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There are 3 ways to get from Zürich to Oberstaufen by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 59m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lindau Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Lindau Hbf to Oberstaufen Alex / ...

$60 - $98

2 alternative options

Bus, line 25 bus  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Bregenz 283
  2. Take the line 25 bus from Bregenz Ölrain to Krumbach Dorf 25

Drive  •  1h 56m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Oberstaufen 99.5 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Oberstaufen is to drive which costs SFr 20 - SFr 30 and takes 1h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Oberstaufen is to drive which costs SFr 20 - SFr 30 and takes 1h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Oberstaufen. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Oberstaufeb Banhof via Bregenz Ölrain and Krumbach Dorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Oberstaufen. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Oberstaufen via Lindau Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 59m.

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The distance between Zürich and Oberstaufen is 113 km. The road distance is 159.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Oberstaufen without a car is to train which takes 2h 59m and costs SFr 60 - SFr 100.

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It takes approximately 2h 59m to get from Zürich to Oberstaufen, including transfers.

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Zürich to Oberstaufen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich station.

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Zürich to Oberstaufen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Oberstaufen is to train which takes 2h 59m and costs SFr 60 - SFr 100. Alternatively, you can bus and line 25 bus, which costs and takes 4h 30m.

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  • Distance: 70.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 59m

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Oberstaufen via Lindau Hbf in around 2h 59m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Oberstaufen via Bregenz, Bregenz Ölrain, and Krumbach Dorf in around 4h 30m.

Train operators
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.

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Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lindau Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Lindau Hbf to Oberstaufen
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
bahn.de
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 Zurich to Bregenz
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Landbus Bregenzerwald
Phone
+43 5512 26 000
Email
regio@regiobregenzerwald.at
Website
regiobregenzerwald.at
Bus from Bregenz Ölrain to Krumbach Dorf
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
regiobregenzerwald.at

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Zürich to Oberstaufen bus services, operated by Landbus Bregenzerwald, arrive at Krumbach Dorf station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Oberstaufen is 159 km. It takes approximately 1h 56m to drive from Zürich to Oberstaufen.

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