The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Zurich to Brussels is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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It's difficult to get from Zurich to Brussels without transferring at least 2 times.
|Distance||306 miles (493 km)|
|Average train duration||10 h 27 min|
|Average train ticket price||$116 (€101)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Zurich to Brussels cover the 306 miles (493 km) long journey taking on average 10 h 27 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $116 (€101), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $81 (€70). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.
Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Zurich and Brussels from $80 (€70). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider 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 Zurich to Brussels train.
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Brussels, Belgium by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Belgium, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 1/9/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Brussels from Zurich before traveling.
The restriction level for your return train to Zurich, Switzerland from Brussels is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zurich from Brussels closer to your date of departure here here.
When taking the train from Zurich to Brussels, you can choose to depart from train stations like Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich Oerlikon. Your trip can end in train stations such as Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Zürich HB and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Zürich HB and need to travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Brussels most often arrive at Bruxelles-Midi and need to travel around 2 miles (3.2 km) from this train station to the city center.
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