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

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich  •  3h 50m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Zurich (ZRH) AMS - ZRH

SFr 51 - SFr 289

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel, train  •  5h 27m

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

SFr 73 - SFr 264

Train to Brussels, fly to Zurich  •  5h 28m

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

SFr 137 - SFr 385

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Zurich  •  5h 55m

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

SFr 75 - SFr 254

Train  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel Sbb Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb Ice / ...

SFr 97 - SFr 267

Train via Schaffhausen  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel Bad Bf ICE International
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen 1-Y / ...

SFr 186 - SFr 287

Bus via Lucerne  •  15h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Luzern N836
  2. Take the bus from Lucerne to Winterthur Torino - Bus station > Milan > Lucerne > Zürich > Winterthur > Singen > Stuttgart > Karlsruhe > Mannheim > Frankfurt

SFr 51 - SFr 84

Bus  •  16h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Zurich

SFr 74 - SFr 117

Drive  •  7h 13m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Winterthur 492.9 miles

SFr 120 - SFr 180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Winterthur is to bus via Lucerne which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 15h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Winterthur is to fly which costs 40€ - 260€ and takes 3h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Winterthur. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Winterthur via Lucerne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Winterthur. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Winterthur via Basel Sbb and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 17m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Winterthur is 607 km. The road distance is 788.6 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Winterthur without a car is to train which takes 8h 17m and costs 80€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 3h 50m to get from Amsterdam to Winterthur, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Winterthur is to fly which takes 3h 50m and costs 40€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 80€ - 240€ and takes 8h 17m, you could also bus via Lucerne, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 15h 35m.

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  • Distance: 379.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 50m

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

KLM, Swiss and four other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Winterthur hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Winterthur via Basel Sbb and Zürich HB in around 8h 17m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 900
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 800
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 300
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 410
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 Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 440
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 1200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
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 Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 440
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 1200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
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 Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 270
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 700
Train operators
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 Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 24 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 210
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 210
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 28 - SFr 45
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 22 - SFr 27
1st Class
SFr 40 - SFr 41
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 70
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
SFr 45 - SFr 70
1st Class
SFr 70 - SFr 95
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 Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 60
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
SFr 25 - SFr 35
1st Class
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 160
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
SFr 65 - SFr 95
1st Class
SFr 110 - SFr 160
Bus operators
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 Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Luzern
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lucerne to Winterthur
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 3 - SFr 5
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 85
Book at
eurolines.ch

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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 to Winterthur bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Winterthur station.

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Amsterdam to Winterthur train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Zuerich Hb station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Winterthur is 789 km. It takes approximately 7h 13m to drive from Amsterdam to Winterthur.

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easyJet, British Airways, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 605+ hotels available in Winterthur. Prices start at SFr 84 per night.

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

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