There are 10 ways to get from Belgium to Switzerland by plane, bus, train 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.

Recommended option

Fly Brussels to Basel  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL

$57 - $266

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Zurich 299

$39 - $70

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Fly Brussels to Zurich  •  3 h 49 min

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

$95 - $312

Fly Antwerp to Zurich  •  4 h 51 min

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

$69 - $419

Fly Brussels to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BRU - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso

$56 - $219

Fly Brussels to Milan Linate, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Linate (LIN) BRU - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano

$81 - $295

Train via Paris Est  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Paris Nord Tha
  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 / ...

$232 - $358

Train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Central to Luxembourg Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  3. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB Tgv / ...

$124 - $155

Bus Eurolines CH  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels North to Zurich

$63 - $90

Drive  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Zürich 390.1 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Belgium to Switzerland is to bus which costs 30€ - 65€ and takes 12 h.

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The quickest way to get from Belgium to Switzerland is to fly which takes 3 h 27 min and costs 45€ - 230€.

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The distance between Belgium and Switzerland is 501 km. The road distance is 624 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from Belgium to Switzerland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Belgium to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles-Central and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Luxembourg, Mulhouse Ville and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 4 min.

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What companies run services between Belgium and Switzerland?

Brussels Airlines, easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Schaerbeek to Basel 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Zürich via Gare Du Midi, Bruxelles Midi, Paris Nord, Paris Est, Strasbourg, Basel SBB, and Zürich HB in around 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
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 Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
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 Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
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
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Antwerp to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $320
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$26 - $28
First
$39
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.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
Train from Luxembourg to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $34
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $34
1st Class
$48 - $54
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Central to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
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 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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