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.
The average ticket from Amsterdam to Zurich will cost around $ 135 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 47.
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8 h 22 m
10 h 30 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Amsterdam to Zurich without transferring at least once.
|Distance||381 miles (615 km)|
|Average train duration||10 h 36 min|
|Average train ticket price||$69 (€55)|
|Train frequency||4 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Amsterdam to Zurich cover the 381 miles (615 km) long route taking on average 10 h 36 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $47 (€38), but the average price of train tickets is $69 (€55). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Zürich HB.
Travel from Amsterdam to Zurich from $47 (€38) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.
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 between Amsterdam and 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.
Train information from Amsterdam to Zurich with Deutsche Bahn:
Deutsche Bahn's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Amsterdam and Zurich are the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Zurich, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 10/15/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Amsterdam and Zurich before traveling.
The restriction level for your return train to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Zurich is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 10/17/21. 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.
When taking a train from Amsterdam, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. When you arrive in Zurich, your train can arrive in train stations including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Amsterdam Centraal to Zürich HB.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Amsterdam Centraal, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Amsterdam.
The most popular arrival train station, Zürich HB, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Zurich.
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