There are 5 ways to get from Konstanz to Zürich by bus, train, rideshare or car

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Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz to Zurich 006 / ...

$4 - $7

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Train  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Konstanz to Zürich HB Ir / ...

$30 - $60

Train, line 12 train  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Konstanz to Winterthur Ir / ...
  2. Take the line 12 train from Winterthur to Zürich Stadelhofen 12 / ...

$39 - $67

Rideshare  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Konstanz to Zurich 44.2 miles

$5 - $11

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from Konstanz to Zürich 44 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Konstanz to Zürich is to bus which costs 3€ - 6€ and takes 1 h.

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The quickest way to get from Konstanz to Zürich is to drive which costs 7€ - 12€ and takes 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz and arriving at Zurich. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Konstanz and arriving at Zürich HB. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 18 min.

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The distance between Konstanz and Zürich is 57 km. The road distance is 70.3 km.

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The best way to get from Konstanz to Zürich without a car is to bus which takes 1 h and costs 3€ - 6€.

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The bus from Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz to Zurich takes 1 h including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Konstanz to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz station.

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Konstanz to Zürich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Konstanz station.

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The best way to get from Konstanz to Zürich is to bus which takes 1 h and costs 3€ - 6€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 27€ - 50€ and takes 1 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Konstanz to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 35.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Konstanz to Zürich every 3 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Konstanz to Zürich hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 1 h 18 min. Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Konstanz to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Konstanz to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Konstanz to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Konstanz to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Winterthur to Zürich Stadelhofen
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Konstanz to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Constance, Constance Döbeleplatz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Konstanz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Konstanz to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich station.

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Konstanz to Zürich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Konstanz to Zürich is 70 km. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from Konstanz to Zürich.

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There are 504+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Konstanz and Zürich. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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