Rotterdam to Zurich train

Cheap train tickets from Rotterdam to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Feb 01

Cheapest

80

Average

123

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Rotterdam to Zurich is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
09:05PMRotterdam Centraal13h55 11:00AMZürich HB
7 transfers
801One-way
08:05PMRotterdam Centraal12h00 08:05AMZürich HB
1 transfer
841One-way
09:14PMRotterdam Centraal14h46 12:00PMZürich HB
8 transfers
931One-way
03:05PMRotterdam Centraal9h19 12:24AMZürich HB
5 transfers
1041One-way
07:50AMRotterdam Centraal8h10 04:00PMZürich HB
2 transfers
1261One-way

Train schedule from Rotterdam to Zurich

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, February 1
06:20AMRotterdam Centraal8h40 03:00PMZürich HB
3 transfers
07:50AMRotterdam Centraal8h10 04:00PMZürich HB
2 transfers
10:05AMRotterdam Centraal8h55 07:00PMZürich HB
3 transfers
12:05PMRotterdam Centraal8h55 09:00PMZürich HB
5 transfers
12:05PMRotterdam Centraal9h18 09:23PMZürich HB
4 transfers
02:05PMRotterdam Centraal8h57 11:02PMZürich HB
4 transfers
02:05PMRotterdam Centraal9h19 11:24PMZürich HB
3 transfers
02:11PMRotterdam Centraal10h13 12:24AMZürich HB
3 transfers
02:14PMRotterdam Centraal10h10 12:24AMZürich HB
4 transfers
03:05PMRotterdam Centraal9h19 12:24AMZürich HB
5 transfers
04:20PMRotterdam Centraal9h04 01:24AMZürich HB
3 transfers
08:05PMRotterdam Centraal12h00 08:05AMZürich HB
1 transfer
09:05PMRotterdam Centraal13h55 11:00AMZürich HB
7 transfers
09:05PMRotterdam Centraal12h55 10:00AMZürich HB
5 transfers
09:14PMRotterdam Centraal12h46 10:00AMZürich HB
7 transfers
09:14PMRotterdam Centraal14h46 12:00PMZürich HB
8 transfers
10:11PMRotterdam Centraal15h49 02:00PMZürich HB
3 transfers

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Fastest train times from Rotterdam to Zurich

Showing times and prices for Feb 01

Fastest Journey

8 h 10 m

Average

10 h 46 m

Trains per day

17

Distance

585 km

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

Fastest
07:50AMRotterdam Centraal8h10 04:00PMZürich HB
2 transfers
1261One-way
06:20AMRotterdam Centraal8h40 03:00PMZürich HB
3 transfers
1261One-way
12:05PMRotterdam Centraal8h55 09:00PMZürich HB
5 transfers
1261One-way
10:05AMRotterdam Centraal8h55 07:00PMZürich HB
3 transfers
1261One-way
02:05PMRotterdam Centraal8h57 11:02PMZürich HB
4 transfers
1261One-way

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Overview: Train from Rotterdam to Zurich

distanceDistance363 miles (585 km)
durationAverage train duration12 h
priceAverage train ticket price$74 (€64)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, NS International | IC, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Thalys

Trains from Rotterdam to Zurich cover the 363 miles (585 km) long journey taking on average 12 h with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, NS International | IC, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Thalys. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $46 (€40), but the average price of train tickets is $74 (€64). Travelers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Zürich HB.

Train companies: Thalys and Deutsche Bahn from Rotterdam to Zurich trains

Travel to Zurich from Rotterdam from $46 (€40) with Omio’s train partners Thalys and Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn
Thalys

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.

    Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train to Zurich from Rotterdam with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

    Are you making plans to travel from Rotterdam to Zurich? Why not take a train with Thalys? Omio can show you current Thalys train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Rotterdam to Zurich trains all in one place. On the Thalys train, you can expect to travel 363 miles (585 km) between Rotterdam and Zurich. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Rotterdam and Zurich, you can quickly see if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way Thalys train to Zurich from Rotterdam, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

    Rotterdam to Zurich train information with Thalys:

    • Average Duration: 13 h 15 min
    • Thalys frequency: 3 a day

    Travel Tips: Trains from Rotterdam to Zurich

    Travel Tips: 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

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

    Can I enter Switzerland from Netherlands?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • There are no current restrictions

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

    All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

    The information above was last checked on 1/24/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Rotterdam to Zurich as this information can change.

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Zurich to Rotterdam is: Unrestricted

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Switzerland?

    Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

    What are the requirements?

    • There are no current restrictions

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

    Last checked on 1/9/23. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Rotterdam from Zurich here.

    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Rotterdam to Zurich to cost as little as $46 (€40)  in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Rotterdam to Zurich train price to come in at an average of $74 (€64)  one way.
    The Rotterdam to Zurich train distance is approximately 363 miles (585 km).
    The Rotterdam to Zurich train duration is on average 12 h, which is to be expected when traveling 363 miles (585 km) from Rotterdam to Zurich. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    When departing from Rotterdam, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Noord and Rotterdam Blaak. When arriving in Zurich, you can end your route in train stations like Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon.

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

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Rotterdam Centraal, is located 0.6 miles (875 m) from the city center of Rotterdam.

    The most popular arrival train station, Zürich HB, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city center of Zurich.

    For the best Rotterdam to Zurich train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, NS International | IC, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Thalys. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Rotterdam to Zurich to compare what amenities they may offer.
    The average number of trains departing Rotterdam for Zurich is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The earliest train departing from Rotterdam to Zurich leaves at 7: 05 PM. The last train departing from Rotterdam to Zurich leaves at 7: 05 PM. You can find the latest Rotterdam to Zurich train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    You can find trains from Rotterdam to Zurich to cost on average $74 (€64) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Rotterdam to Zurich train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this connection

    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.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +31 302357822
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    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

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