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There are 8 ways to get from Amsterdam to Brig by train, car or plane

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Train  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel Sbb Ice
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Brig Ec / ...

SFr 131 - SFr 310

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Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  7h 23m

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

SFr 91 - SFr 236

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Train via Eindhoven  •  11h 17m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal Ice
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Basel Sbb Ice
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Brig Ec / ...

SFr 192 - SFr 333

Drive  •  9h 30m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Brig 984.9 km

SFr 130 - SFr 200

Fly to Geneva, train  •  6h 54m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Geneva (GVA) AMS - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Brig

SFr 112 - SFr 344

Fly to Zurich, train  •  7h 1m

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

SFr 137 - SFr 384

Fly to Basel, train  •  7h 5m

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

SFr 126 - SFr 459

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  7h 37m

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

SFr 111 - SFr 265

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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  • 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
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  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
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  • 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
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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 Brig is 0041 58 463 00 00.

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

The social distance requirement in Brig 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.

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Last updated: 18 Apr 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Brig is to fly and train which costs 80€ - 220€ and takes 7h 23m.

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The fastest way to get from Amsterdam to Brig is to fly and train which takes 6h 54m and costs 100€ - 320€.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Brig. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Brig via Basel Sbb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 50m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Brig is 710 km. The road distance is 984.9 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Brig without a car is to train which takes 9h 50m and costs 110€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 9h 50m to get from Amsterdam to Brig, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Brig is 985 km. It takes approximately 9h 30m to drive from Amsterdam to Brig.

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  • Distance: 709.8 km
  • Duration: 9h 50m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Brig, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Brig via Basel Sbb in around 9h 50m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 250
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 420
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 130
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 210 - SFr 700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 190 - SFr 550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 290
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 310
Train operators
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
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 40
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 16 - SFr 23
1st Class
SFr 27 - SFr 40
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
7h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 190
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 170
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Brig
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Brig
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Brig
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 37
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
Standard
SFr 35 - SFr 37
First
SFr 57

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

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There are 229+ hotels available in Brig. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 17 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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