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

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Train  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Schaffhausen Ire / ...
  2. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Zürich HB 4 / ...

$48 - $80

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Bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Friedrichshafen to Zurich 006 / ...

$9 - $16

2 alternative options

Ferry, train  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai 167-Y
  2. Take the train from Romanshorn to Zürich HB 8 / ...

$40 - $74

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Friedrichshafen to Zürich 83.6 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Friedrichshafen to Zürich is to bus which costs 8€ - 14€ and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Friedrichshafen to Zürich is to drive which takes 1 h 41 min and costs 15€ - 22€.

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

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It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to get from Friedrichshafen to Zürich, including transfers.

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

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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 51 min.

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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 51 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Friedrichshafen to Zürich every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Friedrichshafen Stadt to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Romanshorn to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Friedrichshafen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
BSB Ferries
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 3640-0
Email
info@bsb.de
Website
bsb.de
Ferry from Friedrichshafen Autoquai to Romanshorn Autoquai
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
bsb.de

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