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from Zurich to Brussels

You can get from Zurich to Brussels by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Zurich to Brussels on 24 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

15:37Zürich HB7h58 23:35Brussels-Midi
4 changes
£881One-way
Cheapest
01:08Zürich HB10h27 11:35Brussels-Midi
3 changes
£711One-way
Other options
01:08Zürich HB10h27 11:35Brussels-Midi
2 changes
£711One-way
15:10Zürich HB8h25 23:35Brussels-Midi
3 changes
£881One-way
15:10Zürich HB8h25 23:35Brussels-Midi
2 changes
£881One-way

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Sat
23 Oct
£71Deutsche Bahn
£59Flixbus
£353Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
24 Oct
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£57Flixbus
£303KLM
Mon
25 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn with connection
£38Flixbus
£234Cityjet
Tue
26 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn
£47Flixbus
£209KLM
Wed
27 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£147KLM
Thu
28 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn
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£183KLM
Fri
29 Oct
£88Deutsche Bahn
£62Flixbus
£202Sas Airways
Sat
30 Oct
£34Deutsche Bahn
£46Flixbus
£183KLM
Sun
31 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn
£50Flixbus
£146KLM
Mon
1 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£53Flixbus
£146KLM
Tue
2 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
£38Flixbus
£147KLM
Wed
3 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£147KLM
Thu
4 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
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£147KLM
Fri
5 Nov
£42Deutsche Bahn
£44Flixbus
£131KLM
Sat
6 Nov
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£42Flixbus
£131KLM
Sun
7 Nov
£35Deutsche Bahn
£50Flixbus
£117KLM
Mon
8 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
£32Flixbus
£117KLM
Tue
9 Nov
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£32Flixbus
£117KLM
Wed
10 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
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£117KLM
Thu
11 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
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£117KLM
Fri
12 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
£44Flixbus
£165KLM

Travel Information from Zurich to Brussels

distanceDistance306 miles (493 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£37 - £284
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £37 • 13 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £284 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 306 miles (493 km) between Zurich and Brussels. 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 £37. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Vueling, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Zurich to Brussels.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Brussels, Belgium from Zurich, Switzerland currently allowed?

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

Is international entry into Brussels 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 Brussels, Belgium from Zurich?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Brussels, 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 20/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Zurich and Brussels closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Zurich, Switzerland from Brussels, 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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • 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 15/10/2021. 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 Brussels.

How do I travel to Brussels from Zurich?

You can travel between Zurich and Brussels 3 different ways: flight, coach or train.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Zurich to Brussels, which costs on average £37.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Brussels:

A coach is generally £247 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £284 from Zurich to Brussels.

A coach is about £16 less than a train, which costs on average £53 for this trip.

What is the quickest way from Zurich to Brussels?

The quickest way to travel between Zurich and Brussels is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Brussels by coach can take on average 13 h 25 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 36 min   on average.

What is the distance from Zurich to Brussels?

Brussels is approximately 306 miles (493 km) away from Zurich.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Zurich to Brussels?

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Brussels is:

  • 2 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Zurich to Brussels?

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

  • Flights from Zurich to Brussels most often leave from Zurich Airport and arrive in Brussels Airport.
  • Coaches from Zurich to Brussels most often leave from Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
  • Trains from Zurich to Brussels most often leave from Zürich HB and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.
Which travel companies can take me from Zurich to Brussels?

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

  • You can travel by plane to Brussels from Zurich with Vueling, and you can find Vueling Zurich to Brussels tickets for £284 on Omio.
  • You can go to Brussels from Zurich by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £37 with Flixbus from Zurich to Brussels on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Zurich to Brussels with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for £53 with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Brussels.
Can I travel directly from Zurich to Brussels?

Yes, there are direct services available from Zurich to Brussels with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct flight with Swiss.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Brussels as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Brussels from Zurich.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Zurich to Brussels?
Omio customers who travel from Zurich to Brussels often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Amsterdam or London. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Brussels and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I book tickets between Zurich and Brussels online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing £284 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets are costing £37 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £53 one way on average.

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