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Recommended option

Train via Paris Est  •  7 h

  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

$228 - $349

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Berne to Basel City Center Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Brussels, Brussels-North station N836

$38 - $66

7 alternative options

Train  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Luxembourg Tgv
  3. Take the train from Luxembourg to Bruxelles-Central

$128 - $179

Drive  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Bern to Brussels 397.2 miles

$80 - $120

Train to Basel, fly to Brussels  •  4 h 42 min

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

$94 - $331

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

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

$128 - $370

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 13 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

$156 - $425

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

$106 - $283

Train to Zurich, fly to Antwerp  •  6 h 34 min

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

$109 - $532

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

You can take a train from Bern to Brussels via Basel SBB, Strasbourg, Paris Est, and Paris Nord in around 7 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bern to Brussels via Basel City Center and Basel, Basel central station in around 12 h 5 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.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 Zurich to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
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 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
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 Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
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 Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 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
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Zurich to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
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)
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 - $95
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
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
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Luxembourg
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
Deutsche Bahn
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
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg to Bruxelles-Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
cfl.lu
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berne to Basel City Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
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
$40 - $70
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bern and Brussels is 489 km. The road distance is 635 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bern to Brussels is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 65 and takes 12 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Bern to Brussels is to train and fly which takes 4 h 42 min and costs SFr 90 - SFr 330.

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, Strasbourg and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

No, there is no direct bus from Bern to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Berne and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station via Basel, Basel central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 5 min.

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