There are 10 ways to get from Switzerland to Amsterdam by plane, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Basel  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Amsterdam (AMS) BSL - AMS

$44 - $209

9 alternative options

Fly from Geneva  •  4 h 19 min

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

$50 - $220

Fly from Zurich  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Amsterdam (AMS) ZRH - AMS

$57 - $295

Fly from Berne  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Berne (BRN) to Amsterdam (AMS) BRN - AMS

$116 - $1,039

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Amsterdam (AMS) MXP - AMS

$65 - $267

Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Amsterdam (AMS) LIN - AMS

$74 - $311

Train  •  9 h 27 min

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

$123 - $220

Bus FlixBus  •  14 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Basel City Center Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N831 / ...

$51 - $95

Bus Eurolines CH  •  16 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Amsterdam

$76 - $92

Drive  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Amsterdam 516.9 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Amsterdam is to bus which costs SFr 75 - SFr 95 and takes 16 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 3 h 58 min and costs SFr 40 - SFr 210.

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The distance between Switzerland and Amsterdam is 665 km. The road distance is 827 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Switzerland to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Switzerland to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Zürich HB and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 27 min.

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What companies run services between Switzerland and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

easyJet, KLM and two other airlines fly from Basel to Amsterdam every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Amsterdam via Zürich HB and Basel SBB in around 9 h 27 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $1,200
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $1,200
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Berne to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $18
1st Class
$20 - $35
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Basel SBB to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Basel City Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
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
$70 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch

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