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Trains Amsterdam to Zurich: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Amsterdam to Zurich by train

Journey duration 11 h 7 min
Connections per day 14
First departure 08:08
Last departure 20:48
Distance 382.1 mi
Departure Amsterdam
Arrival Zurich
Carriers SNCF, Deutsche Bahn, SBB

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Amsterdam - Zurich


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$ 100.75

Monday, August 8th 2022
Amsterdam Sloterdijk - Zurich
9:15pm - 9:40am
12h 25min
CO2: 21.66kg
By Flight

$ 168.00

Monday, August 8th 2022
Schiphol - Zurich
8:55pm - 11:30am
14h 35min
1 changes
CO2: 113.82kg

How long will it take me to travel from Amsterdam to Zurich by train?

The distance between Amsterdam and Zurich is around 382.8 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 11 h 10 min. However, the fastest routes between Amsterdam and Zurich take 7 h 52 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the departures from Amsterdam to Zurich?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Amsterdam to Zurich leaving at 07:46. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 20:48.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

Which stations can I use on the Amsterdam to Zurich route?

When traveling from Netherlands by train, you will be able to leave from stations like Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Holendrecht, Amsterdam Lelylaan, Diemen, Amsterdam Science Park, Amsterdam Muiderpoort, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Amsterdam Zuid and Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena. These routes will connect with stations including Zürich HB in Switzerland. An international journey may be complex and, depending on the cities you are traveling between, it could require a change during the route. Virail will show you which stations in Netherlands andSwitzerland have a direct connection between them, and which require an indirect journey. You may have to change along the way in order to get from your preferred station in Netherlands to your arrival point in Switzerland.

You will be able to leave Amsterdam by using stations such as Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Holendrecht, Amsterdam Lelylaan, Diemen, Amsterdam Science Park, Amsterdam Muiderpoort, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Amsterdam Zuid and Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena. These connect you to stations including Zürich HB in Zurich. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Amsterdam or in Zurich, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do departures from Amsterdam leave for Zurich?

On average, there are 14 daily departures from Amsterdam to Zurich. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 14 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include SNCF, Deutsche Bahn and SBB, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 2 departures from Amsterdam which travel directly to Zurich. There are 12 journeys with one change or more.


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