There are 10 ways to get from Utrecht to Switzerland 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.

Recommended option

Train, fly to Basel  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Basel (BSL) AMS - BSL

$49 - $203

9 alternative options

Train, fly to Geneva  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Geneva (GVA) AMS - GVA

$54 - $213

Train, fly to Zurich  •  4 h 23 min

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

$62 - $288

Train, fly to Berne  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Berne (BRN) AMS - BRN

$120 - $1,033

Train, fly to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) AMS - MXP
  3. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso

$67 - $256

Train, fly to Milan Linate  •  6 h 50 min

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

$82 - $309

Train  •  8 h 5 min

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

$174 - $276

Bus  •  14 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to Zurich

$82 - $115

Train, night bus  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Eindhoven Intercity / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Eindhoven to Zurich N831

$55 - $95

Drive  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Zürich 491 miles

$110 - $180

What companies run services between Utrecht, Netherlands and Switzerland?

You can take a train from Utrecht to Zürich via Basel SBB and Zürich HB in around 8 h 5 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Utrecht to Zürich 3 times a week. Tickets cost $70 - $100 and the journey takes 14 h 23 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $430
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $220
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Utrecht to Zurich
Ave. Duration
14 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Eindhoven to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Utrecht and Switzerland is 630 km. The road distance is 786 km.

The cheapest way to get from Utrecht to Switzerland is to train and fly which costs 40€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from Utrecht to Switzerland is to train and fly which takes 4 h 1 min and costs 40€ - 180€.

No, there is no direct train from Utrecht to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Basel SBB and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Utrecht to Switzerland, including transfers.