How to travel from Friedrichshafen to Zurich

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from Friedrichshafen to Zurich

You can get from Friedrichshafen to Zurich by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Friedrichshafen to Zurich on Aug 13 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:07AMFriedrichshafen Stadt2h16 10:23AMZürich HB
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Travel Information to Zurich from Friedrichshafen

distanceDistance47 miles (76 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$4 - $29
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $4 (€4) • 2 h 51 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $29 (€27) • 2 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Travel 47 miles (76 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Friedrichshafen and Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 16 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $4 (€4). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Friedrichshafen to Zurich.

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FAQs

International travel from Friedrichshafen, Germany to Zurich, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from Germany?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Zurich if traveling from Friedrichshafen?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 8/3/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Friedrichshafen to Zurich.

Return travel to Friedrichshafen, Germany from Switzerland is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Switzerland?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Friedrichshafen, Germany was last verified on 8/8/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Friedrichshafen from Zurich.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Friedrichshafen to Zurich. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Friedrichshafen to Zurich is by taking a bus with an average price of $4 (€4).

This is compared to other travel options to Zurich:

Taking a bus is about $5 (€5) less than taking a ferry, which costs on average $10 (€9) for this route.

Taking a bus is usually $25 (€23) less than taking a train to Zurich, which costs on average $29 (€27) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Friedrichshafen to Zurich is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 16 min.

There are alternative travel options to Zurich that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 51 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

The distance is approximately 47 miles (76 km) from Friedrichshafen to Zurich.

The average frequency per day from Friedrichshafen to Zurich is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • 7 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Friedrichshafen to Zurich as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Friedrichshafen to Zurich:

  • Buses from Friedrichshafen to Zurich most often leave from Friedrichshafen, Maybachplatz and arrive in Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai).
  • Trains mostly leave from Friedrichshafen Stadt and tend to arrive in Zürich HB.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Friedrichshafen to Zurich, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Zurich by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Friedrichshafen to Zurich for $29 (€27).

Yes, there are direct services available from Friedrichshafen to Zurich with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with BlaBlaCar with 1 direct bus per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Zurich as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Friedrichshafen to Zurich.

Many of our customers traveling from Friedrichshafen to Zurich don't make Zurich their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Zurich are Paris, Milan or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Zurich to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Friedrichshafen to Zurich, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route is costing $4 (€4) one way on average.
  • A ferry ticket for this trip is costing $10 (€9) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $29 (€27) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Friedrichshafen to Zurich tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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