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Duration 7h 52m
Distance 824.8 km
Average price SFr 180
Frequency 4/week

Trip overview

The train between Amsterdam and Zürich takes 7h 52m. The train runs, on average, 4 times per week from Amsterdam to Zürich. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Basel SBB
  3. Zürich
7h 58m
SFr 82 - SFr 230

Amsterdam to Zürich train times

Trains run four times a week between Amsterdam and Zürich. The service departs Amsterdam at 08:08 in the morning, which arrives into Zürich at 16:00. All services require a transfer at BASEL SBB and take an average of 7h 52m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Amsterdam to Zürich? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Zürich HB via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 58m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Zürich is 615 km. The road distance is 824.8 km.

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Amsterdam to Zürich train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Amsterdam to Zürich train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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There are 855+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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What companies run services between Amsterdam and Zürich?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Zürich via Basel SBB in around 7h 58m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 190

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 Amsterdam Centraal to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 190
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
Deutsche Bahn

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