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Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Zurich

Showing times and prices for 14 Apr

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

Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
08:257h35
Brussels-Midi
16:00Zürich Hbf
£1771One-way
1 change

Train timetableBrussels to Zurich

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Deutsche Bahn
08:257h35
Brussels-Midi
16:00Zürich Hbf
1 change

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Train times from Brussels to Zurich

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Fastest Journey

7 h 35 m

Average

7 h 35 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

493 km

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

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Deutsche Bahn
08:257h35
Brussels-Midi
16:00Zürich Hbf
£1771One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Brussels to Zurich

distanceDistance306 miles
durationAverage train duration7 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price£167 (€185)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, BSB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or TGV INOUI

Trains from Brussels to Zurich cover the 306 miles long route taking on average 7 h 35 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, BSB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or TGV INOUI. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £98, but the average price of train tickets is £167. Travellers depart most frequently from Brussels-Midi and arrive in Zürich Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn, BSB and ÖBB | Euro City (EC) trains Brussels to Zurich

Find the best trains to Zurich from Brussels with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn, BSB and ÖBB | Euro City (EC) from £55. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Brussels to Zurich train.

Brussels to Zurich train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 35 min
  • Cheapest Price: £55

Trains from Brussels to Zurich

While there are no direct services to Zurich from Brussels, travelling by train between the two cities is cost-effective compared to flying and much faster than making the journey by coach. There are six departures a day with journey times of between 7.5 and 8.5 hours plus one evening departure that involves several connections and an arrival mid-morning the following day. All departures are from Brussels-Midi Station with routes terminating at Zurich HB.

Which train companies travel from Brussels to Zurich?

All routes to Zurich from Brussels are provided by Deutsch Bahn (DB). German-owned, this is the largest provider of rail services in the world, operating suburban, regional, intercity and international routes. Deutsche Bahn rolling stock is modern with comfortable and spacious carriages that offer toilets, Wi-Fi, luggage storage space, power outlets and catering services.

How long is the train from Brussels to Zurich?

Most trains from Brussels to Zurich require one or two connections and have journey times of between 7.5 and 8.5 hours. Transfers are made at Cologne, Frankfurt or Mannheim stations. There is also one evening service that involves five connections, a much longer journey time and arrives the following day.

How many trains are there from Brussels to Zurich?

There are at least six trains a day to Zurich from Brussels with the first train departing in the early morning. The last fast route with just one or two connections leaves in the afternoon. A similar timetable is in place seven days a week although the first departure on Sundays is later.

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

Departure train station: All trains to Zurich from Brussels depart from the centrally located Brussels-Midi Station. This busy station is a main hub for intercity and international train services and is part of a transport network that includes taxis, local and long-distance buses and Metro trains. There is also a regular shuttle link from Brussels-Midi to Brussels Charleroi Airport. Among the station facilities are parking, Wi-Fi, left luggage storage, shops, bars and restaurants.

Arrival train station: Trains to Zurich from Brussels arrive at Zurich HB, the largest station in Switzerland and part of a transport network of local buses and trains as well as trams. Facilities at Zurich HB include taxi ranks, parking, Wi-Fi, left luggage storage, shops, bars and restaurants.


Deutsche Bahn Trains from Brussels to Zurich

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Deutsche Bahn is Germany's leading train company, running 40,000 train journeys every day. Deutsche Bahn has a wide range of tickets, offers and discount cards such as the BahnCard. Check if you can use it on the Deutsche Bahn trains from Brussels to Zurich. For more information on ticket cancellation, please visit our customer service centre.

Deutsche Bahn has different types of trains such as ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regional Rail) based on travel time and comfort. Toilets are available on all trains and some of them have an onboard restaurant or access to Wi-Fi.

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FAQs: Brussels to Zurich train

FAQs: Travel by train from Brussels 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 Brussels to Zurich.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Brussels to Zurich can start from as little as £98 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Brussels to Zurich is £167; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Brussels to Zurich train time is 7 h 35 min   covering the 306 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Brussels to Zurich leaves at 07: 23. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Brussels to Zurich leaves at 20: 55.
There are 3 trains a day from Brussels to Zurich which require at least one change with Deutsche Bahn, BSB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or TGV INOUI. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Zurich. Take the fast train with TGV INOUI from Brussels to Zurich.
When taking a train from Brussels to Zurich, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, BSB, ÖBB | Euro City (EC) or TGV INOUI for the best way to get you to Zurich. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Brussels and Zurich and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 55.

When departing from Brussels, you have various train station options to start your route from including Brussels-Midi, Brussels-Central and Brussels-North. When arriving in Zurich, you can end your trip in train stations like Zürich Hbf, Zurich Airport and Zürich Stadelhofen.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Brussels-Midi, which is located around 2 miles (3.2 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 for a train from Brussels to Zurich is September.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Brussels and Zurich including taking a coach, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Brussels and Zurich

Brussels
Zurich
Brussels-Midi is the most popular Brussels 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 Brussels for your journey to Zurich.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+32 25282828
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 45 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Brussels-Midi
Metro lines: 2, 6
Tram lines: 3, 4
Bus lines: 116, 117, 118, 136, 141, 142, 170, 171, 365a, W
Train lines: TGV, ICE, IC, ICD, Eurostar, Thalys
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+32 25282828
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 15 - 22: 00
Public transport options for Brussels-Central
Metro lines: 1, 5
Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Brussels National AirportATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Brussels-LuxembourgParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Brussels-SchumanParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility

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