How to travel from Brussels to Fribourg

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Travel Information to Fribourg from Brussels

distanceDistance306 miles (494 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$91 - $149
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $91 (€80) • 12 h 31 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $91 (€80) • 12 h 31 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 306 miles (494 km) between Brussels and Fribourg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 12 h 31 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $91 (€80). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Brussels to Fribourg.

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Travel between Brussels, Belgium and Fribourg, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Belgium enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Fribourg from Brussels?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Fribourg, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information was last checked on 1/24/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Brussels to Fribourg.

Return travel to Brussels, Belgium from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Belgium from Switzerland?

Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Belgium from Switzerland?

Requirements for reentering Belgium:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Belgium?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Belgium to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Brussels, Belgium was last verified on 1/9/23. 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 Brussels from Fribourg.

There are 4 ways to get from Brussels to Fribourg: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Fribourg is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $91 (€80) compared to other travel options to Fribourg:

Taking a train is about $57 (€50) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $149 (€130) for this journey.

A train is $29 (€26) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Brussels to Fribourg costing on average $121 (€106).

The fastest way to get to Fribourg from Brussels is by train with an average travel time of 12 h 31 min.

Other travel options to Fribourg can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 18 h 55 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 13 h 20 min.

Fribourg is approximately 306 miles (494 km) away from Brussels.

The average frequency per day from Brussels to Fribourg is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 11 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Brussels to Fribourg:

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Brussels to Fribourg depart from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) to Fribourg, Chemin St. Léonard.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Brussels to Fribourg depart from Bruxelles-Midi to Fribourg.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Brussels to Fribourg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Fribourg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Brussels to Fribourg tickets on Omio for $149 (€130).
  • KLM can take you to Fribourg by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for KLM from Brussels to Fribourg for $121 (€106).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Fribourg by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Brussels to Fribourg for $91 (€80) on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Brussels to Fribourg often also extend their vacation to go to Geneva, Paris or Zurich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Fribourg and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $149 (€130) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $121 (€106) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $91 (€80) one way on average.

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

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