Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Amsterdam

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Cheapest

$60

Average

$92

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 Zurich to Amsterdam will cost around $ 92 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 60.

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01:08PMZürich HB10h27 11:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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$601One-way
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10:59AMZürich HB10h36 09:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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03:59PMZürich HB8h52 12:51AMAmsterdam Centraal
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09:59PMZürich HB11h06 09:05AMAmsterdam Centraal
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10:59AMZürich HB10h06 09:05PMAmsterdam Centraal
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Train schedule from Zurich to Amsterdam

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12:08AMZürich HB13h21 01:29PMAmsterdam Centraal
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12:08AMZürich HB11h21 11:29AMAmsterdam Centraal
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05:59AMZürich HB8h36 02:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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05:59AMZürich HB9h30 03:29PMAmsterdam Centraal
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05:59AMZürich HB9h30 03:29PMAmsterdam Centraal
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05:59AMZürich HB8h26 02:25PMAmsterdam Centraal
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06:59AMZürich HB10h06 05:05PMAmsterdam Centraal
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06:59AMZürich HB8h30 03:29PMAmsterdam Centraal
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07:59AMZürich HB8h26 04:25PMAmsterdam Centraal
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07:59AMZürich HB9h30 05:29PMAmsterdam Centraal
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07:59AMZürich HB8h36 04:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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07:59AMZürich HB9h30 05:29PMAmsterdam Centraal
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08:59AMZürich HB10h26 07:25PMAmsterdam Centraal
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08:59AMZürich HB8h30 05:29PMAmsterdam Centraal
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09:59AMZürich HB10h06 08:05PMAmsterdam Centraal
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09:59AMZürich HB8h36 06:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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09:59AMZürich HB8h26 06:25PMAmsterdam Centraal
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10:37AMZürich HB9h28 08:05PMAmsterdam Centraal
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10:59AMZürich HB10h36 09:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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10:59AMZürich HB9h06 08:05PMAmsterdam Centraal
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10:59AMZürich HB10h06 09:05PMAmsterdam Centraal
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11:08AMZürich HB9h21 08:29PMAmsterdam Centraal
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11:08AMZürich HB9h57 09:05PMAmsterdam Centraal
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11:08AMZürich HB10h27 09:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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11:59AMZürich HB8h30 08:29PMAmsterdam Centraal
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01:08PMZürich HB10h27 11:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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01:08PMZürich HB8h51 09:59PMAmsterdam Centraal
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01:08PMZürich HB10h13 11:21PMAmsterdam Centraal
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01:59PMZürich HB8h00 09:59PMAmsterdam Centraal
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01:59PMZürich HB9h30 11:29PMAmsterdam Centraal
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02:59PMZürich HB8h30 11:29PMAmsterdam Centraal
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03:59PMZürich HB8h52 12:51AMAmsterdam Centraal
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05:59PMZürich HB14h36 08:35AMAmsterdam Centraal
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05:59PMZürich HB14h26 08:25AMAmsterdam Centraal
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06:59PMZürich HB13h06 08:05AMAmsterdam Centraal
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06:59PMZürich HB13h06 08:05AMAmsterdam Centraal
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06:59PMZürich HB13h36 08:35AMAmsterdam Centraal
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09:59PMZürich HB11h06 09:05AMAmsterdam Centraal
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Mon
Jan 24
$60Deutsche Bahn
$118Sas Airways
Tue
Jan 25
$46Deutsche Bahn
$130Cityjet
Wed
Jan 26
$46Deutsche Bahn
$118Sas Airways
Thu
Jan 27
$48Deutsche Bahn
$130Cityjet
Fri
Jan 28
$46Deutsche Bahn
$130Sas Airways
Sat
Jan 29
$46Deutsche Bahn
$182Swiss
Sun
Jan 30
$46Deutsche Bahn
$181Swiss
Mon
Jan 31
$46Deutsche Bahn
$182Swiss
Tue
Feb 1
$46Deutsche Bahn
$153Swiss
Wed
Feb 2
$46Deutsche Bahn
$153tab
Thu
Feb 3
$46Deutsche Bahn
$153tab
Fri
Feb 4
$46Deutsche Bahn
$130Cityjet
Sat
Feb 5
$46Deutsche Bahn
$152tab
Sun
Feb 6
$46Deutsche Bahn
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Mon
Feb 7
$46Deutsche Bahn
$161Swiss
Tue
Feb 8
$46Deutsche Bahn
$127Swiss
Wed
Feb 9
$46Deutsche Bahn
$127Swiss
Thu
Feb 10
$46Deutsche Bahn
$127Swiss
Fri
Feb 11
$46Deutsche Bahn
$127tab
Sat
Feb 12
$46Deutsche Bahn
$127tab

Fastest train times from Zurich to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for Jan 24

Fastest Journey

8 h

Average

10 h 5 m

Trains per day

38

Distance

615 km

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

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01:59PMZürich HB8h00 09:59PMAmsterdam Centraal
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$1081One-way
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07:59AMZürich HB8h26 04:25PMAmsterdam Centraal
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$961One-way
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09:59AMZürich HB8h26 06:25PMAmsterdam Centraal
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$961One-way
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05:59AMZürich HB8h26 02:25PMAmsterdam Centraal
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$1081One-way
06:59AMZürich HB8h30 03:29PMAmsterdam Centraal
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Overview: Train from Zurich to Amsterdam

distanceDistance381 miles (615 km)
durationAverage train duration10 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price$50 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Zurich to Amsterdam cover the 381 miles (615 km) long route taking on average 10 h 13 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $50 (€42), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $46 (€38). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Amsterdam trains

Travel from Zurich to Amsterdam from $46 (€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

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Zurich to Amsterdam train.

