There are 4 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Friedrichshafen by train, ferry, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Romanshorn 8
  2. Take the ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Autoquai 166-Y

$39 - $67

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 29 min

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

$11 - $33

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Schaffhausen 24
  2. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Friedrichshafen Stadt Ire

$48 - $79

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Friedrichshafen 82.4 miles

$17 - $25

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Friedrichshafen is to bus which costs SFr 11 - SFr 35 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Friedrichshafen is to drive which costs SFr 17 - SFr 25 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Friedrichshafen is 72 km. The road distance is 131.8 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Friedrichshafen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Friedrichshafen. However, there are services departing from Zürich Flughafen and arriving at Friedrichshafen Stadt via Schaffhausen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

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What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and Friedrichshafen, Germany?

You can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Friedrichshafen via Schaffhausen in around 2 h 48 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Friedrichshafen every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Romanshorn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Friedrichshafen Stadt
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
BSB Ferries
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 3640-0
Email
info@bsb.de
Website
bsb.de
Ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Autoquai
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
bsb.de

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