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from Zurich to Bruges

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Travel Information from Zurich to Bruges

distanceDistance357 miles (575 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£40 - £44
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £40 • 10 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £41 • 1 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 357 miles (575 km) between Zurich and Bruges. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £40. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Swiss, Flixbus 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.

Does Belgium have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling to Bruges from Zurich?

Travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Bruges, Belgium is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bruges from Zurich restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Bruges, Belgium?

The government of Belgium 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 20/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Zurich and Bruges closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Bruges, Belgium?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Belgium?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • 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 20/01/2022. 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 Bruges.

What are my Zurich to Bruges travel options?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Zurich to Bruges?

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Zurich to Bruges. Tickets for a train cost on average £40.

This is compared to other travel options to Bruges:

A train is about £1 less than a flight, which costs on average £41 for this journey.

A train is generally £4 less than a coach for the same trip. A coach costs on average £44 from Zurich to Bruges.

What is the fastest way to get from Zurich to Bruges?

The quickest way to travel between Zurich and Bruges is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 45 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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In comparison, taking a train requires on average 10 h 25 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Zurich to Bruges would I travel?

The distance between Zurich and Bruges is around 357 miles (575 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Bruges is:

  • 2 trains per day.

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

When going from Zurich to Bruges, where do I depart from Zurich and where do I arrive in Bruges?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Zurich to Bruges:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and arrive in Bruges, Sint-Michiels Station West.
  • Most travellers board their train from Zürich HB and arrive in Brugge.

Which travel companies can get me from Zurich to Bruges?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Zurich to Bruges:

  • You can travel from Zurich to Bruges by flight with Swiss. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £41 with Swiss from Zurich to Bruges.
  • You can go to Bruges from Zurich by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £44 with Flixbus from Zurich to Bruges on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Zurich to Bruges with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Zurich to Bruges tickets for £40 on Omio.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Bruges from Zurich?

Looking to extend your trip from Zurich to Bruges? Many Omio customers who go from Zurich to Bruges usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Brussels, Amsterdam or Paris. If you're looking to explore Brussels, Amsterdam or Paris from Bruges, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When should I purchase a ticket to Bruges from Zurich online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £41 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a coach ticket is £44 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is £40 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Bruges tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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