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24 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn
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25 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn
£45Flixbus
Tue
26 Oct
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Wed
27 Oct
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28 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn
£49Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn
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30 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn
£53Flixbus
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31 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn
£63Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
£57Flixbus
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2 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
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3 Nov
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5 Nov
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6 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
£46Flixbus

Travel Information to Zurich from Rotterdam

distanceDistance363 miles (585 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£34 - £43
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £34 • 9 h 38 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £34 • 9 h 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a coach or train to travel 363 miles (585 km) from Rotterdam to Zurich. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 9 h 38 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £34. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Rotterdam to Zurich.

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

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

Is international entry into Zurich from Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 23/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Zurich from Rotterdam closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Zurich, Switzerland?

Return travel to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Switzerland?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Netherlands from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Rotterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 20/10/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Rotterdam from Zurich.

How do I go from Rotterdam to Zurich?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Rotterdam and Zurich. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Rotterdam to Zurich?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Rotterdam to Zurich. Tickets for a train cost on average £34.

This is compared to other travel options to Zurich:

A train is about £9 less than a coach, which costs on average £43 for this route.

What is the fastest way to get from Rotterdam to Zurich?

The quickest way to travel from Rotterdam to Zurich is by train, which takes on average 9 h 38 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 16 h   on average.

How many miles from Rotterdam to Zurich would I travel?

The distance between Rotterdam and Zurich is around 363 miles (585 km).

How many services a day are there to Zurich from Rotterdam?

The average frequency per day from Rotterdam to Zurich is:

  • 2 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Zurich from Rotterdam as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Rotterdam to Zurich:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Rotterdam, Conradstraat (Centraal Station) and arrive in Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai.
  • Trains most often depart from Rotterdam at Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Zurich at Zürich HB.
Which travel companies can get me from Rotterdam to Zurich?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Rotterdam to Zurich, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Zurich by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Rotterdam to Zurich tickets on Omio for £43.
  • Deutsche Bahn with connection can get you to Zurich by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Rotterdam to Zurich for £34 on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Rotterdam to Zurich?
Looking to extend your trip from Rotterdam to Zurich? Many Omio customers who go from Rotterdam to Zurich usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Munich. If you're looking to explore Paris, Milan or Munich from Zurich, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I purchase tickets between Rotterdam and Zurich online for the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £43 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £34 one way on average.

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