Amsterdam to Zurich train

Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Jul 07

Cheapest

88

Average

149

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
09:24PMAmsterdam Centraal13h36 11:00AMZürich HB
5 transfers
881One-way
02:54PMAmsterdam Centraal10h12 01:06AMZürich HB
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1001One-way
09:24PMAmsterdam Centraal12h36 10:00AMZürich HB
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1001One-way
10:40PMAmsterdam Centraal13h44 12:24PMZürich HB
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1001One-way
10:40PMAmsterdam Centraal13h26 12:06PMZürich HB
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1001One-way

Train schedule from Amsterdam to Zurich

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, July 7
12:24AMAmsterdam Centraal13h36 02:00PMZürich HB
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06:24AMAmsterdam Centraal10h36 05:00PMZürich HB
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06:24AMAmsterdam Centraal10h28 04:52PMZürich HB
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06:38AMAmsterdam Centraal8h22 03:00PMZürich HB
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06:54AMAmsterdam Centraal9h58 04:52PMZürich HB
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06:54AMAmsterdam Centraal10h06 05:00PMZürich HB
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08:08AMAmsterdam Centraal7h52 04:00PMZürich HB
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08:08AMAmsterdam Centraal8h44 04:52PMZürich HB
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08:24AMAmsterdam Centraal9h36 06:00PMZürich HB
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08:54AMAmsterdam Centraal9h06 06:00PMZürich HB
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10:38AMAmsterdam Centraal8h22 07:00PMZürich HB
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10:38AMAmsterdam Centraal10h22 09:00PMZürich HB
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10:38AMAmsterdam Centraal9h22 08:00PMZürich HB
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10:54AMAmsterdam Centraal9h06 08:00PMZürich HB
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12:38PMAmsterdam Centraal9h22 10:00PMZürich HB
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12:38PMAmsterdam Centraal8h22 09:00PMZürich HB
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12:54PMAmsterdam Centraal9h06 10:00PMZürich HB
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02:38PMAmsterdam Centraal8h24 11:02PMZürich HB
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02:38PMAmsterdam Centraal8h46 11:24PMZürich HB
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02:54PMAmsterdam Centraal10h12 01:06AMZürich HB
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02:54PMAmsterdam Centraal9h30 12:24AMZürich HB
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04:38PMAmsterdam Centraal8h28 01:06AMZürich HB
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04:38PMAmsterdam Centraal8h46 01:24AMZürich HB
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04:54PMAmsterdam Centraal12h55 05:49AMZürich HB
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08:30PMAmsterdam Centraal11h35 08:05AMZürich HB
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09:24PMAmsterdam Centraal12h36 10:00AMZürich HB
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09:24PMAmsterdam Centraal13h36 11:00AMZürich HB
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10:40PMAmsterdam Centraal13h44 12:24PMZürich HB
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10:40PMAmsterdam Centraal13h26 12:06PMZürich HB
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10:40PMAmsterdam Centraal14h43 01:23PMZürich HB
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10:40PMAmsterdam Centraal14h20 01:00PMZürich HB
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Fastest train times from Amsterdam to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Jul 07

Fastest Journey

7 h 52 m

Average

10 h 26 m

Trains per day

31

Distance

615 km

Of the 31 trains that leave Amsterdam for Zurich every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:08AMAmsterdam Centraal7h52 04:00PMZürich HB
1 transfer
2211One-way
10:38AMAmsterdam Centraal8h22 07:00PMZürich HB
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2211One-way
06:38AMAmsterdam Centraal8h22 03:00PMZürich HB
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1551One-way
12:38PMAmsterdam Centraal8h22 09:00PMZürich HB
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2211One-way
02:38PMAmsterdam Centraal8h24 11:02PMZürich HB
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Overview: Train from Amsterdam to Zurich

distanceDistance381 miles (615 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$79 (€73)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or NS International

Trains from Amsterdam to Zurich cover the 381 miles (615 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 30 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or NS International. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $54 (€50), but the average price of train tickets is $79 (€73). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Zürich HB.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Zurich trains

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Amsterdam and Zurich from $54 (€50). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Amsterdam to Zurich. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Amsterdam to Zurich train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 58 min
  • Average Price: $54
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

Trains from Amsterdam to Zurich

Trains are a great way to reach Zurich from Amsterdam. Transit company DB, in coordination with other companies, operates the trains along this route. Trains are indirect but follow efficient routes with 1 to 5 changes, for a total duration between 7 hours and 22 minutes and 15 hours and 11 minutes.

