There are 9 ways to get from Amsterdam to Bernese Highlands by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9h 21m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel SBB ICE International / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West 61 / ...

SFr 116 - SFr 284

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Bus  •  15h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Luzern N836
  2. Take the bus from Luzern to Interlaken, Interlaken West 477 / ...

SFr 51 - SFr 61

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Bus, train  •  17h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Bale 472
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West 61 / ...

SFr 93 - SFr 158

Drive  •  8h 7m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Bernese Highlands 888.5 km

SFr 130 - SFr 200

Fly to Basel, train  •  6h 37m

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

SFr 95 - SFr 294

Fly to Zurich, train  •  6h 47m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Zurich (ZRH) AMS - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

SFr 111 - SFr 389

Fly to Geneva, train  •  7h 57m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Geneva (GVA) AMS - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
  3. Take the train from Bern to Interlaken West

SFr 121 - SFr 339

Fly to Strasbourg, train  •  8h 9m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Strasbourg (SXB) AMS - SXB
  2. Take the train from Gare de Strasbourg to Gare de Basel-SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Interlaken West

SFr 163 - SFr 563

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  8h 45m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) AMS - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Spiez

SFr 110 - SFr 381

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Bernese Highlands is to bus which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 15h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Bernese Highlands is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 270€ and takes 6h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Bernese Highlands. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Interlaken, Interlaken West via Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Bernese Highlands. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Interlaken West via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 21m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Bernese Highlands is 669 km. The road distance is 888.5 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Bernese Highlands without a car is to train which takes 9h 21m and costs 100€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 9h 21m to get from Amsterdam to Bernese Highlands, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Bernese Highlands bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Bernese Highlands train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Bernese Highlands is to train which takes 9h 21m and costs 100€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 15h 30m.

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  • Distance: 668.8 km
  • Duration: 9h 21m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Bernese Highlands, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Bernese Highlands via Basel SBB and Interlaken West in around 9h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Bernese Highlands via Luzern and Interlaken, Interlaken West in around 15h 30m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 440
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 250
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 800
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 900
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 900
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 900
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Strasbourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
SFr 500 - SFr 900
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 440
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 900
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 850
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 280
Train operators
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 190
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 29
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 150
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 65 - SFr 90
1st Class
SFr 100 - SFr 150
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 Basel SBB to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Bern
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 30
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bern to Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 19
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Gare de Strasbourg to Gare de Basel-SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 24 - SFr 28
1st Class
SFr 39 - SFr 41
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 Gallarate to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 120
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 45 - SFr 65
1st Class
SFr 85 - SFr 120
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Luzern
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Luzern to Interlaken, Interlaken West
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Bale
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
Eurolines FR

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Amsterdam to Bernese Highlands bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Interlaken, Interlaken West station.

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Amsterdam to Bernese Highlands train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Interlaken West station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Bernese Highlands is 888 km. It takes approximately 8h 7m to drive from Amsterdam to Bernese Highlands.

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KLM, easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 1169+ hotels available in Bernese Highlands. Prices start at SFr 95 per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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