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

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Train  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Basel SBB ICE International
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...

$156 - $250

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Bus FlixBus  •  13h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Nijmegen to Düsseldorf 120
  2. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Zurich N11

$42 - $72

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Train via Düsseldorf Hbf  •  10h 19m

  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

$130 - $220

Bus Eurolines CH  •  16h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Eindhoven to Zurich

$79 - $109

Drive  •  6h 25m

  1. Drive from Nijmegen to Zürich 444 miles

$100 - $160

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Zurich  •  5h 26m

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

$70 - $303

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Basel, train  •  6h 23m

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

$87 - $278

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Zurich  •  6h 1m

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

$88 - $223

Train, train to Brussels, fly to Zurich  •  6h 37m

  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

$103 - $338

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Zurich  •  6h 16m

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

$167 - $390

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Zurich  •  6h 54m

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

$107 - $273

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Friedrichshafen, train  •  7h 33m

  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 Singen(Hohentwiel)
  4. Take the train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Zürich HB

$163 - $533

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The cheapest way to get from Nijmegen to Zürich is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 13h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Nijmegen to Zürich is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 270€ and takes 5h 26m.

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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 Düsseldorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 45m.

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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 8h 11m.

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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 8h 11m and costs 130€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 8h 11m 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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Nijmegen to Zürich train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Arnhem Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Nijmegen to Zürich is to train which takes 8h 11m and costs 130€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 13h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Nijmegen to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 333.9 miles
  • Duration: 8h 11m

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 8h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nijmegen to Zürich via Düsseldorf in around 13h 45m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $1,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $1,200
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $390
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
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Website
bahn.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $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
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Singen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Nijmegen to Venlo
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
arriva.nl
Eurobahn
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
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
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Nijmegen to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
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
1h 49m
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Nijmegen to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Düsseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Eindhoven to Zurich
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Book at
eurolines.ch

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

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Nijmegen 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 Nijmegen to Zürich is 710 km. It takes approximately 6h 25m to drive from Nijmegen to Zürich.

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easyJet, Air France, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Zurich Airport.

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Book your Nijmegen to Zürich bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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