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There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Buchs by plane, train or car

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Fly to Zurich, train  •  4h 2m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Zurich (ZRH) AMS - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Buchs SG

SFr 109 - SFr 269

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Fly to Basel, train  •  4h 36m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Basel (BSL) AMS - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Sargans

SFr 98 - SFr 265

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Train  •  11h 10m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Basel Sbb Ice
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Sargans Ice / ...

SFr 114 - SFr 283

Train via Karlsruhe  •  11h 38m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Konstanz Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Konstanz to St. Gallen(Ch) Re
  5. Take the train from St. Gallen to Buchs SG S4

SFr 113 - SFr 311

Train via Offenburg  •  12h 37m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Offenburg Ice
  3. Take the train from Offenburg to Konstanz Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Konstanz to Herisau Re
  5. Take the train from Herisau to Buchs SG S4

Drive  •  7h 48m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Buchs 885.2 km

SFr 120 - SFr 180

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Buchs by train

The train journey time between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) and Buchs is around 11h 23m and covers a distance of around 944 km. The fastest train normally takes 11h 23m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Buchs train service departs from Schiphol Airport and arrives in Buchs SG. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
11h 23m
Fastest train time:
11h 23m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
49 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:49
Last train departs at:
07:49

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Buchs train schedules

Netherlands → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
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Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Netherlands

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Austria: Oberösterreich, Salzburg
France: Bretagne, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Paris, Normandy, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Occitanie, Pays de la Loire, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
Germany: Saxony, Thuringia
Italy: Campania, Apulia

This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Cabo Verde, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Egypt, Estonia, Georgia, India, Kuwait, Latvia, Lithuania, Maldives, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, Paraguay, Seychelles, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden, Tanzania, United Kingdom and Uruguay
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This applies to all arrivals by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Entry is dependent on the visitor residing at least 10 days in a non high-risk area
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Buchs is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Buchs is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Buchs is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from Switzerland.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 13 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Buchs is to fly and train, which costs 85€ - 240€ and takes 4h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Buchs is to fly and train which costs 95€ - 250€ and takes 4h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Buchs. However, there are services departing from Schiphol Airport and arriving at Buchs SG via Utrecht Centraal, Basel SBB and Sargans. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 10m.

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The distance between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) and Buchs is 665 km. The road distance is 885.2 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Buchs without a car is to train which takes 11h 10m and costs 100€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Buchs, including transfers.

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Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Buchs train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Schiphol Airport station.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Buchs is 885 km. It takes approximately 7h 48m to drive from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Buchs.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Buchs.
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  • Distance: 664.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 2m

What companies run services between Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS), Netherlands and Buchs, Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Buchs via Utrecht Centraal, Basel SBB, and Sargans in around 11h 10m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 370
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 230
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 340
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 3900
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Buchs SG
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Sargans
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from St. Gallen to Buchs SG
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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 Basel Sbb to Sargans
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 180
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
SFr 9 - SFr 21
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 9 - SFr 13
1st Class
SFr 16 - SFr 21
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 150
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 60 - SFr 85
1st Class
SFr 100 - SFr 150
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 110
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 45 - SFr 65
1st Class
SFr 75 - SFr 110
Train from Schiphol Airport to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 18 - SFr 24
1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 40
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Konstanz
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Konstanz
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Offenburg to Konstanz
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Konstanz
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Offenburg to Konstanz
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from Konstanz to St. Gallen(Ch)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 10
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
Train from St. Gallen to Buchs SG
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 14
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
Train from Konstanz to Herisau
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 12
Website
Thurbo
Schedules at
SBB
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Buchs SG
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Herisau to Buchs SG
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch

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