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There are 12 ways to get from Zürich to Eindhoven by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Basel  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Moenchengladbach Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven Centraal

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Bus  •  10h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Bus Station to Eindhoven Station N831

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Train  •  9h 9m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Duesseldorf Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo 13 / ...
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven Centraal

Bus via Karlsruhe  •  12h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich Bus Station to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof Süd 476 / ...
  2. Take the Bus from Karlsruhe to Eindhoven

Drive  •  6h 20m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Eindhoven 699.4 km

Fly Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 33m

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

Fly Zurich to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) ZRH - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven Centraal

Fly Zurich to Brussels, train  •  6h 14m

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

Train to Basel, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 24m

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

Fly Zurich to Cologne Bonn, train  •  6h 48m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) ZRH - CGN
  2. Take the train from Koeln/Bonn Flughafen to Moenchengladbach Hbf
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven Centraal

Train, train to Friedrichshafen, fly to Dusseldorf  •  7h 41m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Singen(Hohentwiel)
  2. Take the train from Singen to Friedrichsh. Bodensee-Airport
  3. Fly from Friedrichshafen (FDH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) FDH - DUS
  4. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  5. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven Centraal

Fly Zurich to Frankfurt, train  •  7h 41m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Frankfurt (FRA) ZRH - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Aachen Hbf
  3. Take the train from Heerlen to Eindhoven Centraal

Zürich to Eindhoven by train

The train journey time between Zürich and Eindhoven is around 7h 42m and covers a distance of around 716 km. This includes an average layover time of around 54 min. The fastest train normally takes 7h 42m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Sbb and others, the Zürich to Eindhoven train service departs from Zuerich Hb and arrives in Eindhoven Centraal. Typically seven 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:
6h 48m
Layover time:
54 min
Total time:
7h 42m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
7h 42m
Train distance:
716 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€126
Carbon emissions:
37 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
13:59
Last train departs at:
13:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zürich to Eindhoven train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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

Restricted for: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, South Africa, Suriname, Uruguay and Venezuela

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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
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Anguilla, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Botswana, Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Eswatini, Fiji, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Georgia, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Kosovo, Lesotho, Malaysia, Martinique, Mongolia, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nepal, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Philippines, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Serbia, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Thailand, United States Virgin Islands, United Kingdom, United States and Venezuela
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland)
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

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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 Eindhoven is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Eindhoven 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: 19 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Eindhoven is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 45 and takes 10h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Eindhoven is to fly and train which costs SFr 85 - SFr 280 and takes 5h 33m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich Bus Station station and arriving at Eindhoven Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Eindhoven. However, there are services departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Eindhoven Centraal via Basel Sbb, MG Hbf /Europaplatz and Venlo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 39m.

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The distance between Zürich and Eindhoven is 505 km. The road distance is 699.4 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Eindhoven without a car is to train via Basel which takes 8h 39m and costs SFr 130 - SFr 210.

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It takes approximately 8h 39m to get from Zürich to Eindhoven, including transfers.

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Zürich to Eindhoven bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich Bus Station.

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Zürich to Eindhoven train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Eindhoven is to train via Basel which takes 8h 39m and costs SFr 130 - SFr 210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 45 and takes 10h 35m.

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  • Distance: 504.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 39m

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Eindhoven, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Zürich to Eindhoven via Basel Sbb, MG Hbf /Europaplatz, and Venlo in around 8h 39m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Zurich Bus Station to Eindhoven Station once daily. Tickets cost €30 - €45 and the journey takes 10h 35m.

Airlines
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, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €410
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €350
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €350
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €440
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €430
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €460
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €490
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €330
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €340
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €350
Flights from Zurich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €400
Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €460
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
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €320
Flights from Zurich to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €400
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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Friedrichshafen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€50 - €230
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 Moenchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
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 Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€170 - €310
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zuerich Hb to Singen(Hohentwiel)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 MG Hbf /Europaplatz
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Frankfurt to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€17 - €24
Train from Schiphol Airport to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€16 - €22
1st Class
€27 - €35
Train from Breda to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €25
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Heerlen to Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€22 - €30
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Eurobahn
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €20
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€18 - €20
1st Class
€25 - €29
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln/Bonn Flughafen to Moenchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Singen(Hohentwiel) to Friedrichshafen Flughafen
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to MG Hbf /Europaplatz
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
Bahn DE
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Singen to Friedrichsh. Bodensee-Airport
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
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).

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 Eindhoven Station
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
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.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Zurich Bus Station to Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof Süd
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Karlsruhe to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com

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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 Eindhoven bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Eindhoven Station.

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Zürich to Eindhoven train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Eindhoven Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Eindhoven is 699 km. It takes approximately 6h 20m to drive from Zürich to Eindhoven.

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

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There are 444+ hotels available in Eindhoven. 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 10 - SFr 20.

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