|Distance||400 miles (645 km)|
|Average train duration||11 h 47 min|
|Average train ticket price||$104 (€90)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or SBB GmbH|
Trains from Zurich to Alkmaar cover the 400 miles (645 km) long route taking on average 11 h 47 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or SBB GmbH. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $104 (€90), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $58 (€50). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Alkmaar.
Find the best trains from Zurich to Alkmaar with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and SBB from $58 (€50). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
SBB is Switzerland's main train company and for your next train trip to Alkmaar from Zurich, SBB offers these ticket types: Round-trip Standard Ticket or First Class.
SBB from Zurich to Alkmaar train information:
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 to Alkmaar from 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.
Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Alkmaar, Netherlands by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 3/8/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Zurich to Alkmaar before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Alkmaar to Zurich is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
What are the requirements?
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 3/22/23. 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 Zurich from Alkmaar here.
When taking a train from Zurich, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon. When you arrive in Alkmaar, your train can arrive in train stations including Alkmaar and Alkmaar Noord.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Zürich HB to Alkmaar.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Zürich HB, which is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Alkmaar, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city center.
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