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

Recommended option

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

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL

$62 - $271

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Bruxelles-Nord Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Zurich 299

$48 - $84

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Train to Brussels, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zurich (ZRH) BRU - ZRH

$100 - $316

Train to Antwerp, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Anvers-Berchem
  2. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Zurich (ZRH) ANR - ZRH

$77 - $431

Bus to Lille Lesquin, fly to Geneva  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Geneva (GVA) LIL - GVA

$79 - $1,216

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly to Basel  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Anvers-Central
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Basel (BSL) AMS - BSL

$90 - $267

Train  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Bruges to Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  5. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$241 - $372

Bus, train  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges to Lille
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  3. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB Tgv / ...

$170 - $203

Bus  •  13 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Brussels, Brussels-North station 1753 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels North to Zurich

$64 - $100

Drive  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Bruges to Zürich 454.6 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Switzerland is to train and bus which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 13 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Switzerland is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The distance between Bruges and Switzerland is 611 km. The road distance is 727.4 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min to get from Bruges to Switzerland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Bruges and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris Est, Strasbourg, Basel SBB and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 49 min.

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What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Switzerland?

You can take a train from Bruges to Zürich via Bruxelles-Midi, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Paris-Nord, Paris Est, Strasbourg, Basel SBB, and Zürich HB in around 8 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bruges to Zürich via Brussels, Brussels-North station, Brussels North, Zurich, and Zürich HB in around 13 h 39 min.

Airlines
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
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
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 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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 Lille Lesquin to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $1,600
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Antwerp to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruges to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $26
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$24 - $26
1st Class
$34 - $37
Train from Bruges to Anvers-Berchem
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Bruges to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Bruges to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Bruges to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$17 - $25
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
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 Lille Flandres to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $260
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 - $53
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
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Bruges to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
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Contact Details
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
Bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$50 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch

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