Amsterdam to Zurich by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Amsterdam to Zurich by train
Fast trains from Amsterdam to Zurich take around 7 hours and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 615 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Amsterdam and Zurich.
1. Are there direct trains from Amsterdam to Zurich?
Journeys between Amsterdam and Zurich usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Amsterdam to Zurich every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 52 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Amsterdam to Zurich?
The Amsterdam to Zurich train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Amsterdam to Zurich train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Zurich is usually scheduled to depart Amsterdam around 04:19 and the last train is around 00:25.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Amsterdam around 04:46, and the last at 00:57.
What's the Amsterdam to Zurich train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Amsterdam to Zurich are $44.14.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $45 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $136. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Amsterdam to Zurich train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Amsterdam to Zurich by train.
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Which train companies operate between Amsterdam and Zurich?
More than one train company operates on the route from Amsterdam to Zurich, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- IC Direct
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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