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There are 11 ways to get from Zermatt to Amsterdam by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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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Train

  1. Take the train from Visp to Basel Sbb
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Utrecht Centraal

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Visp to Bern
  2. Take the bus from Bern to St. Gallen train station
  3. Take the bus from St. Gallen Lagerstrasse to Amsterdam Sloterdijk Piarcoplein

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Train, night train

  1. Take the train from Visp to Basel Sbb
  2. Take the night train from Basel Sbb to Amsterdam Centraal

Train, night train via Zürich

  1. Take the train from Visp to Zürich HB
  2. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Amsterdam Centraal

Drive

  1. Drive from Zermatt to Amsterdam

Train, train to Geneva, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol

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

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
  2. Take the train from Brig to Domodossola
  3. Take the train from Domodossola to Busto Arsizio
  4. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Train, train to Zurich, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol

  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)

Train, train to Basel, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol

  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)

Train, train to Milan Linate, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol

  1. Take the train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
  2. Take the train from Brig to Milano Centrale
  3. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)

Train to Geneva, fly to Brussels, train

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

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The most affordable way to get from Zermatt to Amsterdam is to train and bus, which costs SFr 75 - SFr 170 and takes 13h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Zermatt to Amsterdam is to train and fly which costs SFr 160 - SFr 490 and takes 7h 59m.

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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, Basel SBB and Utrecht Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 50m.

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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 50m and costs SFr 190 - SFr 360.

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It takes approximately 11h 50m 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 Utrecht 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 50m

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

You can take a train from Zermatt to Amsterdam via Visp, Basel SBB, and Utrecht Centraal in around 11h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €410
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €410
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €410
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €410
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €400
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €650
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €600
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €370
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €310
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €310
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€40 - €310
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €280
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €280
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €440
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€35 - €280
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €290
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€35 - €300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €460
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €340
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €310
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €700
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €600
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €370
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €320
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 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €110
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)
Night train from Basel Sbb to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
10h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€210 - €380
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Visp to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€65 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Night train from Zürich HB to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
11h 48m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€240 - €430
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Visp to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€60 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Brig to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Visp to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€65 - €130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Brig to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €95
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 3m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €120
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€45 - €65
1st Class
€80 - €120
Train from Visp to Bern
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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
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 Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€120 - €170
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 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
€20 - €24
1st Class Ticket
€35 - €45
Train from Zermatt to Brig Bahnhofplatz
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €55
Website
Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
€25 - €30
1st Class Ticket
€45 - €55
Glacier Express
Phone
+41 81 288 65 65
Email
info@glacierexpress.ch
Website
glacierexpress.ch
Train from Zermatt to Brig
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
glacierexpress.ch
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Brig to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Domodossola to Busto Arsizio
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Trenord
Trenitalia

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 Domodossola to Busto Arsizio
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €13
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€11 - €13
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Anvers-Central to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€55 - €80
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€80 - €110
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bern to St. Gallen train station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Bern Car Terminal Neufeld to St. Gallen Lagerstrasse
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Website
RegioJet
Bus from St. Gallen Lagerstrasse to Amsterdam Sloterdijk Piarcoplein
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
RegioJet

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