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from Zurich to Friedrichshafen

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

Our recommendation

To get from Zurich to Friedrichshafen on Oct 27 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:37PMZürich HB2h05 08:42PMFriedrichshafen Stadt
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10:37AMZürich HB2h05 12:42PMFriedrichshafen Stadt
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08:37AMZürich HB2h12 10:49AMFriedrichshafen Stadt
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04:37PMZürich HB2h12 06:49PMFriedrichshafen Stadt
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07:37AMZürich HB2h40 10:17AMFriedrichshafen Stadt
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Oct 27
$27Deutsche Bahn
Oct 28
$27Deutsche Bahn
Oct 29
$31Deutsche Bahn
Oct 30
$46Deutsche Bahn with connection
Oct 31
$46Deutsche Bahn with connection
Nov 1
$46Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel Information from Zurich to Friedrichshafen

distanceDistance47 miles (76 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $29 (€24) • 2 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Take a train to travel 47 miles (76 km) from Zurich to Friedrichshafen. Deutsche Bahn is the main travel company operating this route. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Friedrichshafen.

Travel Tips

Travel from Zurich to Friedrichshafen
Travel 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.
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Friedrichshafen, Germany from Zurich, Switzerland?

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

Can travelers from Switzerland enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Friedrichshafen from Zurich?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Friedrichshafen, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 10/25/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Zurich to Friedrichshafen.

Are there restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Friedrichshafen, Germany due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The current restriction level for returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Zurich, Switzerland from Friedrichshafen, Germany?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Zurich from Friedrichshafen?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/23/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Zurich from Friedrichshafen here.

How do I reach Friedrichshafen from Zurich?

Travel Zurich to Friedrichshafen by train.

What is the fastest way to travel between Zurich and Friedrichshafen?

Traveling by train is also the quickest way from Zurich to Friedrichshafen. It takes on average 2 h 5 min   to travel this journey.

What is the distance between Zurich and Friedrichshafen?

You should expect to travel around 47 miles (76 km) between Zurich and Friedrichshafen.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Zurich to Friedrichshafen?

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Friedrichshafen is:

  • 12 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Zurich and Friedrichshafen as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Friedrichshafen from Zurich, where do I depart from Zurich and where do I arrive in Friedrichshafen?

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

  • Trains from Zurich to Friedrichshafen most often leave from Zürich HB and arrive in Friedrichshafen Stadt.
Which travel operators can get me to Friedrichshafen from Zurich?

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

  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Friedrichshafen by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Friedrichshafen for $29 (€24).
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Zurich to Friedrichshafen?
Your trip from Zurich to Friedrichshafen doesn't have to end in Friedrichshafen. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Munich, Berlin or Hamburg. If you’d like to add Munich, Berlin or Hamburg to your Zurich to Friedrichshafen tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Friedrichshafen today!
How early should I purchase Zurich to Friedrichshafen tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A train ticket costs $29 (€24) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Friedrichshafen 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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