How to travel from Zurich to Zaventem

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Travel Information to Zaventem from Zurich

distanceDistance304 miles (490 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $151
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 12 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $151 (€143) • 7 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesSwiss or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 304 miles (490 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Zurich to Zaventem. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 7 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Swiss or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Zurich to Zaventem.

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Travel from Zurich, Switzerland to Zaventem, Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Zaventem from Zurich restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Zaventem, Belgium from Zurich?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Zaventem, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 9/12/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Zaventem from Zurich closer to your planned date of departure here.

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Belgium?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Zurich, Switzerland was last verified on 9/18/22. 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 Zurich from Zaventem.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Zaventem from Zurich. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Zaventem from Zurich is by taking a bus with an average price of $10 (€9).

This is compared to other travel options to Zaventem:

A bus is generally $142 (€134) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $151 (€143) from Zurich to Zaventem.

A bus is $47 (€45) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Zurich to Zaventem costing on average $57 (€54).

The fastest way from Zurich to Zaventem is by flight with an average journey time of 7 h 35 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Zaventem by bus can take on average 12 h 35 min.

In comparison, getting to Zaventem by train can take on average 10 h 10 min.

The distance is approximately 304 miles (490 km) from Zurich to Zaventem.

The average frequency per day from Zurich to Zaventem is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Zurich to Zaventem depart from Zürich, Sihlquai Bus Terminal (Carparkplatz Sihlquai) to Zaventem, Brussels Airport Leopoldlaan (Parking P16).
  • Most travelers board their plane from Zurich Airport and arrive in Brussels Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Zürich HB to Brussels Airport-Zaventem.

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

  • Travel with Swiss for flights to Zaventem. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Swiss Zurich to Zaventem tickets on Omio for $151 (€143).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Zaventem by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Zurich to Zaventem for $57 (€54) on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Zurich to Zaventem often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Lille, Antwerp or Ghent. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Zurich and Zaventem itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Zaventem and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Zurich to Zaventem, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $10 (€9) one way for this trip.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $151 (€143) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $57 (€54) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Zurich to Zaventem tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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