How to get from Zurich to Bruges

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Travel Information between Zurich and Bruges

distanceDistance357 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£45 - £137
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £45 • 22 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £137 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Vueling or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 357 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Zurich to Bruges. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £45. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Vueling or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Zurich to Bruges.

Travel Tips: Travel from Zurich to Bruges

Travel to Bruges 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 Zurich to Bruges.

International travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Bruges, Belgium is: Fully open.

Can I enter Belgium if coming from Switzerland?

Entry into Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bruges if travelling from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Bruges, Belgium due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Belgium must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 28/07/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Bruges from Zurich.

The restriction level for your return to Zurich, Switzerland from Belgium is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Zurich from Bruges restricted?

Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Zurich from Bruges?

Conditions of reentry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

You should observe these safety measures in Switzerland as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to Switzerland was last checked on 03/08/2022. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Zurich from Bruges closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to get from Zurich to Bruges: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Zurich to Bruges. Tickets for a coach cost on average £45.

This is compared to other travel options to Bruges:

A coach is about £92 less than a flight, which costs on average £137 for this route.

A coach is generally £19 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £64 from Zurich to Bruges.

The fastest way from Zurich to Bruges is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options between Zurich and Bruges can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 22 h 30 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 8 h 50 min.

The distance between Zurich and Bruges is around 357 miles.

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Bruges is:

  • Around 5 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Zurich and Bruges as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) and tend to arrive in Bruges, Sint-Michiels Station West.
  • Trains most often depart from Zurich at Zürich HB and arrive in Bruges at Brugge.

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Bruges by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Zurich to Bruges for £45.
  • Travel with Vueling to go to Bruges by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Vueling Zurich to Bruges tickets on Omio for £137.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Bruges by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Zurich to Bruges tickets on Omio for £64.
Many of our customers travelling from Zurich to Bruges don't make Bruges their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Brussels, Amsterdam or Paris, either of which you could add to your Zurich and Bruges trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bruges to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £45 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost £137 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £64 one way.

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

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