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There are 8 ways to get from The Hague to Zürich by train, plane, bus, night 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 Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Zurich  •  4h 23m

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

$61 - $287

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Train, night bus  •  13h 17m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Eindhoven Intercity
  2. Take the night bus from Eindhoven to Zurich N831

$58 - $101

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Basel, train  •  5h 20m

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

$78 - $262

Train, train to Brussels, fly to Zurich  •  6h 20m

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

$101 - $334

Train via Paris Est  •  9h 32m

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...

$270 - $406

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  9h 36m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Basel SBB
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...

$170 - $278

Bus  •  14h

  1. Take the bus from Den Haag to Zurich

$65 - $80

Drive  •  7h 33m

  1. Drive from The Hague to Zürich 527.6 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from The Hague to Zürich is to bus which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 14h.

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The quickest way to get from The Hague to Zürich is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 250€ and takes 4h 23m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Den Haag and arriving at Zurich. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14h.

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No, there is no direct train from The Hague to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Den Haag HS and arriving at Zürich HB via Rotterdam Centraal, Paris Est, Strasbourg and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 32m.

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The distance between The Hague and Zürich is 606 km. The road distance is 844.2 km.

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The best way to get from The Hague to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 9h 32m and costs 230€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 4h 23m to get from The Hague to Zürich, including transfers.

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The Hague to Zürich bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Den Haag station.

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The Hague to Zürich train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from The Hague to Zürich is to train which takes 9h 32m and costs 230€ - 360€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 70€ and takes 14h.

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Map of how to get from The Hague to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 378.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 23m

What companies run services between The Hague, Netherlands and Zürich, Switzerland?

You can take a train from The Hague to Zürich via Rotterdam Centraal, Paris-Nord, Paris Est, Strasbourg, and Basel SBB in around 9h 32m. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from The Hague to Zürich 3 times a week. Tickets cost $65 - $80 and the journey takes 14h.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
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
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
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 Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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
Train operators
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 Den Haag HS to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Den Haag HS to Breda
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
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
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
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 Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
bahn.de
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. 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 Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Den Haag to Zurich
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch
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
Night bus from Eindhoven to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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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The Hague to Zürich bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, arrive at Zurich station.

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The Hague 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 The Hague to Zürich is 844 km. It takes approximately 7h 33m to drive from The Hague 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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There are 528+ hotels available in Zürich. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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