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There are 8 ways to get from Delft to Zürich by train, plane, bus, night bus or car

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Zurich  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the train from Delft to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Zurich (ZRH) AMS - ZRH

SFr 76 - SFr 281

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Night bus  •  14h 37m

  1. Take the night bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Zurich N837

SFr 42 - SFr 52

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Basel, train  •  5h 28m

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

SFr 88 - SFr 336

Train to Brussels, fly to Zurich  •  6h 21m

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

SFr 157 - SFr 494

Train via Paris  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris l'Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel Sbb Ter
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...

SFr 232 - SFr 463

Train  •  11h 17m

  1. Take the train from Delft to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Düsseldorf Hbf
  4. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Zuerich Hb Ec

SFr 90 - SFr 152

Bus  •  14h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Zurich 472

SFr 48 - SFr 78

Drive  •  7h 34m

  1. Drive from Delft to Zürich 845.4 km

SFr 120 - SFr 180

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The cheapest way to get from Delft to Zürich is to night bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 14h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Delft to Zürich is to train and fly which costs 70€ - 270€ and takes 4h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Delft station to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Delft, Station Delft and arriving at Zurich via Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Delft to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Delft and arriving at Zürich HB via Rotterdam Centraal, Paris l'Est, Strasbourg and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 50m.

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The distance between Delft and Zürich is 597 km. The road distance is 845.4 km.

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The best way to get from Delft to Zürich without a car is to train via Paris which takes 9h 50m and costs 210€ - 440€.

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It takes approximately 4h 31m to get from Delft to Zürich, including transfers.

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Delft to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS station.

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Delft to Zürich train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Delft to Zürich is to train via Paris which takes 9h 50m and costs 210€ - 440€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 45€ - 75€ and takes 14h 44m.

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  • Distance: 597.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 31m

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

You can take a train from Delft to Zürich via Rotterdam Centraal, Paris Nord, Paris l'Est, Strasbourg, Basel Sbb, and Basel SBB in around 9h 50m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Rotterdam to Zurich 4 times a week. Tickets cost SFr 40 - SFr 60 and the journey takes 13h 30m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 370
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 270
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 440
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 220
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 Delft to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 22
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 10 - SFr 13
1st Class
SFr 16 - SFr 22
Train from Delft to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 40
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 15 - SFr 22
1st Class
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Venlo
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 10 - SFr 25
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 10 - SFr 15
1st Class
SFr 18 - SFr 25
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 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Paris l'Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 120
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 15 - SFr 22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 32 - SFr 37
1st Class
SFr 26 - SFr 31
Train from Paris l'Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 75 - SFr 90
1st Class
SFr 85 - SFr 100
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 95
Website
Thalys
Standard
SFr 45 - SFr 70
Comfort
SFr 60 - SFr 80
Premium
SFr 65 - SFr 95
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 220
Website
Thalys
Standard
SFr 100 - SFr 150
Comfort
SFr 120 - SFr 160
Premium
SFr 150 - SFr 220
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 19 - SFr 28
Rail 1st Class
SFr 29 - SFr 45
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 4 - SFr 6
Website
eurobahn.de
Bus operators
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 Rotterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Website
Eurolines FR
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
Night bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Zurich
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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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Delft to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich station.

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Delft to Zürich train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Delft to Zürich is 845 km. It takes approximately 7h 34m to drive from Delft to Zürich.

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

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There are 599+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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