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There are 10 ways to get from Zermatt to Amsterdam by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  11h 58m

  1. Take the train from Visp to Basel SBB Ec / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Amsterdam Centraal Ice

184€ - 339€

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Train, bus  •  16h 29m

  1. Take the train from Visp to Bern Ic8 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bern to Brussels-North train station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk 810 / ...

88€ - 174€

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Drive  •  10h 35m

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Amsterdam 1066.8 km

130€ - 200€

Train to Geneva, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  8h 14m

  1. Take the train from Visp to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) GVA - AMS

115€ - 302€

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Zürich Flughafen
  3. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) ZRH - AMS

140€ - 342€

Train, train to Basel, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  8h 21m

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BSL - AMS

118€ - 346€

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Visp
  2. Take the train from Visp to Gallarate
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) MXP - AMS

102€ - 241€

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  9h 20m

  1. Take the train from Visp to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LIN - AMS

117€ - 307€

Train to Geneva, fly to Brussels, train  •  10h 36m

  1. Take the train from Visp to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Brussels (BRU) GVA - BRU
  3. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Amsterdam Centraal

165€ - 412€

Train, shuttle  •  16h 43m

  1. Take the train from Visp to Sion Ir90 / ...
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Sion to Amsterdam

198€ - 256€

Zermatt to Amsterdam by train

The train journey time between Zermatt and Amsterdam is around 11h 45m and covers a distance of around 979 km. The fastest train normally takes 11h 45m. Operated by Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Trenitalia Eurocity and others, the Zermatt to Amsterdam train service departs from Zermatt and arrives in Amsterdam Centraal. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
11h 45m
Fastest train time:
11h 45m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
194€
Carbon emissions:
51 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
10:13
Last train departs at:
10:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zermatt to Amsterdam train schedules

Switzerland → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from Switzerland

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Aruba, Australia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Cyprus, Israel, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Switzerland

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This applies to arrivals from Switzerland
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Aruba, Australia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bulgaria, Curaçao, Finland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Malta, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea and Thailand

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Netherlands 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
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Amsterdam is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Amsterdam 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.

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Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Zermatt to Amsterdam is to train and bus, which costs SFr 95 - SFr 200 and takes 16h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Amsterdam is to train and fly which costs SFr 150 - SFr 380 and takes 8h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zermatt to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Zermatt and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Visp and Basel Sbb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 58m.

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The distance between Zermatt and Amsterdam is 736 km. The road distance is 1066.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zermatt to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 11h 58m and costs SFr 200 - SFr 380.

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It takes approximately 11h 58m to get from Zermatt to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Zermatt to Amsterdam train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Visp station.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Zermatt to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zermatt to Amsterdam is 1067 km. It takes approximately 10h 35m to drive from Zermatt to Amsterdam.

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  • Distance: 736.1 km
  • Duration: 11h 58m

What companies run services between Zermatt, Switzerland and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Zermatt to Amsterdam via Visp and Basel Sbb in around 11h 58m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 310€
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 340€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 330€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 260€
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 650€
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 310€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 140€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
35€ - 190€
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 210€
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 190€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 370€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 380€
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 310€
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 310€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 340€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 400€
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 390€
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 330€
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 260€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 380€
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 3500€
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 290€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 280€
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 330€
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 290€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 190€
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 190€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 290€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 370€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 380€
Train operators
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 Visp to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 100€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Visp to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Visp to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55€ - 100€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Visp to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Visp to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Visp to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Visp to Sion
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 35€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Visp to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 120€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
45€ - 65€
1st Class
80€ - 120€
Train from Visp to Bern
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
27€ - 75€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
27€ - 40€
1st Class
50€ - 75€
Train from Visp to Geneve-Aeroport
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 120€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
45€ - 65€
1st Class
85€ - 120€
Train from Visp to Sion
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
18€ - 55€
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
18€ - 25€
1st Class
35€ - 55€
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 Basel Sbb to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
120€ - 180€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Phone
+41 (0)848 642 442
Email
railcenter@mgbahn.ch
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Zermatt to Visp
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 40€
Website
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
18€ - 22€
1st Class Ticket
30€ - 40€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
55€ - 80€
Comfort
65€ - 90€
Premium
80€ - 110€
RegionalAlps
Phone
+41 27 720 47 47
Email
info@regionalps.ch
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Visp to Sion
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
RegionalAlps
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
14€ - 17€
1st Class Ticket
25€ - 29€
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bern to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
CityBusExpress
Phone
+31 30 333 33 00
Email
info@citybusexpress.com
Website
citybusexpress.com
Bus from Brussels Noord Bus Station to Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
CityBusExpress
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Sion to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
160€
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Starliner

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