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There are 10 ways to get from Amsterdam to Schaffhausen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Baden-Baden Ice
  2. Take the train from Baden-Baden to Singen(Hohentwiel) Re / ...

SFr 86 - SFr 278

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Bus  •  13h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Tübingen
  2. Take the bus from Tübingen to Schaffhausen N42

SFr 46 - SFr 61

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Bus, train  •  16h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Zurich 472
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Schaffhausen 151-Y / ...

SFr 63 - SFr 107

Drive  •  6h 54m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Schaffhausen 762.3 km

SFr 100 - SFr 160

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich, train  •  5h 13m

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

SFr 79 - SFr 284

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel, train  •  5h 52m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Basel (BSL) AMS - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart, train  •  6h 27m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Stuttgart (STR) AMS - STR
  2. Take the train from Boeblingen to Singen(Hohentwiel)

SFr 101 - SFr 557

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Zurich, train  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Zurich (ZRH) DUS - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Schaffhausen

SFr 93 - SFr 349

Train to Brussels, fly to Zurich, train  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zurich (ZRH) BRU - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Schaffhausen

SFr 162 - SFr 468

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Zurich, train  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Zurich (ZRH) CGN - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Schaffhausen

SFr 127 - SFr 368

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Schaffhausen is to bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 13h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Schaffhausen is to fly and train which costs 70€ - 270€ and takes 5h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam station to Schaffhausen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal Station and arriving at Schaffhausen via Tübingen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Schaffhausen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Schaffhausen via Baden-Baden and Singen(Hohentwiel). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 15m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Schaffhausen is 585 km. The road distance is 762.3 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Schaffhausen without a car is to train which takes 8h 15m and costs 75€ - 260€.

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It takes approximately 8h 15m to get from Amsterdam to Schaffhausen, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Schaffhausen bus services, operated by Deinbus, depart from Amsterdam Centraal Station.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Schaffhausen is to train which takes 8h 15m and costs 75€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 13h 40m.

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  • Distance: 584.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 15m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Schaffhausen via Baden-Baden and Singen(Hohentwiel) in around 8h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Schaffhausen via Tübingen in around 13h 40m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 270
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 340
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 430
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 320
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 320
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 370
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 340
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 470
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 470
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 280
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 450
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 420
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 Baden-Baden
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 120
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 50 - SFr 75
1st Class
SFr 85 - SFr 120
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 55
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 23 - SFr 35
1st Class
SFr 35 - SFr 55
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 60
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 26 - SFr 40
1st Class
SFr 40 - SFr 60
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 Baden-Baden
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 150
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Baden-Baden to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Boeblingen to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Baden-Baden to Singen
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Böblingen to Singen
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
DB Regio AG Baden-Württemberg
Schedules at
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Baden-Baden to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Boeblingen to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 HB to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Phone
0711 19449
Website
vvs.de
Train from Böblingen to Singen
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 21
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 120
Website
Thalys
Standard
SFr 60 - SFr 85
Comfort
SFr 75 - SFr 95
Premium
SFr 85 - SFr 120
Bus operators
Deinbus
Phone
+49 069/17 53 73 200
Email
info@deinbus.de
Website
deinbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Tübingen
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Schedules at
deinbus.de
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Tübingen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Zurich
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 65
Website
Eurolines FR

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

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Amsterdam to Schaffhausen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Schaffhausen station.

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Amsterdam to Schaffhausen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Singen(Hohentwiel) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Schaffhausen is 762 km. It takes approximately 6h 54m to drive from Amsterdam to Schaffhausen.

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

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There are 280+ hotels available in Schaffhausen. 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 18 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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