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Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Zurich

Showing times and prices for 20 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
08:419h19
Amsterdam Centraal
18:00Zürich Hbf
£1531One-way
5 changes
Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:249h36
Amsterdam Centraal
18:00Zürich Hbf
£1531One-way
3 changes
Deutsche Bahn
08:087h52
Amsterdam Centraal
16:00Zürich Hbf
£1641One-way
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
08:088h44
Amsterdam Centraal
16:52Zürich Hbf
£1641One-way
2 changes

Train timetableAmsterdam to Zurich

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 20 April
Deutsche Bahn
08:087h52
Amsterdam Centraal
16:00Zürich Hbf
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
08:088h44
Amsterdam Centraal
16:52Zürich Hbf
2 changes
Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:249h36
Amsterdam Centraal
18:00Zürich Hbf
3 changes
Deutsche Bahn
08:419h19
Amsterdam Centraal
18:00Zürich Hbf
5 changes

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Train times from Amsterdam to Zurich

Showing times and prices for 20 Apr

Fastest Journey

7 h 52 m

Average

8 h 52 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

615 km

To travel from Amsterdam to Zurich you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
08:087h52
Amsterdam Centraal
16:00Zürich Hbf
£1641One-way
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
08:088h44
Amsterdam Centraal
16:52Zürich Hbf
£1641One-way
2 changes
Deutsche Bahn
08:419h19
Amsterdam Centraal
18:00Zürich Hbf
£1531One-way
5 changes
Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:249h36
Amsterdam Centraal
18:00Zürich Hbf
£1531One-way
3 changes

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Overview: Train from Amsterdam to Zurich

distanceDistance381 miles
durationAverage train duration8 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price£109 (€121)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, PKP Intercity, ÖBB | ICE or SBB

Trains from Amsterdam to Zurich cover the 381 miles long trip taking on average 8 h 28 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, PKP Intercity, ÖBB | ICE or SBB. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £60, but the average price of train tickets is £109. Travellers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Zürich Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE and SBB trains Amsterdam to Zurich

You can travel by train from Amsterdam to Zurich with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE and SBB for as low as £45. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

The ÖBB ICE is a high-speed train service operated by the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB). It is one of the most popular train services in Austria, offering fast and comfortable journeys between major cities. The ICE trains are modern and well-equipped, with comfortable seating, air-conditioning, and power sockets. There are three types of ICE trains: ICE T, ICE S, and ICE Sprinter. The ICE T is the fastest, with speeds of up to 230 km/h, while the ICE S and ICE Sprinter offer slightly slower speeds. The ÖBB ICE offers a range of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include a restaurant car, free Wi-Fi, and a range of entertainment options. The most popular routes for the ÖBB ICE include Vienna to Salzburg, Vienna to Innsbruck, and Vienna to Graz. These routes offer stunning views of the Austrian countryside and provide a convenient way to travel between major cities.

    Trains from Amsterdam to Zurich

    Trains are a great way to reach Zurich from Amsterdam. Transit company DB, in coordination with other companies, operates the trains along this route. Trains are indirect but follow efficient routes with 1 to 5 changes, for a total duration between 7 hours and 22 minutes and 15 hours and 11 minutes.

    Amsterdam to Zurich train times: daily departures

    There are over 30 daily trains from Amsterdam to Zurich. Train departures begin at around 5:30 a.m. and the last train of the day departs at around 10:30 p.m. There are typically between 5 and 7 hourly trains during peak travel times such as in the morning around 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m., and in the evening around 5:00 p.m. 

    How long is the journey by train from Amsterdam to Zurich?

    The train from Amsterdam to Zurich is 7 hours and 22 minutes to 15 hours and 11 minutes in duration, but there are numerous daily trains with a travel time under 10 hours. The fastest trains have departures scheduled evenly throughout the day. 

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Amsterdam to Zurich?

    Departure stations: Trains depart either Amsterdam's Sloterdijk or Centraal Stations. Sloterdijk is 3.6 miles northwest of the city center and passengers can reach it with an 8-10 minute ride on the public bus. Centraal is roughly a mile from the city center and can be reached with a 20-30 minute walk or ride on the public bus. Sloterdijk and Centraal have a handful of dining and shopping establishments, and services for those with limited mobility.

    Arrival station: Trains arrive at Zurich Central Station, known locally as Zurich Hauptbahnhof. This station is located directly in the city center by River Limmat, and has numerous shopping and dining amenities for passengers to enjoy from gifts and books to clothes and luxury items. There are also financial services as well as services for those with limited mobility.

    Which train companies travel from Amsterdam to Zurich?

    Major European transport company DB, or Deutsche Bahn, operate the trains from Amsterdam to Zurich in cooperation with other train companies for some of the changes. Some of the available routes contain changes with Eurostar trains. DB trains to Zurich have 1 to 5 changes, but the fastest trains are not necessarily those with 1 change. 

    DB Amsterdam to Zurich

    DB operates efficient indirect trains from Amsterdam to Zurich that make 2 to 5 stops on the way. Trains stop in Dusseldorf, Mannheim, and Karlsruhe, among others. There are over 30 trains along this route on a daily basis and train schedules are similar across weekdays and weekends. The fastest trains depart all throughout the day.

    Amsterdam to Zurich trains: services on board

    DB trains from Amsterdam to Zurich include services such as power outlets, bathrooms, and food available for purchase, as well as WiFi on select journeys. There are first- and second-class cabin options, and it is possible to reserve seats or cabins. DB has great services for those with limited mobility but it is important to contact DB directly regarding your specific requirements.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Zurich?

    To get cheap Amsterdam to Zurich tickets, it's important to plan ahead and look for tickets in advance. Be flexible with your travel dates to score great deals, and remember that slower journeys with more connections tend to be cheaper.

    FAQs: Amsterdam to Zurich train

    FAQs: Travel by train from Amsterdam to Zurich 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 Amsterdam to Zurich.
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Zurich can start from as little as £60 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Amsterdam to Zurich is £109; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    The train time to Zurich from Amsterdam is on average 8 h 28 min   for the 381 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Zurich from Amsterdam by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Amsterdam to Zurich leaves at 07: 08. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Amsterdam to Zurich leaves at 22: 01.
    Yes, there's a high-speed train to Zurich. Take the fast train with ÖBB | ICE from Amsterdam to Zurich.
    For the best Amsterdam to Zurich train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, PKP Intercity, ÖBB | ICE or SBB. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Zurich from Amsterdam to compare what amenities they may offer.
    No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 01.

    When departing from Amsterdam, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Amstel. When arriving in Zurich, you can end your route in train stations like Zürich Hbf, Zurich Airport and Zürich Stadelhofen.

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Zürich Hbf, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.

    The cheapest month to travel from Amsterdam to Zurich by train is May.
    It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Amsterdam and Zurich including taking a coach, train or flight.

    Important Stations and Airports in Amsterdam and Zurich

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    Zurich
    Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your journey to Zurich.
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    Phone Number
    +31 302357822
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 59
    Public transport options for Amsterdam Centraal
    Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
    Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
    Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
    Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
    Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet
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