  • Average Price: $46

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train to Amsterdam from Zurich:

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

Trains from Zurich to Amsterdam

Trains in Europe are an efficient way to travel between cities, with Deutsche Bahn offering domestic and international train routes. Deutsche Bahn offers daily indirect trains from Zurich to Amsterdam. The first Zurich to Amsterdam train departs at 6:00 a.m., while the last train leaves Zurich at 12:08 a.m. These journeys require at least 1 transfer, usually in Basel. Many journeys require transfers in Basel and either Cologne, Frankfurt, or Düsseldorf and take between 8-14½ hours to arrive in Amsterdam. All Zurich to Amsterdam trains depart from Zurich Hauptbahnhof and arrive at either Amsterdam's Centraal train station or Sloterdijk bus station.

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Zurich to Amsterdam Train Cost

Average prices for Deutsche Bahn trains from Zurich to Amsterdam when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€199

1 Day in Advance

€172

1 Week in Advance

€130

2 Weeks in Advance

€121

1 Month in Advance

€96

3 Months in Advance

€81

Zurich to Amsterdam Trains: General Information


Travelers can offset some of cost of Zurich to Amsterdam train tickets by planning ahead and checking the prices before booking.

  • autobus All Zurich to Amsterdam trains are run by Deutsche Bahn.
  • autobus All Zurich to Amsterdam trains require at least one transfer, usually in Basel. Usually 2-5 transfers are required. Cologne, Frankfurt, and Düsseldorf are popular transfer destinations. All trains depart from Zürich Hauptbahnhof and arrive at either Amsterdam Centraal train station or Sloterdijk bus station.
  • autobus The Zurich to Amsterdam train journey takes as little as 7 hours and 56 minutes to arrive in Amsterdam.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Zurich to Amsterdam train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Zurich to Amsterdam trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 14% cheaper to book a Zurich to Amsterdam train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • It is 35% cheaper to book a Zurich to Amsterdam train ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Zurich to Amsterdam train costs are 52% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Train tickets from Zürich to Amsterdam: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 76 €
2 weeks earlier 53 €43%
3 weeks earlier 47 €62%
1 month before 50 €52%
2 months earlier 55 €38%
3 months earlier 52 €46%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Zürich - Amsterdam. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Zürich - Amsterdam 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 62% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Zürich - Amsterdam with 2 months in advance you save up to about 38% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 46%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips: Trains from Zurich to Amsterdam

Travel by train to Amsterdam 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 Zurich to Amsterdam.
FAQs

Is travel by train currently allowed from Zurich, Switzerland to Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 Amsterdam, Netherlands?

When traveling in Netherlands, 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 1/20/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Zurich to Amsterdam before traveling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Switzerland from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

Is my return train into Zurich from Amsterdam restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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?

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

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

Last checked on 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here here.

How much are cheap trains to Amsterdam from Zurich?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Zurich to Amsterdam to cost as little as $46 (€38)  in the next 7 days.

What is the price of a train ticket to Amsterdam from Zurich?

The Zurich to Amsterdam train ticket price is on average $50 (€42)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.

What is the distance from Zurich to Amsterdam by train?

The Zurich to Amsterdam train distance is approximately 381 miles (615 km).

How long is the train ride between Zurich and Amsterdam?

On average the Zurich to Amsterdam train time is 10 h 13 min  covering the 381 miles (615 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What station does the train from Zurich to Amsterdam depart from? Which Amsterdam train station do I come into from Zurich?

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

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

Where is the train station in Zurich to go to Amsterdam? Where is the train station in Amsterdam located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Zürich HB, is located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city center of Zurich.

The most popular arrival train station, Amsterdam Centraal, is located 0.6 miles (916 m) away from the city center of Amsterdam.

Which train providers can get me from Zurich to Amsterdam?

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

How many train services are there between Zurich and Amsterdam a day?

On average, there are 6 trains a day from Zurich to Amsterdam. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What time is the earliest train from Zurich to Amsterdam? What time is the last train from Zurich to Amsterdam?

You can take the first train from Zurich to Amsterdam at 8: 59 AM. The last train from Zurich to Amsterdam that you can take departs at 11: 08 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Zurich to Amsterdam schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

How early should I book Zurich to Amsterdam train tickets to get the best deals?

If you buy a train ticket from Zurich to Amsterdam within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $50 (€42) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Amsterdam from Zurich are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Amsterdam
Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your trip to Amsterdam.