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There are 7 ways to get from Geneva to Best Western Amsterdam by plane, train, bus, car or shuttle

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Fly from Geneva  •  4h 24m

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) GVA - AMS

€61 - €199

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Geneva - Bus station to Dijon BlaBlaCar Bus / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dijon to Amsterdam Sloterdijk N760

€47 - €61

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Train to Lyon, fly  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LYS - AMS

€116 - €273

Train via Paris  •  8h 2m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Schiphol Airport Thalys

€188 - €339

Train  •  11h 52m

  1. Take the train from Genève to Bern Ic1
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Amsterdam Centraal Ice

€185 - €307

Drive  •  9h

  1. Drive from Geneva to Best Western Amsterdam 992.3 km

€120 - €190

Train, shuttle  •  15h 28m

  1. Take the train from Geneve to Aigle Re / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Aigle to Amsterdam

€176 - €193

Geneva to Best Western Amsterdam by train, tram and walk

The journey time between Geneva and Best Western Amsterdam is around 11h 2m and covers a distance of around 1009 km. The fastest journey normally takes 11h 2m. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Trenitalia Eurocity and others, the Geneva to Best Western Amsterdam service departs from Genève and arrives in Best Western Amsterdam. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
11h 2m
Fastest journey time:
11h 2m
Journey distance:
1009 km
Services per week:
2
Cheapest price:
€196
Carbon emissions:
53 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
11:59
Last service departs at:
11:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Geneva to Best Western Amsterdam train, tram and walk schedules

Switzerland → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from Switzerland

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Curaçao, Cyprus, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Venezuela are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Switzerland

  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area and Cyprus
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Switzerland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Best Western Amsterdam is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Best Western Amsterdam is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Best Western Amsterdam is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Netherlands.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 3 Aug 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geneva to Best Western Amsterdam is to bus which costs SFr 50 - SFr 70 and takes 16h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Geneva to Best Western Amsterdam is to fly which costs SFr 65 - SFr 220 and takes 4h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geneva station to Best Western Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Geneva - Bus station and arriving at Amsterdam, Hoofddorpplein via Dijon and Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from Geneva to Best Western Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Geneve and arriving at Amsterdam Lelylaan via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord and Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 2m.

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It is 690 km from Geneva to Best Western Amsterdam. It is approximately 992.3 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Best Western Amsterdam without a car is to train via Paris which takes 8h 2m and costs SFr 200 - SFr 370.

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It takes approximately 4h 24m to get from Geneva to Best Western Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Geneva to Best Western Amsterdam bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Geneva - Bus station.

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Geneva to Best Western Amsterdam train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Geneve station.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Best Western Amsterdam is to fly which takes 4h 24m and costs SFr 65 - SFr 220. Alternatively, you can train via Paris, which costs SFr 200 - SFr 370 and takes 8h 2m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 50 - SFr 70 and takes 16h 6m.

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  • Distance: 690 km
  • Duration: 4h 24m

What companies run services between Geneva, Switzerland and Best Western Amsterdam, Netherlands?

easyJet, KLM and three other airlines fly from Geneva to Best Western Amsterdam every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Geneva to Best Western Amsterdam via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, Schiphol Airport, and Amsterdam Lelylaan in around 8h 2m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €340
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €360
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €190
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €190
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €190
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €260
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €260
Train operators
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 Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Bern
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€26 - €50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Aigle
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Geneve to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
Train from Geneve to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €95
1st Class
€90 - €110
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €220
Website
Thalys
Standard
€100 - €150
Comfort
€120 - €160
Premium
€160 - €220
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 Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €180
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Bern to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€18 - €25
1st Class
€29 - €40
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 Geneve to Aigle
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€13 - €19
Rail 1st Class
€21 - €35
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Geneva - Bus station to Dijon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
Blablabus
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 Geneva to Dijon
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dijon to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Aigle to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
12h 21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€160
Book at
Starliner

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Geneva to Best Western Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Geneva to Best Western Amsterdam train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Schiphol Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Geneva to Best Western Amsterdam is 992 km. It takes approximately 9h to drive from Geneva to Best Western Amsterdam.

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

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There are 761+ hotels available in Best Western Amsterdam. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Geneva to Geneva Airport is to train which takes 7 min and costs SFr 12 - SFr 40.

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