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There are 8 ways to get from Zürich to The Hague by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4h 44m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) ZRH - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Den Haag HS

61€ - 247€

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Bus  •  14h

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Den Haag 472

35€ - 55€

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Train to Basel, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BSL - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Den Haag HS

86€ - 307€

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 12m

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

140€ - 497€

Fly Zurich to Brussels, train  •  6h 22m

  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 Den Haag HS

89€ - 316€

Train  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 36 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Utrecht Centraal Ice
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Den Haag Centraal

160€ - 248€

Bus, train  •  12h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Eindhoven N831
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Den Haag Centraal Intercity

49€ - 81€

Drive  •  7h 36m

  1. Drive from Zürich to The Hague 843.8 km

100€ - 160€

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to The Hague is to bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 14h.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to The Hague is to fly and train which costs SFr 65 - SFr 270 and takes 4h 44m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Den Haag. Services depart four times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14h.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to The Hague. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Den Haag Centraal via Basel Sbb and Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 20m.

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The distance between Zürich and The Hague is 606 km. The road distance is 843.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to The Hague without a car is to train which takes 9h 20m and costs SFr 170 - SFr 270.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Zürich to The Hague, including transfers.

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Zürich to The Hague bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Zurich station.

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Zürich to The Hague 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 The Hague is to train which takes 9h 20m and costs SFr 170 - SFr 270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 40 - SFr 60 and takes 14h.

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  • Distance: 606 km
  • Duration: 4h 44m

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and The Hague, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Zürich to The Hague via Basel SBB, Basel Sbb, and Utrecht Centraal in around 9h 20m. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Zurich to Den Haag 4 times a week. Tickets cost 35€ - 55€ and the journey takes 14h. Eurolines CH also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 190€
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 190€
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
75€ - 190€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 390€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 370€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 420€
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 250€
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 400€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 430€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 420€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 300€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
130€ - 370€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 370€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 650€
Flights from Stuttgart to Amsterdam Schiphol via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 650€
Train operators
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 Schiphol Airport to Den Haag HS
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 19€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
14€ - 19€
Train from Breda to Den Haag HS
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 26€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
18€ - 26€
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 25€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
18€ - 25€
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 40€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
15€ - 22€
1st Class
25€ - 40€
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)
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
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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
20€ - 22€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
20€ - 22€
1st Class
28€ - 31€
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 to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Zurich to Den Haag
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Eurolines FR
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Den Haag
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 70€
Book at
eurolines.ch

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Zürich to The Hague bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Den Haag station.

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Zürich to The Hague train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Den Haag Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to The Hague is 844 km. It takes approximately 7h 36m to drive from Zürich to The Hague.

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Lufthansa, Air France, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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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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