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Train Information to Friedrichshafen from Geneva

distanceDistance186 miles (300 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 59 min
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Geneva to Friedrichshafen cover the 186 miles (300 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 59 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Friedrichshafen Stadt.

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Train from Geneva to Friedrichshafen with Deutsche Bahn

You can travel by train from Geneva to Friedrichshafen with Deutsche Bahn. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) makes German train travel easy! Find Deutsche Bahn train schedules and cheap tickets for the 186 miles (300 km) journey from Geneva to Friedrichshafen with Omio. Choose from Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares for your journey from Geneva to Friedrichshafen if you’re looking for the best deals on affordable train tickets. Deutsche Bahn even offers discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use on Omio.

As the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day, DB offers a range of train types to suit you with the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the express national and international Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) trains, and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains. These different types of trains differ in terms of the comfort and time required to travel. For example, while restrooms are standard services on each train, other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi access are only available on certain trains.

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket between Geneva and Friedrichshafen:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Geneva to Friedrichshafen
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Geneva, Switzerland and Friedrichshafen, Germany allowed?

Travel between Geneva, Switzerland and Friedrichshafen, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Geneva?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Friedrichshafen, Germany?

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/21/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Geneva and Friedrichshafen as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Switzerland from Friedrichshafen, Germany?

Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Geneva from Friedrichshafen?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Friedrichshafen?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Geneva, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/20/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Geneva from Friedrichshafen.

How far is it from Geneva to Friedrichshafen by train?
The train distance from Geneva to Friedrichshafen is around 186 miles (300 km).
What is the Geneva to Friedrichshafen train travel time?
On average the Geneva to Friedrichshafen train travel time is 4 h 59 min  for the 186 miles (300 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Geneva to Friedrichshafen do I depart from? Which Friedrichshafen train station from Geneva do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Geneva to start your route from including Genève and Geneva. In Friedrichshafen you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Friedrichshafen Stadt, Friedrichshafen Flughafen and Friedrichshafen-Kluftern.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Genève   and arrive in Friedrichshafen Stadt.

Where is the Geneva train station located? Where is the Friedrichshafen train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Genève, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Geneva.

The most popular arrival train station, Friedrichshafen Stadt, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Friedrichshafen.

Which train providers can take me from Geneva to Friedrichshafen?
When taking a train from Geneva to Friedrichshafen, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Friedrichshafen. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Geneva and Friedrichshafen and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there from Geneva to Friedrichshafen a day?
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Geneva to Friedrichshafen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Geneva to Friedrichshafen? When does the last train depart from Geneva to Friedrichshafen?
The earliest train departing from Geneva to Friedrichshafen leaves at 5: 42 AM. The last train departing from Geneva to Friedrichshafen leaves at 9: 42 AM. You can find the latest Geneva to Friedrichshafen train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Geneva
Friedrichshafen
Geneve, Cornavin
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