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Train  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Freiburg to Titisee S11 / ...

€51 - €89

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Train via Basel  •  2h 47m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Freiburg to Titisee S11 / ...

€48 - €104

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Drive  •  1h 22m

  1. Drive from Zürich HB to Titisee 92.5 km

€9 - €15

Zürich HB to Titisee by train

The train journey time between Zürich HB and Titisee is around 2h 51m and covers a distance of around 180 km. The fastest train normally takes 2h 36m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg and others, the Zürich HB to Titisee train service departs from Zuerich Hb and arrives in Titisee. Typically 54 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 51m
Fastest train time:
2h 36m
Train distance:
180 km
Trains per week:
54
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:59
Last train departs at:
18:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zürich HB to Titisee train schedules

Switzerland → Germany
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Cyprus, Portugal and United Kingdom
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Titisee is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Titisee is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Titisee is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Germany.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich HB to Titisee is to drive which costs SFr 10 - SFr 16 and takes 1h 22m.

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The fastest way to get from Zürich HB to Titisee is to drive which takes 1h 22m and costs SFr 10 - SFr 16.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich HB to Titisee. However, there are services departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Titisee via Freiburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 33m.

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The distance between Zürich HB and Titisee is 65 km. The road distance is 92.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich HB to Titisee without a car is to train which takes 2h 33m and costs SFr 55 - SFr 100.

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It takes approximately 2h 33m to get from Zürich HB to Titisee, including transfers.

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Zürich HB to Titisee train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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Zürich HB to Titisee train services, operated by DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg, arrive at Titisee station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich HB to Titisee is 93 km. It takes approximately 1h 22m to drive from Zürich HB to Titisee.

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  • Distance: 64.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 33m

What companies run services between Zürich HB, Switzerland and Titisee, Germany?

You can take a train from Zürich HB to Titisee via Freiburg in around 2h 33m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zuerich Hb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€45 - €80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€29 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Freiburg to Titisee
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Titisee
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €60
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€21 - €29
1st Class
€40 - €60

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