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from Zurich to Amsterdam

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

Our recommendation

To get from Zurich to Amsterdam on 30 Sep we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:59Zürich HB8h36 18:35Amsterdam Centraal
3 changes
£811One-way
Cheapest
13:08Zürich HB10h27 23:35Amsterdam Centraal
3 changes
£611One-way
Other options
13:08Zürich HB8h50 21:58Amsterdam Centraal
2 changes
£711One-way
07:59Zürich HB8h36 16:35Amsterdam Centraal
3 changes
£811One-way
15:59Zürich HB8h52 00:51Amsterdam Centraal
5 changes
£711One-way

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Wed
29 Sep
£63Deutsche Bahn
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£181tab
Thu
30 Sep
£54Deutsche Bahn
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£181Swiss
Fri
1 Oct
£63Deutsche Bahn
£48Flixbus
£150Swiss
Sat
2 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn
£50Flixbus
£122Swiss
Sun
3 Oct
£45Deutsche Bahn
£50Flixbus
£137Swiss
Mon
4 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn with connection
£50Flixbus
£122Swiss
Tue
5 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn
£53Flixbus
£101Swiss
Wed
6 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn
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£122Swiss
Thu
7 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn
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£115Swiss
Fri
8 Oct
£45Deutsche Bahn
£56Flixbus
£180Air France
Sat
9 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn
£50Flixbus
£101Swiss
Sun
10 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn
£60Flixbus
£101Swiss
Mon
11 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn
£53Flixbus
£101Swiss
Tue
12 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn
£53Flixbus
£101Swiss
Wed
13 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn
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£117Swiss
Thu
14 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn
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£122Swiss
Fri
15 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn
£42Flixbus
£115Air France
Sat
16 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn
£45Flixbus
£83Swiss
Sun
17 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn
£50Flixbus
£83Swiss
Mon
18 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn
£45Flixbus
£101Swiss
Tue
19 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn
£42Flixbus
£83Swiss

Travel Information from Zurich to Amsterdam

distanceDistance381 miles (615 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£34 - £195
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £34 • 8 h 29 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £195 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesCityjet, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, coach 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 £34. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Cityjet, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Zurich to Amsterdam.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Zurich, Switzerland?

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

Is international entry into Amsterdam from Zurich restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands 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 26/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Zurich and Amsterdam closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Netherlands?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland 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 Zurich, Switzerland was last verified on 23/09/2021. 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 Zurich from Amsterdam.

How do you get from Zurich to Amsterdam?

You can travel to Amsterdam from Zurich 3 different ways: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Zurich and Amsterdam?

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

This is compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

A train is about £161 less than a flight, which costs on average £195 for this trip.

A train is £13 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Zurich to Amsterdam costing on average £47.

What is the quickest way from Zurich to Amsterdam?

The fastest way from Zurich to Amsterdam is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.

Other travel options to Amsterdam from Zurich can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Amsterdam by coach can take on average 14 h 10 min.

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

What is the distance from Zurich to Amsterdam?

The distance from Zurich to Amsterdam is approximately 381 miles (615 km).

How many services a day are there between Zurich and Amsterdam?

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Amsterdam is:

  • 6 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Amsterdam from Zurich as scheduled services by flight, coach 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 when travelling from Zurich to Amsterdam:

  • Most travellers who book a plane ticket from Zurich to Amsterdam depart from Zurich Airport to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
  • Most travellers board their coach from Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and arrive in Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Zurich to Amsterdam depart from Zürich HB to Amsterdam Centraal.
Which travel companies 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 £195 with Cityjet from Zurich to Amsterdam.
  • You can travel by coach between Zurich and Amsterdam with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Zurich to Amsterdam tickets for £47 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Zurich to Amsterdam with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Zurich to Amsterdam tickets for £34 on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Zurich to Amsterdam?

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

  • You'll find direct flight services to Amsterdam with KLM or Swiss.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Amsterdam tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Amsterdam from Zurich ends?
Omio customers who travel from Zurich to Amsterdam often also extend their holiday 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 purchase Zurich to Amsterdam tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £195 one way on average.
  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £47 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is £34 one way on average for this trip.

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.