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from Zurich to Freiburg im Breisgau

You can get from Zurich to Freiburg im Breisgau by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Zurich to Freiburg im Breisgau on Sep 25 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:00PMZurich1h30 08:30PMFreiburg im Breisgau
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$51One-way
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07:00PMZurich1h30 08:30PMFreiburg im Breisgau
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$51One-way
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07:00AMZurich2h00 09:00AMFreiburg im Breisgau
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$111One-way
08:00AMZurich2h30 10:30AMFreiburg im Breisgau
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$151One-way
10:00AMZurich2h20 12:20PMFreiburg im Breisgau
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$131One-way

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Sat
Sep 25
$19Deutsche Bahn
$48Deutsche Bahn with connection
Sun
Sep 26
$23Deutsche Bahn
$59Deutsche Bahn with connection
Mon
Sep 27
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
Wed
Sep 29
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Sep 30
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Fri
Oct 1
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Sat
Oct 2
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
Sun
Oct 3
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
Mon
Oct 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
Tue
Oct 5
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
Wed
Oct 6
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Oct 7
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Fri
Oct 8
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Sat
Oct 9
$23Deutsche Bahn
$59Deutsche Bahn with connection
Sun
Oct 10
$23Deutsche Bahn
$14Flixbus
Mon
Oct 11
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
Tue
Oct 12
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
Oct 13
$23Deutsche Bahn
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Travel Information to Freiburg im Breisgau from Zurich

distanceDistance54 miles (87 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $24
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€10) • 2 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $24 (€19) • 1 h 47 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 54 miles (87 km) by bus or train to Freiburg im Breisgau from Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 47 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Zurich to Freiburg im Breisgau.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany allowed?

International travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Switzerland?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Freiburg im Breisgau if traveling 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 measures do I need to follow in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 9/23/21; 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 between Zurich and Freiburg im Breisgau.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Zurich, Switzerland from Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany?

Return travel to Zurich, Switzerland from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland 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 Zurich, Switzerland was last verified on 9/23/21. 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 Zurich from Freiburg im Breisgau.

How do I reach Freiburg im Breisgau from Zurich?

You can travel from Zurich to Freiburg im Breisgau 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Zurich to Freiburg im Breisgau?

The cheapest way to get from Zurich to Freiburg im Breisgau is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $13 (€10) compared to other travel options to Freiburg im Breisgau:

A bus is generally $11 (€9) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $24 (€19) from Zurich to Freiburg im Breisgau.

What is the fastest way to travel between Zurich and Freiburg im Breisgau?

The fastest way to get to Freiburg im Breisgau from Zurich is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 47 min.

Other travel options to Freiburg im Breisgau can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Freiburg im Breisgau by bus can take on average 2 h.

What is the distance between Zurich and Freiburg im Breisgau?

The Zurich to Freiburg im Breisgau distance is around 54 miles (87 km).

How many services a day are there from Zurich to Freiburg im Breisgau?

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Freiburg im Breisgau is:

  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Zurich and Freiburg im Breisgau as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Zurich? Where do I arrive in Freiburg im Breisgau?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Zurich to Freiburg im Breisgau:

  • Most travelers board their train from Zürich HB and arrive in Freiburg im Breisgau, Hauptbhf/ZOB.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Zurich to Freiburg im Breisgau?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Zurich to Freiburg im Breisgau:

  • You can travel by bus from Zurich to Freiburg im Breisgau with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Zurich to Freiburg im Breisgau tickets for $13 (€10) on Omio.
  • You can travel from Zurich to Freiburg im Breisgau by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $24 (€19) with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Freiburg im Breisgau.
Is it possible to travel directly between Zurich and Freiburg im Breisgau?

Yes, there are direct routes from Zurich to Freiburg im Breisgau with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with BlaBlaCar.

Direct services to Freiburg im Breisgau tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Zurich to Freiburg im Breisgau?
Omio customers who travel from Zurich to Freiburg im Breisgau often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Basel or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Freiburg im Breisgau and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I purchase a ticket from Zurich to Freiburg im Breisgau online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Zurich to Freiburg im Breisgau, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $13 (€10) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $24 (€19) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Zurich to Freiburg im Breisgau online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Freiburg im Breisgau
Zürich HB
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