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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 21 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:37Zürich HB2h12 10:49Friedrichshafen Stadt
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£191One-way
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08:37Zürich HB2h12 10:49Friedrichshafen Stadt
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£191One-way
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18:37Zürich HB2h05 20:42Friedrichshafen Stadt
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£241One-way
07:37Zürich HB2h40 10:17Friedrichshafen Stadt
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£191One-way
06:37Zürich HB2h12 08:49Friedrichshafen Stadt
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£191One-way

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Wed
20 Oct
£22Deutsche Bahn
Thu
21 Oct
£19Deutsche Bahn
Sat
23 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
Mon
25 Oct
£19Deutsche Bahn
Thu
28 Oct
£19Deutsche Bahn
Fri
29 Oct
£22Deutsche Bahn
Sat
30 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn with connection
Sun
31 Oct
£33Deutsche Bahn with connection
Mon
1 Nov
£33Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel Information from Zurich to Friedrichshafen

distanceDistance47 miles (76 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • £21 • 2 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Travel 47 miles (76 km) by train to Friedrichshafen from Zurich. Deutsche Bahn is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct from Zurich to Friedrichshafen.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Friedrichshafen, Germany from Zurich, Switzerland currently allowed?

International travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Friedrichshafen, 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 Friedrichshafen if travelling 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 Friedrichshafen, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travellers 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 19/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please 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 travellers 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 15/10/2021. 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 go from Zurich to Friedrichshafen?

Travel Zurich to Friedrichshafen by train.

What is the quickest way from Zurich to Friedrichshafen?

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

How far is it from Zurich to Friedrichshafen?

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

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 trip between Zurich and Friedrichshafen as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Zurich? Where do I arrive in Friedrichshafen?

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

  • Most travellers board their train from Zürich HB and arrive in Friedrichshafen Stadt.
Which travel companies can take me from Zurich to Friedrichshafen?

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:

  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Friedrichshafen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Zurich to Friedrichshafen tickets on Omio for £21.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Friedrichshafen from Zurich?
Looking to extend your trip from Zurich to Friedrichshafen? Many Omio customers who go from Zurich to Friedrichshafen usually extend their holiday 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.
How far in advance should I book my Zurich to Friedrichshafen ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a train ticket is £21 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.