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from Zurich to Brussels

You can get from Zurich to Brussels by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Zurich to Brussels on Nov 30 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:10PMZurich Airport3h20 10:30PMBrussels Airport
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$4691One-way
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07:10PMZurich Airport3h20 10:30PMBrussels Airport
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06:30AMZurich Airport3h40 10:10AMBrussels Airport
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05:30PMZurich Airport5h00 10:30PMBrussels Airport
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11:50AMZurich Airport5h40 05:30PMBrussels Airport
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Mon
Nov 29
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$318Cityjet
Tue
Nov 30
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$418KLM
Wed
Dec 1
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$226KLM
Thu
Dec 2
$48Deutsche Bahn
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$289KLM
Fri
Dec 3
$48Deutsche Bahn
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$226KLM
Sat
Dec 4
$45Deutsche Bahn
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$174KLM
Sun
Dec 5
$45Deutsche Bahn
$54Flixbus
$181KLM
Mon
Dec 6
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$226KLM
Tue
Dec 7
$45Deutsche Bahn
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$181KLM
Wed
Dec 8
$45Deutsche Bahn
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$181KLM
Thu
Dec 9
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$181KLM
Fri
Dec 10
$45Deutsche Bahn
$62Flixbus
$160KLM
Sat
Dec 11
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$147KLM
Sun
Dec 12
$45Deutsche Bahn
$60Flixbus
$160KLM
Mon
Dec 13
$45Deutsche Bahn
$47Flixbus
$160KLM
Tue
Dec 14
$45Deutsche Bahn
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$162KLM
Wed
Dec 15
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$160KLM
Thu
Dec 16
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$181KLM
Fri
Dec 17
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$68Flixbus
$253KLM
Sat
Dec 18
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$68Flixbus
$181KLM
Sun
Dec 19
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$80Flixbus
$162KLM

Travel Information from Zurich to Brussels

distanceDistance306 miles (493 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$51 - $388
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $51 (€42) • 13 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $388 (€320) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 306 miles (493 km) from Zurich to Brussels. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $51 (€42). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Vueling, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Zurich to Brussels.

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How to get from Zürich to Brussels

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Zürich to Brussels, 83,59% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Zürich to Brussels and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Brussels, Belgium?

Travel between Zurich, Switzerland and Brussels, Belgium is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Switzerland enter Belgium?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

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

Conditions of entry into Belgium:

  • 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

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 11/25/21. 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 Zurich to Brussels.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Zurich, Switzerland from Brussels, Belgium?

The current restriction level for returning to Zurich, Switzerland from Belgium is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Zurich, Switzerland from Brussels, Belgium?

Reentering Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Zurich from Brussels?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Switzerland must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/28/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Zurich from Brussels here.

How do I go from Zurich to Brussels?

There are 3 ways to get from Zurich to Brussels: flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Zurich to Brussels the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel to Brussels from Zurich is by taking a bus with an average price of $51 (€42).

This is compared to other travel options to Brussels:

Taking a bus is about $337 (€278) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $388 (€320) for this journey.

A bus is generally $22 (€18) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $73 (€60) from Zurich to Brussels.

What is the quickest way to get from Zurich to Brussels?

The fastest way from Zurich to Brussels is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Brussels that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 13 h 25 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 36 min   on average.

What is the distance between Zurich and Brussels?

Brussels is approximately 306 miles (493 km) away from Zurich.

How many services a day are there to Brussels from Zurich?

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Brussels is:

  • 2 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Brussels from Zurich as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Zurich and Brussels, what are the departure and arrival points in Zurich and Brussels?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Zurich to Brussels:

  • Flights mostly leave from Zurich Airport and tend to arrive in Brussels Airport.
  • Buses from Zurich to Brussels most often leave from Zürich, Bus-Parkplatz Sihlquai and arrive in Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi).
  • Trains mostly leave from Zürich HB and tend to arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.
Which travel companies can take me from Zurich to Brussels?

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

  • Travel with Vueling for flights to Brussels. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vueling Zurich to Brussels tickets on Omio for $388 (€320).
  • Flixbus can get you to Brussels by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Zurich to Brussels for $51 (€42) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Brussels by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Brussels for $73 (€60) on Omio.
Is there a direct service to Brussels from Zurich?

Yes, there are direct services available from Zurich to Brussels with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct flight with Swiss.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Brussels as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Zurich and Brussels.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Zurich to Brussels?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Zurich to Brussels often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or London. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Zurich and Brussels itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Brussels and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Zurich to Brussels tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $388 (€320) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets cost $51 (€42) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $73 (€60) one way on average.

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