There are 7 ways to get from Amsterdam to Zürich by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Amsterdam to Zurich  •  4 h 7 min

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

$58 - $294

Cheapest option

Train  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel SBB ICE International
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$30 - $60

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Fly Amsterdam to Basel, train  •  5 h 7 min

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

$75 - $269

Train to Brussels, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 35 min

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

$145 - $382

Bus Eurolines CH  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Zurich

$68 - $88

Bus FlixBus  •  18 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Zurich N207

$58 - $104

Drive  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Zürich 514.9 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Zürich is to train which costs 28€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Zürich is to fly which takes 4 h 7 min and costs 50€ - 260€.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Zürich is 615 km. The road distance is 824 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Amsterdam to Zürich, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Linnaeusstraat and arriving at Zurich via Amsterdam. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Zürich HB via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 1 min.

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

KLM, Swiss and four other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Zürich hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Zürich via Basel SBB in around 8 h 1 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $430
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
NS International
Website
nsinternational.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Zurich
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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