May 6, 2012 - 12:11 PM
Yes your research is exactly right (as is Annika's comment about the St M - Füssen portion being free).
The Bavaria ticket will indeed get you from Lindau to Füssen. There are 2 ways to purchase a Bavaria Ticket (and you must purchase it before the Lindau to Füssen portion of your journey):
1) From the red/grey/DB ticket machine at the Lindau station OR at the counter (this will add 2 Euros to the ticket price and counter staff may be on break when you get there). Since Bavaria Tickets are issued for a specific date there is no validation/cancellation required, however you need to fill in your name on the name field of the ticket. If you want to buy a Ticket this way you must allow enough time in your schedule to get off the train at the Lindau stop, buy the ticket, and get back on.
Second way (sorry about formatting, it's a cut and paste from a previous post):
· You can buy oneon-line at http://reiseauskunft.bahn.de/bin/query.exe/en. Enter yourstarting point as Lindau and destination Munich. Since Bavaria Tickets onlywork on regional transport, you must select as means of transport "onlylocal transport" to make sure you’re only seeing trains where the Ticketis accepted. There should be something listed under the "Savings fares"column that says "from 29,00 EUR". Click on "Checkavailability" and - it will be always available - in the next step on"purchase". Then you can buy it as an online-ticket (e-ticket). Ifyou feel certain about your travel day (these Tickets are non-refundable), mypreference would be to buy one on-line so as not to risk missing the connectionin Lindau. Remember that if you want the “Partner” version of the Ticket toshow up as a selection, make sure you enter the appropriate number of travelersin the first screen. If you only enter 1 adult you only get the single versionof the Bavaria Ticket as a choice.
Regarding pricing, they are changing the pricing of Bavaria Tickets beginning in June. It's still a very good deal, but different. Here is a link to a thread discussing the changes: