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.
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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.
|Distance||363 miles (585 km)|
|Average train duration||11 h 26 min|
|Average train ticket price||$49 (€43)|
|Train providers||Deutsche 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.
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 (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 between Zurich, Switzerland and Rotterdam, 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 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.
Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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