There are 10 ways to get from Zürich to Utrecht 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, train  •  4 h 23 min

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

$53 - $287

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Train to Basel, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 18 min

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

$81 - $261

Fly Zurich to Brussels, train  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Brussels (BRU) ZRH - BRU
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal

$115 - $380

Fly Zurich to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h 36 min

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

$68 - $206

Fly Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) ZRH - CGN
  2. Take the train from Koln Hbf to Utrecht Centraal

$82 - $256

Train via Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Utrecht Centraal

$153 - $247

Train  •  8 h 51 min

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

$122 - $220

Bus Eurolines CH  •  14 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Utrecht

$75 - $100

Bus Eurolines DE  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Karlsruhe Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe Hbf to Utrecht

$66 - $95

Drive  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Utrecht 491.7 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Utrecht is to bus which costs SFr 65 - SFr 95 and takes 14 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Utrecht is to fly and train which takes 4 h 23 min and costs SFr 50 - SFr 290.

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The distance between Zürich and Utrecht is 580 km. The road distance is 787 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Zürich to Utrecht, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Zurich and arriving at Utrecht. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Utrecht. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Utrecht Centraal via Mannheim Hbf and Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 19 min.

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Utrecht via Mannheim Hbf, Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf, and Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb in around 8 h 19 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Zürich to Utrecht 3 times a week. Tickets cost $75 - $100 and the journey takes 14 h 22 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 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
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 Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
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 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 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Zurich to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 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 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
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 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
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
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Koln Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Freiburg to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Website
ns.nl
Book at
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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $140
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
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
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
14 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Karlsruhe Hbf to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
eurolines.de

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