How to get from Zürich to Netherlands

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Recommended option

Fly Zurich to Amsterdam  •  4 h 3 min

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

$50 - $294

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Basel City Center Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N831 / ...

$48 - $88

9 alternative options

Fly Zurich to Brussels, train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Brussels (BRU) ZRH - BRU
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Roosendaal

$94 - $324

Train to Basel, fly to Amsterdam  •  4 h 58 min

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

$78 - $268

Fly Zurich to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h 18 min

  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 Nijmegen

$57 - $185

Fly Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) ZRH - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Neuss Hbf
  3. Take the train from Neuss Hbf to Venlo
  4. Take the train from Venlo to Eindhoven

$73 - $239

Fly Zurich to Antwerp, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Antwerp (ANR) ZRH - ANR
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Roosendaal
  3. Take the train from Roosendaal to Breda

$79 - $490

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ice

$167 - $260

Train via Paris Nord  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to Amsterdam Centraal Tha

$279 - $403

Bus Eurolines CH  •  15 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Amsterdam

$74 - $87

Drive  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Amsterdam 516.9 miles

$120 - $190

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Netherlands?

Transavia Holland, KLM and nine other airlines fly from Zürich to Amsterdam hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Amsterdam via Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf in around 9 h 17 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
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 Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
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
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
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 26 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
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Zurich to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $440
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
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
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Roosendaal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Roosendaal
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Strasbourg to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Neuss Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Venlo to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Venlo to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Roosendaal to Breda
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Venlo to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln/Bonn Flughafen to Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Train from Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Strasbourg to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Basel City Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zürich and Netherlands is 605 km. The road distance is 827 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Netherlands is to bus which costs SFr 70 - SFr 90 and takes 15 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Zürich to Netherlands is to fly which takes 4 h 3 min and costs SFr 45 - SFr 300.

No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Netherlands. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Freiburg(Breisgau) Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 17 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 3 min to get from Zürich to Netherlands, including transfers.