There are 4 ways to get from Friedrichshafen to Zürich by train, bus, ferry or car

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What companies run services between Friedrichshafen, Germany and Zürich, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Friedrichshafen to Zürich via Schaffhausen in around 1 h 55 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Friedrichshafen to Zürich every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Polski Bus also services this route 6 times a week.

Train operators
German Railways (DB)
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Schaffhausen
Avg. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$22 - $25
First
$36 - $39
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Zürich HB
Avg. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Romanshorn to Zürich HB
Avg. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Ferry operators
BSB Ferries
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 3640-0
Email
info@bsb.de
Website
bsb.de
Ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai
Avg. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
bsb.de

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Friedrichshafen to Zürich?

The distance between Friedrichshafen and Zürich is 77 km. The road distance is 134 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Friedrichshafen to Zürich?

The cheapest way to get from Friedrichshafen to Zürich is to bus which costs 14€ and takes 2 h 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Friedrichshafen to Zürich?

The quickest way to get from Friedrichshafen to Zürich is to drive which takes 1 h 41 min and costs 17€.

Is there a direct train between Friedrichshafen and Zürich?

No, there is no direct train from Friedrichshafen to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Friedrichshafen Stadt and arriving at Zürich HB via Schaffhausen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

Is there a direct bus between Friedrichshafen and Zürich?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Friedrichshafen and arriving at Zurich. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

How long does it take to get from Friedrichshafen to Zürich?

It takes approximately 1 h 55 min to get from Friedrichshafen to Zürich, including transfers.