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Car Hire from Friedrichshafen Airport

Car hire from Friedrichshafen Airport

An area of outstanding beauty, the visitor to this place will enjoy the breath of culture offered by this part of Southern Germany. Hiring a car from Friedrichshafen Airport is one of the easiest ways to see everything that the city and surrounding area has to offer. Skyscanner can help you find the best car hire deal available.

Where to hire a car at Friedrichshafen Airport

Friedrichshafen is a small, single terminal airport but there are a number of car hire companies located here to choose from. These include Avis, Alamo, Europcar, Hertz and Sixt who can be found near the main entrance of the airport.

Petrol stations near Friedrichshafen Airport

If you have hired a car from Friedrichshafen Airport with a “full to full” fuel policy you will be required to refuel before returning the car to avoid any additional charges.

There are a number of petrol stations near Friedrichshafen Airport. A Jet Tankstelle is on Ravensburger Str. and an Agip Station is 3.3km away on Ehlersstrasse.

Driving around Friedrichshafen Airport

The airport with its location on the edge of the city of Friedrichshafen is well connected to the nearby towns and the rest of the south of Germany via the B30 and B31. It’s important to note that cycling is common in Friedrichshafen and you should be aware of the high number of cyclists and cycle paths on the roads.

Getting to your destination

Here is a guide to some of the popular destinations for visitors to this region of southern Germany which can easily be reached from Friedrichshafen Airport after hiring a car.


Friedrichshafen is on the shore of Lake Constance which makes for a picturesque setting against the bustling city with strong links to Germany’s aviation history. Many attractions in Friedrichshafen such as the Zeppelin Museum and the Dornier Museum explore these links.

Friedrichshafen Airport to the city centre is a short 10 minute, 4.4km drive via the K7728. There are a number of car parks and pay and display street parking spaces available throughout the city.


This town has a Mediterranean feel with its narrow, cobbled streets and its open air cafés. In fact, those cafés will come in handy if you decide to go up one of the many towers in this city aptly called the city of towers. The highest tower, known as Blaserturm Tower is 51m high.

Ravensburg is at 20 minutes or 15.5kms from Friedrichshafen Airport. Get onto the B30 and from there, the town will be clearly sign-posted.


An historical city, Markdorf is for the visitor in quest of a little bit more. Visit the witches’ tower which is however a misnomer as it didn’t house witches, but was instead a prison during medieval times. There is also the Bishop’s Castle with beautiful and intricate gothic and renaissance details. Formerly a residence for bishops, it is today a restaurant which has kept the details of those many years ago.

Markdorf is 21 minutes, 16.2kms from Friedrichshafen Airport via the K7742. Parking is plentiful, especially within the Markdorf hotels and camping sites.

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