How to travel from Zurich to Friedrichshafen

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Travel Information between Zurich and Friedrichshafen

distanceDistance47 miles (76 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $23
fastestFastest modeTrain • $23 (€22) • 2 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Travel 47 miles (76 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Zurich and Friedrichshafen. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Friedrichshafen.

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Travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Friedrichshafen, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Friedrichshafen from Zurich restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Friedrichshafen, Germany from Zurich?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Friedrichshafen, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Zurich and Friedrichshafen closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. 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.

There are 4 ways to get from Zurich to Friedrichshafen: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Friedrichshafen from Zurich is by taking a ferry, which costs on average $9 (€9).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Friedrichshafen:

A ferry is $14 (€13) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Zurich to Friedrichshafen costing on average $23 (€22).

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

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

In comparison, getting to Friedrichshafen by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a train from Zürich HB to Friedrichshafen Stadt.

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

  • You can travel by train to Friedrichshafen from Zurich with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Zurich to Friedrichshafen tickets for $23 (€22) on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Zurich to Friedrichshafen? Many Omio customers who go from Zurich to Friedrichshafen usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Munich, Berlin or Hamburg. If you're looking to explore Munich, Berlin or Hamburg from Friedrichshafen, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • Ferry tickets are costing $9 (€9) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $23 (€22) one way on average.

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

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