Zurich to Brussels train

Cheap train tickets from Zurich to Brussels

Showing times and prices for Feb 01

Cheapest

116

Average

134

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.

Cheapest
04:37PMZürich HB14h50 07:27AMBrussels-Midi
4 transfers
1161One-way
2nd Cheapest
04:59PMZürich HB14h28 07:27AMBrussels-Midi
4 transfers
1261One-way
05:59AMZürich HB7h36 01:35PMBrussels-Midi
2 transfers
1401One-way
07:59AMZürich HB7h36 03:35PMBrussels-Midi
2 transfers
1401One-way
12:08AMZürich HB11h27 11:35AMBrussels-Midi
2 transfers
1401One-way

Train schedule from Zurich to Brussels

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, February 1
12:08AMZürich HB11h27 11:35AMBrussels-Midi
2 transfers
05:59AMZürich HB7h36 01:35PMBrussels-Midi
2 transfers
07:59AMZürich HB7h36 03:35PMBrussels-Midi
2 transfers
09:59AMZürich HB7h36 05:35PMBrussels-Midi
2 transfers
11:59AMZürich HB7h36 07:35PMBrussels-Midi
2 transfers
04:37PMZürich HB14h50 07:27AMBrussels-Midi
4 transfers
04:59PMZürich HB14h28 07:27AMBrussels-Midi
4 transfers

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Fastest train times from Zurich to Brussels

Showing times and prices for Feb 01

Fastest Journey

7 h 36 m

Average

10 h 9 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

493 km

It's difficult to get from Zurich to Brussels without transferring at least 2 times.

Fastest
05:59AMZürich HB7h36 01:35PMBrussels-Midi
2 transfers
1401One-way
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07:59AMZürich HB7h36 03:35PMBrussels-Midi
2 transfers
1401One-way
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09:59AMZürich HB7h36 05:35PMBrussels-Midi
2 transfers
1401One-way
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11:59AMZürich HB7h36 07:35PMBrussels-Midi
2 transfers
1401One-way
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12:08AMZürich HB11h27 11:35AMBrussels-Midi
2 transfers
1401One-way

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Overview: Train from Zurich to Brussels

distanceDistance306 miles (493 km)
durationAverage train duration10 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price$116 (€101)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersDeutsche 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.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Brussels trains

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

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.

    Train tickets from Zürich to Brussels: when to book to save $

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 71 €
    2 weeks earlier 55 €29.%
    3 weeks earlier 50 €42%
    1 month before 49 €45%
    2 months earlier 52 €37%
    3 months earlier 46 €54%


    Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Zürich - Brussels. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

    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:

    • Buying your train ticket from Zürich - Brussels 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 42% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Zürich - Brussels with 2 months in advance you save up to about 37% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 54%.
    • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Zurich to Brussels

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Brussels 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 Brussels.
    FAQs

    Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Brussels, Belgium by train is: Unrestricted.

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

    International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Zurich?

    Conditions of entry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

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

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

    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.

    Is my return train into Zurich from Brussels restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

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

    Conditions of reentry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

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

    • Social distancing required: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask required: Regional advice

    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.

    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Zurich to Brussels to cost as little as $81 (€70)  in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Zurich to Brussels train price to come in at an average of $116 (€101)  one way.
    The distance to Brussels from Zurich by train is approximately 306 miles (493 km).
    The Zurich to Brussels train duration is on average 10 h 27 min, which is to be expected when traveling 306 miles (493 km) from Zurich to Brussels. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    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.

    If you're looking for trains from Zurich to Brussels, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn to get you to Brussels. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Zurich to Brussels route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    The average number of trains departing Zurich for Brussels is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    You can take the first train from Zurich to Brussels at 8: 59 PM. The last train from Zurich to Brussels that you can take departs at 8: 59 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Zurich to Brussels schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets between Zurich and Brussels within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $116 (€101) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Zurich to Brussels a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this connection

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    Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich 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 Zurich for your trip to Brussels.

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