There are 10 ways to get from Bern to Belgium by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Bruxelles Midi Tgv

$200 - $262

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Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 5 min

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

$40 - $72

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Train via Paris Est  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi Tha

$230 - $352

Bus Eurolines CH  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Berne to Basel City Center Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Brussels North

$56 - $89

Drive  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Brussels 397.2 miles

$80 - $120

Train to Basel, fly to Brussels  •  4 h 38 min

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

$78 - $330

Train to Zurich, fly to Brussels  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Brussels (BRU) ZRH - BRU

$113 - $368

Train to Geneva, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Brussels (BRU) GVA - BRU

$90 - $281

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Brussels (BRU) SXB - BRU

$140 - $424

Train to Zurich, fly to Antwerp  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Antwerp (ANR) ZRH - ANR

$107 - $525

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Belgium is to bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 75 and takes 13 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Belgium is to train and fly which costs SFr 75 - SFr 330 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The distance between Bern and Belgium is 458 km. The road distance is 635.5 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 21 min to get from Bern to Belgium, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bern to Belgium station. However, there are services departing from Berne and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 5 min.

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What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Belgium?

You can take a train from Bern to Brussels via Basel SBB, Strasbourg, Bruxelles Midi, and Gare Du Midi in around 7 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bern to Brussels via Zurich in around 13 h 5 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Zurich to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
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 Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Strasbourg to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Strasbourg to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 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 Strasbourg to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berne to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Berne to Basel City Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch

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