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Trains from Brussels to Biel/Bienne
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Is cross-border travel by train between Brussels, Belgium and Biel/Bienne, Switzerland allowed?

Travel between Brussels, Belgium and Biel/Bienne, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Belgium?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Brussels?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 safety rules to follow in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland?

When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/26/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Brussels to Biel/Bienne before traveling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Belgium from Biel/Bienne, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return train to Brussels, Belgium from Biel/Bienne is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Brussels from Biel/Bienne restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Biel/Bienne?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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 safety rules to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 11/25/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Brussels from Biel/Bienne closer to your date of departure here here.

How far is it from Brussels to Biel/Bienne by train?
The distance to Biel/Bienne from Brussels by train is approximately 288 miles (464 km).
What is the Brussels to Biel/Bienne train travel time?
On average the Brussels to Biel/Bienne train travel time is 7 h 45 min  for the 288 miles (464 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Brussels to Biel/Bienne, which train station in Brussels do I depart from and which train station in Biel/Bienne do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Brussels to start your trip from including Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord. In Biel/Bienne you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Biel/Bienne, Biel/Bienne, Zentralplatz and Biel/Bienne, Schule Geyisried.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi   and arrive in Biel/Bienne.

Where is the train station in Brussels? Where is the train station in Biel/Bienne?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Biel/Bienne, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

How many trains per day are there between Brussels and Biel/Bienne?
The average number of trains departing Brussels for Biel/Bienne is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Brussels to Biel/Bienne? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the earliest train from Brussels to Biel/Bienne at 11: 25 AM   or take the last train from Brussels to Biel/Bienne leaving at 7: 25 PM. Look for the latest Brussels to Biel/Bienne train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

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Bruxelles-Midi is the most popular Brussels railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Brussels for your trip to Biel/Bienne.
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