How to travel from Zurich to Mechelen

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from Zurich to Mechelen

How to get from Zurich to Mechelen by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Zurich to Mechelen is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Zurich to Mechelen

distanceDistance311 miles (502 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$62 - $254
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $62 (€54) • 9 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $193 (€169) • 7 h 47 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, SWISS or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 311 miles (502 km) from Zurich to Mechelen. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, SWISS or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Zurich to Mechelen.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Airlines and Train from Zurich to Mechelen

You can travel by travel from Zurich to Mechelen with Deutsche Bahn and SWISS. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel 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 Mechelen travel.

    Swiss is Switzerland’s leading airline and offers Economy and Business ticket fares for your next travel to Mechelen from Zurich.

      FAQs: Travel from Zurich to Mechelen

      FAQs: Travel to Mechelen 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 Mechelen.

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

      The cheapest way to travel to Mechelen from Zurich is a bus with an average price of $62 (€54).

      This is compared to other travel options from Zurich to Mechelen:

      A bus is $192 (€169) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $254 (€223) from Zurich to Mechelen.

      Taking a bus costs $131 (€115) less than taking a train, which costs on average $193 (€169) for the same trip.

      The fastest way from Zurich to Mechelen is by train with an average journey time of 7 h 47 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Mechelen that take longer:

      Getting to Mechelen by bus takes 9 h 5 min on average.

      Taking a flight requires on average 11 h 50 min of travel time.

      You should expect to travel around 311 miles (502 km) between Zurich and Mechelen.

      The average frequency per day from Zurich to Mechelen is:

      • 1 bus a day.
      • 1 train per day.

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

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Zurich to Mechelen:

      • Most travelers take a train from Zürich Hbf to Mechelen.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Zurich to Mechelen:

      • You can go to Mechelen from Zurich by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $62 (€54) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Zurich to Mechelen on Omio.
      • You can travel by train between Zurich and Mechelen with Deutsche Bahn or TGV INOUI, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Zurich to Mechelen tickets for $193 (€169) on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Zurich to Mechelen with the following travel companies:

      • You can find 1 direct bus per day to Mechelen with BlaBlaCar Bus.

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

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Zurich to Mechelen often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Brussels, Antwerp, Paris or Rotterdam. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Zurich and Mechelen itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Mechelen and any of these top destinations today!

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