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There are 11 ways to get from Amsterdam to Zermatt by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel SBB ICE International
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp Eurocity / ...

$224 - $369

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Bus  •  21 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels, Brussels-North station 810
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Aosta N506

$96 - $173

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Bus, train  •  19 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Basel
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp Eurocity / ...

$143 - $248

Drive, train  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Bad Bf Ice / ...
  4. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Zermatt

$171 - $290

Drive  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Zermatt 600.8 miles

$140 - $220

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva, train  •  8 h 15 min

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

$127 - $357

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel, train  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Basel (BSL) AMS - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Zermatt

$125 - $362

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich, train  •  8 h 23 min

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

$137 - $437

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9 h 12 min

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

$118 - $341

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate, train  •  9 h 32 min

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

$123 - $357

Train to Brussels, fly to Geneva, train  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Geneva (GVA) BRU - GVA
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp

$142 - $371

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Zermatt is to bus which costs 80€ - 150€ and takes 21 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Zermatt is to fly and train which costs 100€ - 320€ and takes 8 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Zermatt. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Zermatt via Basel SBB and Visp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 2 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Zermatt is 736 km. The road distance is 961.3 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Zermatt without a car is to train which takes 11 h 2 min and costs 190€ - 320€.

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It takes approximately 11 h 2 min to get from Amsterdam to Zermatt, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Zermatt train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Zermatt is to train which takes 11 h 2 min and costs 190€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 80€ - 150€ and takes 21 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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  • Distance: 460 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 2 min

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Zermatt via Basel SBB and Visp in around 11 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Zermatt via Brussels, Brussels-North station, Aosta, Chatillon Saint Vincent, Chatillon - Stazione F.S., and Valtournenche Breuil - Chiesa in around 21 h 55 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $1,200
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Southend
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $1,200
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $320
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Mannheim Hbf to Basel Bad Bf
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Gallarate to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$36 - $38
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$36 - $38
First
$59
Train from Milano Centrale to Brig
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$43 - $46
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$43 - $46
First
$66
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Visp to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$20 - $25
1st Class Ticket
$35 - $45
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Zermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$26 - $31
1st Class Ticket
$45 - $55
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 Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Aosta
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Zermatt is 961 km. It takes approximately 10 h 31 min to drive from Amsterdam to Zermatt.

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Lufthansa, Air France, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 1510+ hotels available in Zermatt. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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