There are 6 ways to get from Winterthur to Amsterdam by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Zurich  •  4 h 9 min

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

$61 - $287

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Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N831

$61 - $107

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Train to Basel, fly  •  5 h 36 min

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

$86 - $269

Train  •  9 h 14 min

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

$181 - $282

Bus Eurolines CH  •  16 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Amsterdam

$90 - $116

Drive  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Winterthur to Amsterdam 495.5 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Winterthur to Amsterdam is to bus which costs SFr 85 - SFr 120 and takes 16 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Winterthur to Amsterdam is to fly which costs SFr 55 - SFr 280 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Winterthur to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Winterthur and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Zürich HB and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 14 min.

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The distance between Winterthur and Amsterdam is 607 km. The road distance is 792.8 km.

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The best way to get from Winterthur to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 9 h 14 min and costs SFr 170 - SFr 280.

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Winterthur to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Winterthur to Amsterdam train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Winterthur to Amsterdam is to fly which takes 4 h 9 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 280. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 170 - SFr 280 and takes 9 h 14 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 55 - SFr 110 and takes 13 h 51 min.

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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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Winterthur to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Map of how to get from Winterthur to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 379.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

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

Transavia Holland, KLM and nine other airlines fly from Winterthur to Amsterdam hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Winterthur to Amsterdam via Zürich HB and Basel SBB in around 9 h 14 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
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 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
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 Basel to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
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
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 Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.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
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 Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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
Twice 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
$70 - $85
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Yes, the driving distance between Winterthur to Amsterdam is 793 km. It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to drive from Winterthur to Amsterdam.

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

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The best way to get from Winterthur to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 13 - SFr 24.

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