentunnel – Feldkirch – Dornbirn – Bregenzerwald
  • Como – San Bernardino – Chur – St. Margrethen – Bregenzerwald

… from the East via Austrian motorways

  • Innsbruck – Arlbergpass – Lech – Warth (Lech-Warth: closed in winter)
  • Arlberg Straßentunnel – Bludenz – Großes Walsertal – Bregenzerwald
  • Arlberg Straßentunnel – Feldkirch – Dornbirn – Bregenzerwald

Toll sticker required by law

A toll applies to the use of Austra´s motorways and dual carriageways. Types of toll sticker: 10-day, 2-month and yearly stickers.
Information: www.asfinag.at

How to get there by train

From Austria:

Several trains a day, including car and night trains, connect eastern and southern Austria with Vorarlberg. Österreichische Bundesbahn (Austrian Railway): www.oebb.at

From Germany:

By way of Lindau – Bregenz or Oberstaufen.
Deutsche Bahn (German Railway): www.bahn.de
The nearest car train stations are Munich and Lörrach. 
www.autozug.de

From Switzerland:

With EC and IC trains on the Zurich – St. Gallen – Bregenz route or via Zurich – Sargans – Feldkirch.
Schweizer Bundesbahn (Swiss Railway): www.sbb.ch

Long-Distance bus:

Long-distance buses are a low-cost alternative way of getting to Bregenz, Dornbirn, Feldkirch and Bludenz from across Europe: www.flixbus.at

Public buses in the region

The Bregenzerwald has an excellent public bus service. Use of the Bregenzerwald rural bus is included for holders of the Guest Card Bregenzerwald & Großes Walsertal. Timetables, fares and information: fahrplan.vmobil.at

How to get there by aeroplane

The nearest airport (from Egg):

  • Zürich, Switzerland (130 km) – several direct train connections from Zurich airport to Bregenz
  • St. Gallen/Altenrhein (44 km)
  • Friedrichshafen (52 km)
  • Allgäu Airport Memmingen/Munich West (95 km)
  • Munich, Germany (210 km)
  • Innsbruck, Austria/Tirol (200 km)

The train connections to Bregenz can be found at www.oebb.at. From Bregenz we recommend to take a bus or a taxi.

Book transfer services to from Friedrichshafen airport: www.airport-drivers.com

 

Taxi services

Some accommodation providers also offer a pick-up service from the train station. Just contact them or one of the following taxi services:

  • Taxi Hörburger, Riefensberg, Tel. +43 (0)664 1851333
  • Taxi Fechtig, 6870 Bezau, Tel. +43 (0)5514 2311
  • Felder Reisen, 6881 Mellau, Tel. +43 (0)5518 2257
  • Hagspiel Touristik, 6952 Hittisau, Tel. +43 (0)5513 6335
  • Ritter Tours, 6888 Schröcken, Tel. +43 (0)5519 211
  • Taxi Veli Simsek, Andelsbuch, Tel. +43 (0)664 5233477
  • Taxi Zündel, 6867 Schwarzenberg, Tel. +43 (0)664 9853113
  • Taxi Meusburger, Lingenau, Tel. +43 (0)5513 6225
  • Taxi Mani, Bezau, Tel. +43 (0)664 2110500
  • Taxi Benjamin Bilgeri, Sulzberg, Tel. +43 (0)680 4450793

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