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Train Information to Friedrichshafen from Zurich

distanceDistance47 miles (76 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price$27 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Zurich to Friedrichshafen cover the 47 miles (76 km) long route taking on average 2 h 12 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $23 (€19), but the average price of train tickets is $27 (€22). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Friedrichshafen Stadt.

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Zurich to Friedrichshafen with Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Zurich to Friedrichshafen from $23 (€19). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 47 miles (76 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) from Zurich to Friedrichshafen. Check the DB train schedule for your trip between Zurich and Friedrichshafen on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Zurich to Friedrichshafen you can pay as low as $23 (€19).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Zurich to Friedrichshafen don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Zurich to Friedrichshafen
Travel by train to Friedrichshafen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Zurich to Friedrichshafen.
FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Friedrichshafen from Zurich?

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

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Switzerland?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Zurich?

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?

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/25/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Zurich and Friedrichshafen before traveling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Friedrichshafen, Germany to Zurich, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return train to Zurich, Switzerland from Friedrichshafen is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Zurich from Friedrichshafen restricted?

International entry 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/23/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Friedrichshafen closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap train tickets from Zurich to Friedrichshafen cost?
Train tickets between Zurich and Friedrichshafen for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $23 (€19)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket to Friedrichshafen from Zurich?
The train price to Friedrichshafen from Zurich is on average $27 (€22)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How far is Friedrichshafen from Zurich by train?
The distance from Zurich to Friedrichshafen by train is approximately 47 miles (76 km).
How long is the train ride between Zurich and Friedrichshafen?
On average the Zurich to Friedrichshafen train travel time is 2 h 12 min  for the 47 miles (76 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Zurich goes to Friedrichshafen? What train station do I come into Friedrichshafen from Zurich?

Some of the Zurich train stations to Friedrichshafen you can start your journey from include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Friedrichshafen include Friedrichshafen Stadt, Friedrichshafen Flughafen and Friedrichshafen-Kluftern.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Zürich HB   and arriving in Friedrichshafen Stadt.

Where is the departure train station in Zurich located? Where is the arrival train station in Friedrichshafen located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Zürich HB and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Friedrichshafen Stadt and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Friedrichshafen.

What train providers go from Zurich to Friedrichshafen?
For the route from Zurich to Friedrichshafen you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Friedrichshafen from Zurich on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services per day are there between Zurich and Friedrichshafen?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Zurich to Friedrichshafen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Zurich to Friedrichshafen? What time is the last train from Zurich to Friedrichshafen?
You can take the first train from Zurich to Friedrichshafen at 4: 37 AM. The last train from Zurich to Friedrichshafen that you can take departs at 5: 37 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Zurich to Friedrichshafen schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets to Friedrichshafen from Zurich for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets between Zurich and Friedrichshafen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $27 (€22) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Zurich to Friedrichshafen a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Friedrichshafen
Zürich HB
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