There are 10 ways to get from Zürich to Netherlands by plane, train, 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.

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Fly Zurich to Amsterdam  •  4 h 5 min

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

$49 - $281

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Fly Zurich to Brussels, train  •  4 h 54 min

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

$82 - $314

Train to Basel, fly to Amsterdam  •  5 h

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

$77 - $255

Fly Zurich to Antwerp, train  •  5 h 27 min

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

$70 - $481

Fly Zurich to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) ZRH - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal

$79 - $216

Train  •  8 h 38 min

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

$173 - $268

Train via Köln Hbf  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Köln Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Koln Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

$188 - $298

Bus Eurolines CH  •  15 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Amsterdam

$74 - $87

Bus FlixBus  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N207

$66 - $103

Drive  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Amsterdam 516.9 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Netherlands is to bus which costs SFr 70 - SFr 90 and takes 15 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Netherlands is to fly which costs SFr 45 - SFr 280 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Netherlands. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 38 min.

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

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The best way to get from Zürich to Netherlands without a car is to train which takes 8 h 38 min and costs SFr 170 - SFr 270.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Zürich to Netherlands, including transfers.

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Zürich to Netherlands 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 Netherlands is to fly which takes 4 h 5 min and costs SFr 45 - SFr 280. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 170 - SFr 270 and takes 8 h 38 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 70 - SFr 90 and takes 15 h 3 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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Zürich to Netherlands train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Netherlands is 827 km. It takes approximately 7 h 29 min to drive from Zürich to Netherlands.

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

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  • Distance: 378.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

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 Basel SBB in around 8 h 38 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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
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 16 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
$65 - $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 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $1,200
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Zurich to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
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
Thursday 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 Basel to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Breda
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $25
1st Class
$32 - $36
Train from Anvers-Berchem to Breda
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
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 Basel SBB to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
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
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40 - $41
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel SBB to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from Basel SBB to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koln Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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
FlixBus
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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
16 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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