Cheap train tickets from Rotterdam to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Jan 18

Cheapest

$46

Average

$90

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 Rotterdam to Zurich will cost around $ 90 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 46.

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06:05AMRotterdam Centraal10h47 04:52PMZürich HB
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$461One-way
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08:20PMRotterdam Centraal11h45 08:05AMZürich HB
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$461One-way
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09:14PMRotterdam Centraal13h46 11:00AMZürich HB
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$461One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:20AMRotterdam Centraal9h40 04:00PMZürich HB
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$971One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:31AMRotterdam Centraal9h29 08:00PMZürich HB
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$971One-way

Train schedule from Rotterdam to Zurich

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04:00AMRotterdam Centraal10h00 02:00PMZürich HB
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06:05AMRotterdam Centraal10h47 04:52PMZürich HB
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06:05AMRotterdam Centraal10h55 05:00PMZürich HB
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06:20AMRotterdam Centraal9h40 04:00PMZürich HB
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06:20AMRotterdam Centraal8h40 03:00PMZürich HB
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07:50AMRotterdam Centraal9h02 04:52PMZürich HB
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07:50AMRotterdam Centraal8h10 04:00PMZürich HB
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10:20AMRotterdam Centraal9h40 08:00PMZürich HB
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10:20AMRotterdam Centraal8h40 07:00PMZürich HB
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10:31AMRotterdam Centraal9h29 08:00PMZürich HB
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11:20AMRotterdam Centraal8h40 08:00PMZürich HB
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12:20PMRotterdam Centraal8h40 09:00PMZürich HB
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12:20PMRotterdam Centraal9h40 10:00PMZürich HB
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12:31PMRotterdam Centraal9h29 10:00PMZürich HB
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01:20PMRotterdam Centraal8h40 10:00PMZürich HB
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02:20PMRotterdam Centraal8h42 11:02PMZürich HB
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02:20PMRotterdam Centraal9h03 11:23PMZürich HB
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04:20PMRotterdam Centraal8h04 12:24AMZürich HB
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04:20PMRotterdam Centraal9h04 01:24AMZürich HB
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08:20PMRotterdam Centraal11h45 08:05AMZürich HB
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09:05PMRotterdam Centraal12h55 10:00AMZürich HB
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09:14PMRotterdam Centraal12h46 10:00AMZürich HB
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09:14PMRotterdam Centraal13h46 11:00AMZürich HB
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Fastest train times from Rotterdam to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Jan 18

Fastest Journey

8 h 4 m

Average

9 h 50 m

Trains per day

23

Distance

585 km

It's difficult to get from Rotterdam to Zurich without transferring at least once.

Fastest
04:20PMRotterdam Centraal8h04 12:24AMZürich HB
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$971One-way
2nd Fastest
07:50AMRotterdam Centraal8h10 04:00PMZürich HB
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$971One-way
06:20AMRotterdam Centraal8h40 03:00PMZürich HB
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$971One-way
11:20AMRotterdam Centraal8h40 08:00PMZürich HB
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$971One-way
12:20PMRotterdam Centraal8h40 09:00PMZürich HB
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$971One-way

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Overview: Train from Rotterdam to Zurich

distanceDistance363 miles (585 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 46 min
priceAverage train ticket price$46 (€38)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Rotterdam to Zurich cover the 363 miles (585 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 46 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $46 (€38), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $46 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Zürich HB.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Rotterdam to Zurich trains

Find the best trains to Zurich from Rotterdam with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $46 (€38). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best 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 Rotterdam 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.

  • Average Price: $46

When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Rotterdam to Zurich, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from Rotterdam to Zurich

Travel by train 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.
FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Zurich, Switzerland allowed?

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

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Netherlands?

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

Do I need to self-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?

When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/13/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Zurich from Rotterdam before traveling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train 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 1/13/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Rotterdam from Zurich.

How much does a cheap train from Rotterdam to Zurich cost?

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Rotterdam to Zurich for the next 7 days starting from $46 (€38)  one way.

How much does it cost to take a train from Rotterdam to Zurich?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $46 (€38)  for a train ticket from Rotterdam to Zurich.

How many miles is it from Rotterdam to Zurich by train?

The Rotterdam to Zurich train distance is approximately 363 miles (585 km).

How long is a train between Rotterdam and Zurich on average?

On average the Rotterdam to Zurich train time is 8 h 46 min  covering the 363 miles (585 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by train from Rotterdam to Zurich, which train station in Rotterdam do I depart from and which train station in Zurich do I arrive in?

Some of the Rotterdam train stations to Zurich you can start your journey from include Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Noord and Rotterdam Blaak. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Zurich include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal   and arriving in Zürich HB.

Where is the Rotterdam train station located? Where is the Zurich train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal, which is located around 0.4 miles (659 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Zürich HB, located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city center.

Which train companies can get me from Rotterdam to Zurich?

When taking a train from Rotterdam to Zurich, you can count on Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Zurich. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Rotterdam to Zurich and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many train services per day are there from Rotterdam to Zurich?

On average, there are 2 trains a day from Rotterdam to Zurich. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What are the first and last departure train times from Rotterdam to Zurich?

The first Rotterdam to Zurich train departs at 6: 14 AM   and the last train from Rotterdam to Zurich leaves at 10: 14 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Rotterdam to Zurich on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I purchase train tickets between Rotterdam and Zurich to score the best deals?

If you purchase a train ticket from Rotterdam to Zurich within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $46 (€38) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Rotterdam to Zurich are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rotterdam
Zurich
Rotterdam Centraal is the most popular Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam for your trip to Zurich.
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ParkingParking
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+31 302357822
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Mon - Sun: 00: 00 - 24: 00
Public transit options for Rotterdam Centraal
Subway lines: D, E
Bus lines: 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 48
Tram lines: 4, 7, 8, 12, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25
Train lines: NS Intercity, NS Intercity Direct, NS Sprinter, NS Nachtnet, Thalys, Eurostar