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from Zurich to Amsterdam

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To get from Zurich to Amsterdam on Dec 6 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:35PMZurich Airport1h45 07:20PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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$3011One-way
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06:45AMZurich Airport25h50 08:35AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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12:30PMZurich Airport1h40 02:10PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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10:30AMZurich Airport5h20 03:50PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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10:30AMZurich Airport7h50 06:20PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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Dec 5
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Dec 6
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Dec 7
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Dec 8
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Dec 9
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Dec 10
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Dec 11
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Dec 12
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Dec 13
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Dec 14
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Dec 15
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Dec 16
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Dec 17
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Dec 18
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Dec 19
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Dec 20
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Dec 21
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Dec 22
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Dec 23
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Dec 24
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Travel Information to Amsterdam from Zurich

distanceDistance381 miles (615 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$46 - $262
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $46 (€38) • 8 h 29 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $262 (€218) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesCityjet, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 381 miles (615 km) to Amsterdam from Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $46 (€38). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Cityjet, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Zurich to Amsterdam.

How to get from Zürich to Amsterdam

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Zürich to Amsterdam, 51,53% 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 Zürich to Amsterdam 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 international travel restrictions for Netherlands due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling to Amsterdam from Zurich?

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

Can travelers from Switzerland enter Netherlands?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Amsterdam from Zurich?

Conditions of entry 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 12/1/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Zurich and Amsterdam.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Zurich, Switzerland from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

Is my journey back to Zurich from Amsterdam restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Tests performed on days 4 and 7 of 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland 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 Switzerland was last checked on 11/29/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Zurich to Amsterdam?

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

What is the cheapest way from Zurich to Amsterdam?

The cheapest way to travel to Amsterdam from Zurich is by taking a train with an average price of $46 (€38).

This is compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

A train is generally $216 (€180) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $262 (€218) from Zurich to Amsterdam.

Taking a train is usually $18 (€15) less than taking a bus to Amsterdam, which costs on average $64 (€53) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel from Zurich to Amsterdam?

The quickest way to travel from Zurich to Amsterdam is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 14 h 10 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 8 h 29 min.

How far is Amsterdam from Zurich?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Amsterdam is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Zurich? Where do I arrive in Amsterdam?

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

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

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

  • You can take a flight from Zurich to Amsterdam with Cityjet. Cheap tickets can be found for $262 (€218) with Cityjet from Zurich to Amsterdam.
  • You can travel to Amsterdam from Zurich by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $64 (€53) with Flixbus from Zurich to Amsterdam.
  • You can go to Amsterdam from Zurich by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $46 (€38) with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Amsterdam on Omio.
Is there a direct service to Amsterdam from Zurich?

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

  • You can take a direct flight with KLM or Swiss.

Direct services to Amsterdam 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 trip.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Zurich to Amsterdam?
Omio customers who travel from Zurich to Amsterdam often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, London or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Amsterdam and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I book Zurich to Amsterdam tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Zurich to Amsterdam, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $262 (€218) one way on average.
  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $64 (€53) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $46 (€38) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Amsterdam tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.