Zurich to Rotterdam train

Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Rotterdam

Showing times and prices for Feb 02

Cheapest

47

Average

58

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

Deutsche Bahn
06:37AMZurich11h09 05:46PMRotterdam
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471One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:59PMZurich13h47 07:46AMRotterdam
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471One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:59PMZurich11h26 08:25AMRotterdam
0 transfers
801One-way

Train schedule from Zurich to Rotterdam

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Deutsche Bahn
06:37AMZurich11h09 05:46PMRotterdam
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Deutsche Bahn
05:59PMZurich13h47 07:46AMRotterdam
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Deutsche Bahn
08:59PMZurich11h26 08:25AMRotterdam
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Fastest train times from Zurich to Rotterdam

Showing times and prices for Feb 02

Fastest Journey

11 h 9 m

Average

12 h 7 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

585 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Zurich for Rotterdam every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
06:37AMZurich11h09 05:46PMRotterdam
0 transfers
471One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:59PMZurich11h26 08:25AMRotterdam
0 transfers
801One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:59PMZurich13h47 07:46AMRotterdam
0 transfers
471One-way

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Rotterdam

distanceDistance363 miles (585 km)
durationAverage train duration11 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price$49 (€43)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Zurich to Rotterdam cover the 363 miles (585 km) long route taking on average 11 h 26 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $49 (€43), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $46 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Rotterdam trains

For as little as $46 (€40) you can travel by train from Zurich to Rotterdam with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

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 Rotterdam train.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Zurich to Rotterdam

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam.
    FAQs

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

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

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Rotterdam, 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: Recommended

    The information above was last checked on 1/9/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Zurich to Rotterdam before traveling.

    Return travel from Netherlands to Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Zurich from Rotterdam?

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

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

    Requirements for reentering:

    • There are no current restrictions

    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:

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

    Last checked on 1/24/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Zurich from Rotterdam.

    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Zurich to Rotterdam to cost as little as $46 (€40)  in the next 7 days.
    The train price between Zurich and Rotterdam is on average $49 (€43)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
    You should expect to travel around 363 miles (585 km)  from Zurich to Rotterdam by train.
    The Zurich to Rotterdam train duration is on average 11 h 26 min, which is to be expected when traveling 363 miles (585 km) from Zurich to Rotterdam. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    Some of the Zurich train stations to Rotterdam you can start your journey from include Zürich HB, Zürich Oerlikon and Zürich Altstetten. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Rotterdam include Rotterdam Centraal and Rotterdam Noord.

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

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Zürich HB, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center of Zurich.

    The most popular arrival train station, Rotterdam Centraal, is located 0.6 miles (875 m) away from the city center of Rotterdam.

    If you're looking for trains from Zurich to Rotterdam, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Rotterdam. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Zurich to Rotterdam journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    The earliest train departing from Zurich to Rotterdam leaves at 8: 59 PM. The last train departing from Zurich to Rotterdam leaves at 8: 59 PM. You can find the latest Zurich to Rotterdam train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    If you buy the Zurich to Rotterdam train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $49 (€43). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Rotterdam from Zurich. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this connection

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    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 Rotterdam.

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