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Zurich to Rotterdam by train
Fastest journey7hr 28m
Trains per day20
Avg. journey time10hr 47m
Travelling from Zurich to Rotterdam by train
Fast trains from Zurich to Rotterdam take around 7 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 585 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zurich and Rotterdam.
1. Are there direct trains from Zurich to Rotterdam?
Journeys between Zurich and Rotterdam usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Zurich to Rotterdam 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 23 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Zurich to Rotterdam?
The Zurich to Rotterdam train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Zurich to Rotterdam train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Rotterdam is usually scheduled to depart Zurich around 05:08 and the last train is around 00:08. This is the same at the weekend.
When to book Zurich to Rotterdam 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 Zurich to Rotterdam by train.
Which train companies operate between Zurich and Rotterdam?
More than one train company operates on the route from Zurich to Rotterdam, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- ABELLIO Rail NRW
- Eurocity (EC)
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Train Express Regional
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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