There are 10 ways to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Zermatt by plane, train, 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.

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Fly to Geneva, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Geneva (GVA) AMS - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$125 - $351

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Bus  •  22 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brussels 300
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Aosta N506

$106 - $186

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Fly to Basel, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Basel (BSL) AMS - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$127 - $349

Fly to Berne, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Berne (BRN) AMS - BRN
  2. Take the train from Thun to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$169 - $1,079

Fly to Milan Malpensa, bus, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) AMS - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$122 - $348

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Milan Linate (LIN) AMS - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Brig
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt

$112 - $352

Train via Paris Est  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp 6 / ...

$341 - $520

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp 6 / ...

$237 - $383

Bus, train  •  20 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Zurich
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Visp 8 / ...

$168 - $276

Drive  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Zermatt 605.4 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Zermatt is to bus which costs 90€ - 160€ and takes 22 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Zermatt is to fly and train which costs 140€ - 950€ and takes 5 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at Zermatt via Paris Est, Strasbourg, Basel SBB and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 35 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) and Zermatt is 732 km. The road distance is 968.6 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 11 h 35 min and costs 280€ - 450€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Zermatt train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Schiphol Airport station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Zermatt is to train which takes 11 h 35 min and costs 280€ - 450€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 90€ - 160€ and takes 22 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Zermatt train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Visp station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Zermatt.
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  • Distance: 457.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam Airport (AMS), Netherlands and Zermatt, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Zermatt via Paris-Nord, Paris Est, Strasbourg, Basel SBB, and Visp in around 11 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Zermatt via Duivendrecht, Amsterdam Duivendrecht, Brussels, Brussels, Brussels-North station, Aosta, Chatillon Saint Vincent, Chatillon - Stazione F.S., and Valtournenche Breuil - Chiesa in around 22 h 32 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Thun to Visp
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Visp to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$21 - $26
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$27 - $32
1st Class Ticket
$45 - $60
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 Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
bahn.de
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Malpensa, aeroporto to Domodossola, Stazione
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Malpensa Airport T1 to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com
Eurolines NL
Website
eurolines.nl
Bus from Amsterdam Duivendrecht to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
eurolines.nl
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Aosta
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Zermatt is 969 km. It takes approximately 10 h 29 min to drive from Amsterdam Airport (AMS) to Zermatt.

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Swiss, KLM, Lufthansa and easyJet offer flights from Amsterdam Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 1488+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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