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Overview: Bus from Rotterdam to Zurich

distanceDistance363 miles (585 km)
durationAverage bus duration21 h
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus or Eurolines France

Buses from Rotterdam to Zurich cover the 363 miles (585 km) long route taking on average 21 h with our travel partners like Flixbus or Eurolines France. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.

Bus companies: Bus between Rotterdam and Zurich with FlixBus

Find the best route between Rotterdam and Zurich with Omio's bus partners FlixBus! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.


FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

    These are FlixBus' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus from Rotterdam to Zurich:

    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
    • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
    • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Travel Tips: Bus to Zurich from Rotterdam

    Take the bus to Zurich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Rotterdam to Zurich.

    What are the travel restrictions for Zurich, Switzerland if I'm coming from Rotterdam, Netherlands by bus?

    Travel between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Zurich, Switzerland by bus is: Partially open.

    Can I enter Switzerland from Netherlands?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Rotterdam?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
    • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
    • Health declaration required
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

    What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

    All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 1/13/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Rotterdam and Zurich as this information can change.

    Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Zurich, Switzerland?

    Return travel from Switzerland to Netherlands is: Partially open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Rotterdam from Zurich?

    Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Zurich?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
    • Health declaration required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

    The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

    Last checked on 1/20/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Rotterdam from Zurich.

    What is the distance between Rotterdam and Zurich by bus?

    The distance to Zurich from Rotterdam by bus is approximately 363 miles (585 km).

    What is the Rotterdam to Zurich bus travel time?

    On average the Rotterdam to Zurich bus time is 21 h  covering the 363 miles (585 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    Which bus station from Rotterdam to Zurich do I depart from? Which Zurich bus station from Rotterdam do I arrive in?

    When taking the bus between Rotterdam and Zurich, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station), Rotterdam, Centraal Station and Rotterdam, Westerstraat. Your route can end in bus stations such as Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai, Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and Zurich, Main Station.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Rotterdam Centraal   and arrive in Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.

    Where do I find the Rotterdam bus station to Zurich? Where is the Zurich bus station?

    You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Rotterdam Centraal, located approximately 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city center of Rotterdam. The most popular arrival bus station in Zurich, called Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai, is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from its city center.

    Which bus providers can get me from Rotterdam to Zurich?

    Take the Rotterdam to Zurich bus with Flixbus or Eurolines France. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the route between Rotterdam and Zurich as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    When does the first bus depart from Rotterdam to Zurich? When does the last bus depart from Rotterdam to Zurich?

    The earliest bus for this trip departs from Rotterdam at 12: 35 PM. The last bus leaves from Rotterdam at 12: 35 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Rotterdam to Zurich and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.