Amsterdam to Zurich train times: daily departures

There are over 30 daily trains from Amsterdam to Zurich. Train departures begin at around 5:30 a.m. and the last train of the day departs at around 10:30 p.m. There are typically between 5 and 7 hourly trains during peak travel times such as in the morning around 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m., and in the evening around 5:00 p.m. 

How long is the journey by train from Amsterdam to Zurich?

The train from Amsterdam to Zurich is 7 hours and 22 minutes to 15 hours and 11 minutes in duration, but there are numerous daily trains with a travel time under 10 hours. The fastest trains have departures scheduled evenly throughout the day. 

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Amsterdam to Zurich?

Departure stations: Trains depart either Amsterdam's Sloterdijk or Centraal Stations. Sloterdijk is 3.6 miles northwest of the city center and passengers can reach it with an 8-10 minute ride on the public bus. Centraal is roughly a mile from the city center and can be reached with a 20-30 minute walk or ride on the public bus. Sloterdijk and Centraal have a handful of dining and shopping establishments, and services for those with limited mobility.

Arrival station: Trains arrive at Zurich Central Station, known locally as Zurich Hauptbahnhof. This station is located directly in the city center by River Limmat, and has numerous shopping and dining amenities for passengers to enjoy from gifts and books to clothes and luxury items. There are also financial services as well as services for those with limited mobility.

Which train companies travel from Amsterdam to Zurich?

Major European transport company DB, or Deutsche Bahn, operate the trains from Amsterdam to Zurich in cooperation with other train companies for some of the changes. Some of the available routes contain changes with Eurostar trains. DB trains to Zurich have 1 to 5 changes, but the fastest trains are not necessarily those with 1 change. 

DB Amsterdam to Zurich

DB operates efficient indirect trains from Amsterdam to Zurich that make 2 to 5 stops on the way. Trains stop in Dusseldorf, Mannheim, and Karlsruhe, among others. There are over 30 trains along this route on a daily basis and train schedules are similar across weekdays and weekends. The fastest trains depart all throughout the day.

Amsterdam to Zurich trains: services on board

DB trains from Amsterdam to Zurich include services such as power outlets, bathrooms, and food available for purchase, as well as WiFi on select journeys. There are first- and second-class cabin options, and it is possible to reserve seats or cabins. DB has great services for those with limited mobility but it is important to contact DB directly regarding your specific requirements.

How to find cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Zurich?

To get cheap Amsterdam to Zurich tickets, it's important to plan ahead and look for tickets in advance. Be flexible with your travel dates to score great deals, and remember that slower journeys with more connections tend to be cheaper.

Travel Tips: Trains from Amsterdam to Zurich

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FAQs

Travel by train between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Zurich, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Zurich from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Physical distance required: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 7/2/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here

The restriction level for your return train to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Zurich is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Amsterdam from Zurich restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

Last checked on 6/27/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Amsterdam from Zurich closer to your date of departure here here.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Amsterdam to Zurich trains for as little as $54 (€50)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Amsterdam to Zurich train price to come in at an average of $79 (€73)  one way.
The Amsterdam to Zurich train distance is approximately 381 miles (615 km).
The train time from Amsterdam to Zurich is on average 9 h 30 min  for the 381 miles (615 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Amsterdam to Zurich by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Amsterdam, you have various train station options to start your route from including Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Amstel. When arriving in Zurich, you can end your trip in train stations like Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon.

Omio customers book a train from Amsterdam Centraal   to Zürich HB   most frequently for this route.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Zürich HB, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city center.

Take the Amsterdam to Zurich train with Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or NS International. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Amsterdam and Zurich as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Amsterdam to Zurich. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this route departs from Amsterdam at 6: 24 AM. The last train leaves from Amsterdam at 9: 41 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Amsterdam to Zurich and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you book a train ticket from Amsterdam to Zurich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $79 (€73) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Amsterdam and Zurich are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Zurich
Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your trip to Zurich.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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TaxisTaxis
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+31 302357822
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Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 59
Public transit options for Amsterdam Centraal
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet

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