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There are 7 ways to get from Unterterzen to Amsterdam by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Zurich, fly

  1. Take the train from Ziegelbrücke to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Sargans, Bahnhof to Zürich, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Zurich Bus Station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk

Train, train to Basel, fly

  1. Take the train from Ziegelbrücke to Zürich HB
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Train via Frankfurt Airport (FRA)

  1. Take the train from Ziegelbrücke to Zürich HB
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
  4. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  5. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Amsterdam Centraal

Train

  1. Take the train from Ziegelbrücke to Zürich HB
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Amsterdam Centraal

Train #2

  1. Take the train from Ziegelbrücke to Zürich HB
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Bonn Hbf
  3. Take the train from Bonn Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

Drive

  1. Drive from Unterterzen to Amsterdam

Unterterzen to Amsterdam by train

The train journey time between Unterterzen and Amsterdam is around 11h 31m and covers a distance of around 908 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 56m. The fastest train normally takes 9h 40m. Operated by Südostbahn, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Unterterzen to Amsterdam train service departs from Unterterzen and arrives in Amsterdam Centraal. Typically 48 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
8h 34m
Layover time:
2h 56m
Total time:
11h 31m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
9h 40m
Train distance:
908 km
Trains per week:
48
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
47 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:18
Last train departs at:
22:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Unterterzen to Amsterdam train schedules

Switzerland → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from Switzerland

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Switzerland

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, Uruguay and Vatican
  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Switzerland

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from Switzerland.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Amsterdam is 1351.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Amsterdam is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Amsterdam is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Switzerland from Netherlands.

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Last updated: 22 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Unterterzen to Amsterdam is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 65 and takes 16h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Unterterzen to Amsterdam is to train and fly which costs SFr 100 - SFr 310 and takes 5h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Unterterzen to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Unterterzen and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Ziegelbrücke, Zuerich Hb, Basel SBB, Mannheim Hbf and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 8m.

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The distance between Unterterzen and Amsterdam is 663 km. The road distance is 897 km.

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The best way to get from Unterterzen to Amsterdam without a car is to train via Frankfurt Airport (FRA) which takes 10h 8m and costs SFr 200 - SFr 410.

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It takes approximately 5h 36m to get from Unterterzen to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Unterterzen to Amsterdam train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Ziegelbrücke station.

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The best way to get from Unterterzen to Amsterdam is to train via Frankfurt Airport (FRA) which takes 10h 8m and costs SFr 200 - SFr 410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 45 - SFr 65 and takes 16h 13m.

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

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Unterterzen to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Map of how to get from Unterterzen to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 663.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 36m

What companies run services between Unterterzen, Switzerland and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Unterterzen to Amsterdam via Ziegelbrücke, Zuerich Hb, Basel SBB, Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof, Mannheim Hbf, and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 10h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Unterterzen to Amsterdam via Sargans, Sargans, Bahnhof, and Zurich Bus Station in around 16h 13m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €370
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €310
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €410
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €410
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€130 - €460
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €290
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €470
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Ziegelbrücke to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Ziegelbrücke to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€22 - €40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Bonn Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€140 - €260
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €70
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €180
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Sbb
Website
delfi.de
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Mannheim, Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.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
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€55 - €140
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€55 - €80
1st Class
€100 - €140
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Bonn Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Sargans, Bahnhof to Zürich, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Swiss PostAuto
Schedules at
SBB
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich Bus Station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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