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There are 8 ways to get from Zürich to Best Western Amsterdam by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Zurich  •  4h 22m

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

€63 - €220

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Bus Station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk N831

€41 - €49

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Train to Basel, fly  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BSL - AMS

€77 - €222

Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Boeblingen
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) STR - AMS

€147 - €310

Train via Paris  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Schiphol Airport Thalys

€275 - €530

Train  •  9h 48m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Amsterdam Centraal Ice

€225 - €397

Train #2  •  11h 12m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Duesseldorf Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Venlo Re
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Amsterdam Zuid

€198 - €359

Drive  •  7h 23m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Best Western Amsterdam 825.8 km

€100 - €160

Zürich to Best Western Amsterdam by train, tram and walk

The journey time between Zürich and Best Western Amsterdam is around 9h 2m and covers a distance of around 840 km. The fastest journey normally takes 9h 2m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), TGV inOui and others, the Zürich to Best Western Amsterdam service departs from Zuerich Hb and arrives in Best Western Amsterdam. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9h 2m
Fastest journey time:
9h 2m
Journey distance:
840 km
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€145
Carbon emissions:
44 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:59
Last service departs at:
13:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zürich to Best Western Amsterdam train, tram and walk 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: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Curaçao, Cyprus, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Venezuela are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Switzerland

  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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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 Best Western Amsterdam is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Best Western 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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 1 Aug 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Zürich to Best Western Amsterdam is to bus, which costs SFr 40 - SFr 55 and takes 12h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Best Western Amsterdam is to fly which costs SFr 65 - SFr 240 and takes 4h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich station to Best Western Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Zurich Bus Station and arriving at Amsterdam, Hoofddorpplein via Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Best Western Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Amsterdam Lelylaan via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord and Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 49m.

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The distance between Zürich and Best Western Amsterdam is 614 km. The road distance is 825.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Best Western Amsterdam without a car is to train via Paris which takes 8h 49m and costs SFr 290 - SFr 600.

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It takes approximately 4h 22m to get from Zürich to Best Western Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Zürich to Best Western Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich Bus Station.

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Zürich to Best Western 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 Zürich to Best Western Amsterdam is to fly which takes 4h 22m and costs SFr 65 - SFr 240. Alternatively, you can train via Paris, which costs SFr 290 - SFr 600 and takes 8h 49m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 40 - SFr 55 and takes 12h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Best Western Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 614.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 22m

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Best Western Amsterdam, Netherlands?

KLM, Swiss and three other airlines fly from Zürich to Best Western Amsterdam every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Best Western Amsterdam via Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, Schiphol Airport, and Amsterdam Lelylaan in around 8h 49m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €340
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €270
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €360
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €290
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €250
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €270
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €440
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €420
Train operators
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 Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €180
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 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 Zuerich Hb to Boeblingen
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€160 - €300
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€200 - €360
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€170 - €310
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €220
Website
Thalys
Standard
€100 - €150
Comfort
€120 - €160
Premium
€160 - €220
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Eurobahn
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 Venlo to Amsterdam Zuid
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€18 - €25
1st Class
€30 - €45
Bus operators
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).

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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

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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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Zürich to Best Western Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Zürich to Best Western Amsterdam train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Schiphol Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Best Western Amsterdam is 826 km. It takes approximately 7h 23m to drive from Zürich to Best Western Amsterdam.

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Air France, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 761+ hotels available in Best Western Amsterdam. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 3 - SFr 20.

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