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Train Information to Zaventem from Zurich

distanceDistance304 miles (490 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Zurich to Zaventem cover the 304 miles (490 km) long route taking on average 10 h 43 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Brussels Airport-Zaventem.

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Zaventem from Zurich?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Zaventem, Belgium by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Belgium from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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

All travelers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/29/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Zaventem from Zurich as this information can change.

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

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Zaventem to Zurich is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Belgium?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

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

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Tests performed on days 4 and 7 of 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 Zurich, Switzerland?

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

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

Last checked on 11/29/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Zurich from Zaventem here.

How many miles is it from Zurich to Zaventem by train?
The train distance from Zurich to Zaventem is around 304 miles (490 km).
How long is the train between Zurich and Zaventem?
While the time it takes to travel 304 miles (490 km) from Zurich to Zaventem can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Zurich to Zaventem train journey time is on average 10 h 43 min.
When traveling by train from Zurich to Zaventem, which train station in Zurich do I depart from and which train station in Zaventem do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Zurich, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. When you arrive in Zaventem, your train can arrive in train stations including Brussels Airport-Zaventem and Zaventem.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Zürich HB   to Brussels Airport-Zaventem.

Where is the Zurich train station located? Where is the Zaventem train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Zürich HB, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Zurich. The most popular arrival train station in Zaventem, called Brussels Airport-Zaventem, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city center.

How many trains per day are there to Zaventem from Zurich?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Zurich to Zaventem. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zurich
Zaventem
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 Zaventem.