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

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Train  •  7 h 11 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

$187 - $259

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Bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bern to Brussels, Brussels-North station N506

$35 - $65

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Train, bus  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Brussels North

$81 - $139

Drive  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Brussels 397.2 miles

$80 - $120

Train to Basel, fly to Brussels  •  4 h 44 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 47 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 41 min

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

$90 - $281

Train, bus to Milan Malpensa, fly to Brussels  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Domodossola
  2. Take the bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Brussels (BRU) MXP - BRU

$98 - $318

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Brussels  •  6 h 19 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 Basel, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BSL - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi

$129 - $329

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Brussels is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 65 and takes 9 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bern to Brussels is to train and fly which costs SFr 75 - SFr 330 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bern and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station station. Services depart four times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bern to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Bern and arriving at Bruxelles Midi via Basel SBB and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 11 min.

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The distance between Bern and Brussels is 489 km. The road distance is 635.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bern to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 7 h 11 min and costs SFr 180 - SFr 260.

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It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to get from Bern to Brussels, including transfers.

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Bern to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bern station.

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Bern to Brussels train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Bern station.

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The best way to get from Bern to Brussels is to train which takes 7 h 11 min and costs SFr 180 - SFr 260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 35 - SFr 65 and takes 9 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Bern to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 305.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 11 min

What companies run services between Bern, Switzerland and Brussels, Belgium?

You can take a train from Bern to Brussels via Basel SBB and Strasbourg in around 7 h 11 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bern to Brussels 4 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 9 h 35 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
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
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 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 Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
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 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $1,200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $320
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$330 - $600
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
Every 30 minutes
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
Train from Bern to Domodossola
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Bus operators
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 Bern to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
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
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Domodossola, Stazione to Malpensa, aeroporto
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Autoservizi Comazzi srl
Phone
0322 844 862
Email
comazzi@comazzibus.com
Website
comazzibus.com
Bus from Domodossola to Malpensa Airport T1
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
comazzibus.com

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Bern to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Bern to Brussels train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Bruxelles Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bern to Brussels is 635 km. It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to drive from Bern to Brussels.

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easyJet, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Basel Airport to Brussels Airport.

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