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There are 8 ways to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Amsterdam by train, plane, ferry, night bus, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Zurich, fly  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Amsterdam (AMS) ZRH - AMS

$75 - $316

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Night bus, bus  •  14 h 25 min

  1. Take the night bus from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N831 / ...

$48 - $84

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Train, train to Basel, fly  •  5 h 54 min

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

$88 - $276

Ferry to Friedrichshafen, fly  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Autoquai
  2. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Amsterdam (AMS) FDH - AMS

$160 - $396

Train via Duisburg Hbf  •  11 h

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Zürich HB 5 / ...
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 37 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

$208 - $342

Train  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Kreuzlingen 8
  2. Take the train from Konstanz to Karlsruhe Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

$159 - $253

Train, bus  •  17 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from St. Gallen to Zürich HB 5 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Amsterdam

$102 - $146

Drive  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Sankt Gallen to Amsterdam 509.4 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Amsterdam is to night bus and bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 85 and takes 14 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Amsterdam is to train and fly which costs SFr 75 - SFr 320 and takes 4 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canton of St. Gallen to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canton of St. Gallen to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from St. Gallen and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Zürich HB, Basel SBB, Mannheim Hbf and Duisburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h.

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The distance between Canton of St. Gallen and Amsterdam is 662 km. The road distance is 815 km.

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The best way to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 11 h and costs SFr 200 - SFr 350.

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Amsterdam bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse station.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Amsterdam train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from St. Gallen station.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Canton of St. Gallen to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 413.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

What companies run services between Canton of St. Gallen, Switzerland and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Sankt Gallen to Amsterdam via Zürich HB, Basel SBB, Mannheim Hbf, and Duisburg Hbf in around 11 h.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $1,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Amsterdam via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Amsterdam via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Amsterdam via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $1,200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $430
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Rapperswil to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $18
1st Class
$20 - $35
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 Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Konstanz to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
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 Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thurbo
Phone
+41 71 554 00 00
Website
thurbo.ch
Train from St. Gallen to Kreuzlingen
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thurbo.ch
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Night bus from St.Gallen, Lagerstrasse to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
regiojet.com
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 Zurich to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ferry operators
BSB Ferries
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 3640-0
Email
info@bsb.de
Website
bsb.de
Ferry from Romanshorn Autoquai to Friedrichshafen Autoquai
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
bsb.de

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Canton of St. Gallen to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Canton of St. Gallen to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canton of St. Gallen to Amsterdam is 815 km. It takes approximately 7 h 39 min to drive from Canton of St. Gallen to Amsterdam.

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Transavia Holland, easyJet, Adria Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Amsterdam Airport.

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