COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Switzerland. Learn More.

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

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 via Paris  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris-Gare de Lyon to Genève
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Montreux Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Montreux to Gstaad 120

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bern N506
  2. Take the bus from Bern, Neufeld to Sion 251

SFr 63 - SFr 84

8 alternative options

Train  •  11h 52m

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Spiez Ec

SFr 125 - SFr 175

Drive  •  7h 31m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Gstaad 723.9 km

SFr 85 - SFr 130

Fly to Geneva, train  •  7h 50m

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

Fly to Basel, train, line 120 train  •  8h 8m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Spiez
  3. Take the train from Spiez to Zweisimmen
  4. Take the line 120 train from Zweisimmen to Gstaad

Fly to Zurich, train  •  8h 43m

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

SFr 167 - SFr 486

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9h 52m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BRU - MXP
  2. Take the train from Gallarate to Spiez

SFr 113 - SFr 440

Fly to Lyon, train  •  11h 9m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Lyon (LYS) BRU - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Montreux
  4. Take the train from Montreux to Gstaad

Shuttle  •  16h 35m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Brussel to Aigle

SFr 176 - SFr 178

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Switzerland

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Switzerland. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Switzerland.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Switzerland.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some international borders began to reopen in Switzerland from June 15.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Switzerland

There are currently lockdown measures within Switzerland to control the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Domestic travel within Switzerland may be affected.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Switzerland

Limited international flights leaving Belgium began to resume from June 15.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Switzerland

Last updated: June 29 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Gstaad is to bus which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 11h 59m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Brussels to Gstaad is to drive which costs 80€ - 130€ and takes 7h 31m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Gstaad. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Gstaad via Paris Nord, Paris-Gare de Lyon, Geneve and Montreux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 23m.

More details

The distance between Brussels and Gstaad is 532 km. The road distance is 723.9 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Brussels to Gstaad without a car is to train via Paris which takes 9h 23m and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 9h 23m to get from Brussels to Gstaad, including transfers.

More details

Brussels to Gstaad train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Bruxelles-Nord station.

More details

The best way to get from Brussels to Gstaad is to train via Paris which takes 9h 23m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 55€ - 80€ and takes 11h 59m.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

Search flights

Brussels to Gstaad train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Spiez station.

More details

Map of how to get from Brussels to Gstaad.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 532.2 km
  • Duration: 9h 23m

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Gstaad via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris-Gare de Lyon, Genève, Geneve, and Montreux in around 9h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Gstaad via Bern, Neufeld and Sion in around 11h 59m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 310
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 400
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 100
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 460
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 320
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 310
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 100
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 460
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 180
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 380
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 360
Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 400
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 550
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 390
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 390
Flights from Brussels to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 240
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 220
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 110
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 480
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 170
Website
Thalys
Standard
SFr 80 - SFr 120
Comfort
SFr 95 - SFr 130
Premium
SFr 120 - SFr 170
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Paris-Gare de Lyon to Genève
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 270
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Montreux
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Montreux
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 85
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 100
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon-Part-Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
MOB
Phone
+41 21 989 81 90
Website
mob.ch
Train from Montreux to Gstaad
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
MOB
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Train from Zweisimmen to Gstaad
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
MOB
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Spiez
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Basel Sbb to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 28
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Spiez to Zweisimmen
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 27
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Gallarate to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 120
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 45 - SFr 65
1st Class
SFr 80 - SFr 120
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 21 - SFr 35
Rail 1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 50
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 50
1st Class
SFr 35 - SFr 45
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bern
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bern, Neufeld to Sion
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 25
Website
Eurolines FR
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Brussel to Aigle
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 171
Book at
Starliner

Want to know more about travelling around Switzerland

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Gstaad is 724 km. It takes approximately 7h 31m to drive from Brussels to Gstaad.

Get driving directions

Alitalia, easyJet, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Geneva Airport.

Search flights

Book your Brussels to Gstaad train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

Search and book

There are 1009+ hotels available in Gstaad. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

More details

The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 16€ - 18€.

More details