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from Amsterdam to Zurich

You can get from Amsterdam to Zurich by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Amsterdam to Zurich on Oct 18 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:54PMAmsterdam Centraal11h32 07:26AMZürich HB
5 changes
$611One-way
Cheapest
09:24PMAmsterdam Centraal13h36 11:00AMZürich HB
5 changes
$471One-way
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02:54PMAmsterdam Centraal9h30 12:24AMZürich HB
6 changes
$741One-way
08:54AMAmsterdam Centraal9h06 06:00PMZürich HB
5 changes
$1111One-way
10:54AMAmsterdam Centraal9h06 08:00PMZürich HB
5 changes
$1111One-way

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Sun
Oct 17
$216Deutsche Bahn
$100Flixbus
$730Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Oct 18
$47Deutsche Bahn
$76Flixbus
$280KLM
Tue
Oct 19
$47Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$263KLM
Wed
Oct 20
$47Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$231KLM
Thu
Oct 21
$47Deutsche Bahn
$73Flixbus
$213Swiss
Fri
Oct 22
$47Deutsche Bahn
$82Flixbus
$264Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Oct 23
$47Deutsche Bahn
$71Flixbus
$182Swiss
Sun
Oct 24
$47Deutsche Bahn
$79Flixbus
$253Swiss
Mon
Oct 25
$47Deutsche Bahn
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Tue
Oct 26
$47Deutsche Bahn
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Wed
Oct 27
$47Deutsche Bahn
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$242KLM
Thu
Oct 28
$47Deutsche Bahn
$61Flixbus
$154Swiss
Fri
Oct 29
$49Deutsche Bahn
$71Flixbus
$154Swiss
Sat
Oct 30
$47Deutsche Bahn
$61Flixbus
$134Swiss
Sun
Oct 31
$47Deutsche Bahn
$74Flixbus
$172Air France
Mon
Nov 1
$47Deutsche Bahn
$98Flixbus
$187KLM
Tue
Nov 2
$47Deutsche Bahn
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$154Swiss
Wed
Nov 3
$47Deutsche Bahn
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$154Swiss
Thu
Nov 4
$47Deutsche Bahn
$61Flixbus
$98Eurowings
Fri
Nov 5
$47Deutsche Bahn
$69Flixbus
$134Swiss
Sat
Nov 6
$47Deutsche Bahn
$69Flixbus
$134Swiss

Travel Information from Amsterdam to Zurich

distanceDistance381 miles (615 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$68 - $166
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $68 (€55) • 13 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $166 (€135) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Swiss or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 381 miles (615 km) from Amsterdam to Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $68 (€55). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Swiss or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Amsterdam to Zurich.

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How to get from Amsterdam to Zürich

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Amsterdam to Zürich, 69,68% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Amsterdam to Zürich and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Zurich, Switzerland if I’m coming from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Zurich from Amsterdam restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Zurich, Switzerland from Amsterdam?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

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

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 10/15/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Amsterdam and Zurich closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Zurich, Switzerland?

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

Is my journey back to Amsterdam from Zurich restricted?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Amsterdam from Zurich?

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 10/13/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Amsterdam from Zurich closer to your date of departure here.

How do I reach Zurich from Amsterdam?

There are 3 ways to travel from Amsterdam to Zurich including taking a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Amsterdam to Zurich?

The cheapest way to travel to Zurich from Amsterdam is by taking a bus with an average price of $68 (€55).

This is compared to other travel options to Zurich:

Taking a bus is usually $98 (€80) less than taking a flight to Zurich, which costs on average $166 (€135) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $6 (€5) less than taking a train, which costs on average $74 (€60) for this route.

What is the fastest way from Amsterdam to Zurich?

The fastest way to get to Zurich from Amsterdam is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Zurich can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 13 h 45 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 9 h 30 min.

How far is Zurich from Amsterdam?

Zurich is approximately 381 miles (615 km) away from Amsterdam.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Amsterdam to Zurich?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Zurich is:

  • Around 4 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Amsterdam to Zurich as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling from Amsterdam to Zurich, where do I depart from Amsterdam and where do I arrive in Zurich?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Zurich:

  • Buses from Amsterdam to Zurich most often leave from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk and arrive in Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.
  • Flights mostly leave from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and tend to arrive in Zurich Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Zurich at Zürich HB.
Who can get me from Amsterdam to Zurich?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Zurich:

  • You can travel between Amsterdam and Zurich by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $68 (€55) with Flixbus from Amsterdam to Zurich.
  • You can travel by plane between Amsterdam and Zurich with Swiss, and you can find Swiss Amsterdam to Zurich tickets for $166 (€135) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Amsterdam to Zurich with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $74 (€60) with Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Zurich.
Can I travel directly between Amsterdam and Zurich?

Yes, there are direct routes from Amsterdam to Zurich with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by plane with KLM or Swiss.

Direct services to Zurich tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Amsterdam to Zurich?
Omio customers who travel from Amsterdam to Zurich often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Milan or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Zurich and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Amsterdam to Zurich one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Amsterdam to Zurich, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $68 (€55) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $166 (€135) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $74 (€60) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Amsterdam to Zurich online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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