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Duration 7h 30m
Distance 784.9 km
Average price SFr 182
Frequency 4/week

Trip overview

The train between Utrecht and Switzerland takes 7h 30m. The train runs, on average, 4 times per week from Utrecht to Switzerland. 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. Utrecht Centraal
  2. Basel SBB
  3. Zürich
7h 33m
SFr 92 - SFr 238

Utrecht to Switzerland train times

Trains run four times a week between Utrecht and Zürich. The service departs Utrecht at 08:37 in the morning, which arrives into Zürich at 16:07. All services require a transfer, and take on average 7h 30m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Utrecht to Switzerland? 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 Utrecht to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Basel SBB and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 33m.

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The distance between Utrecht and Switzerland is 630 km. The road distance is 784.9 km.

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

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

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There are 297+ hotels available in Switzerland. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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What companies run services between Utrecht and Switzerland?

You can take a train from Utrecht to Zürich via Basel Sbb, Basel SBB, and Zürich HB in around 7h 33m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 180

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 Utrecht Centraal to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 180
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn

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