There are 9 ways to get from Antwerp to Zürich by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Brussels to Zurich  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zurich (ZRH) BRU - ZRH

$97 - $313

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Bus  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Antwerp to Eindhoven 280 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Eindhoven to Zurich N831

$45 - $78

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Fly Antwerp to Zurich  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Zurich (ZRH) ANR - ZRH

$65 - $415

Fly Brussels to Basel, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$89 - $327

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Zurich  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Zurich (ZRH) AMS - ZRH

$96 - $336

Train via Paris Est  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$245 - $364

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord Ic
  2. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Zürich HB Ec

$182 - $290

Train, bus  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord Ic
  2. Take the bus from Brussels North to Zurich

$62 - $90

Drive  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Antwerp to Zürich 415 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Antwerp to Zürich is to bus which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 12 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Antwerp to Zürich is to fly which costs 80€ - 270€ and takes 4 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Antwerp to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Antwerp and arriving at Zurich via Eindhoven. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Antwerp to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Antwerpen-Centraal and arriving at Zürich HB via Paris Est, Strasbourg and Basel SBB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 31 min.

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The distance between Antwerp and Zürich is 523 km. The road distance is 664.1 km.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Zürich without a car is to train which takes 7 h 31 min and costs 200€ - 320€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Antwerp to Zürich, including transfers.

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Antwerp to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Antwerp station.

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Antwerp to Zürich train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Antwerpen-Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Antwerp to Zürich is to fly which takes 4 h 10 min and costs 80€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 200€ - 320€ and takes 7 h 31 min, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 70€ and takes 12 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Antwerp to Zürich bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Zurich station.

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  • Distance: 327 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

What companies run services between Antwerp, Belgium and Zürich, Switzerland?

Swiss and Lufthansa fly from Antwerp to Zürich every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Antwerp to Zürich via Paris-Nord, Paris Est, Strasbourg, and Basel SBB in around 7 h 31 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Antwerp to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $430
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$100 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $190
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
bahn.de
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Brussels North to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Antwerp to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Eindhoven to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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