There are 12 ways to get from Nijmegen to Zürich by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  8 h 8 min

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

$156 - $260

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Nijmegen to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB N94
  2. Take the bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Zurich 107 / ...

$42 - $71

10 alternative options

Train via Düsseldorf Hbf  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Nijmegen to Venlo
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Zürich HB Ec

$145 - $226

Bus Eurolines CH  •  16 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Eindhoven to Zurich

$85 - $115

Drive  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Nijmegen to Zürich 444 miles

$100 - $160

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 25 min

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

$71 - $305

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Zurich  •  6 h 8 min

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

$88 - $218

Train, train to Brussels, fly to Zurich  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Nijmegen to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zurich (ZRH) BRU - ZRH

$104 - $339

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Zurich  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) FRA - ZRH

$167 - $391

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Zurich  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Koln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Zurich (ZRH) CGN - ZRH

$108 - $275

Train, train to Antwerp, fly to Zurich  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Nijmegen to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Antwerpen-Berchem
  3. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Zurich (ZRH) ANR - ZRH

$89 - $456

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Friedrichshafen, train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Friedrichshafen (FDH) DUS - FDH
  3. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Schaffhausen
  4. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Zürich HB

$165 - $532

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nijmegen to Zürich is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 11 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nijmegen to Zürich is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 260€ and takes 5 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nijmegen to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Nijmegen and arriving at Zurich via Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 10 min.

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

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The distance between Nijmegen and Zürich is 534 km. The road distance is 710.4 km.

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The best way to get from Nijmegen to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 8 h 8 min and costs 130€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 8 h 8 min to get from Nijmegen to Zürich, including transfers.

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Nijmegen to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Nijmegen station.

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Map of how to get from Nijmegen to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 333.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 8 min

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

You can take a train from Nijmegen to Zürich via Arnhem Centraal and Basel SBB in around 8 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nijmegen to Zürich via Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB in around 11 h 10 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 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 Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Antwerp to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
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
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
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
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 Arnhem Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
bahn.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
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 Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Schaffhausen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Nijmegen to Venlo
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
arriva.nl
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
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 Nijmegen to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Nijmegen to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nijmegen to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB to Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Eindhoven to Zurich
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Book at
eurolines.ch

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