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

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Train via Paris

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Lausanne
  3. Take the train from Montreux to Gstaad

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Spiez

Train

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Central to Luxembourg
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg to Dijon Ville
  3. Take the train from Dijon Ville to Lausanne
  4. Take the train from Montreux to Gstaad

Drive

  1. Drive from Brussels to Gstaad

Fly Brussels to Geneva, train

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

Fly Brussels to Zurich, train

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

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Basel, train

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

Fly Brussels to Milan Malpensa, train

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

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Geneva, train

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Geneva (GVA)
  3. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Montreux
  4. Take the train from Montreux to Gstaad

Shuttle, train

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Brussel to Aigle
  2. Take the train from Montreux to Gstaad

Brussels to Gstaad by train

The train journey time between Brussels and Gstaad is around 9h 13m and covers a distance of around 940 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 50m. Operated by Thalys, Paris RER, TGV inOui and others, the Brussels to Gstaad train service departs from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arrives in Gstaad. Typically 42 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gstaad is 0041 58 463 00 00.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Brussels to Gstaad is to bus and train, which costs €45 - €90 and takes 11h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Gstaad is to drive which costs €140 - €210 and takes 7h 30m.

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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 Gare du Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Lausanne and Montreux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 13m.

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The distance between Brussels and Gstaad is 532 km. The road distance is 717.8 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Gstaad without a car is to train via Paris which takes 9h 13m and costs .

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It takes approximately 9h 13m to get from Brussels to Gstaad, including transfers.

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Brussels to Gstaad train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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

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Brussels to Gstaad train services, operated by MOB, arrive at Gstaad station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Gstaad is 718 km. It takes approximately 7h 30m to drive from Brussels to Gstaad.

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  • Distance: 532 km
  • Duration: 9h 13m

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

You can take a train from Brussels to Gstaad via Paris Nord, Gare du Nord, Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Lausanne, and Montreux in around 9h 13m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 390
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 360
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 390
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 490
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 360
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 650
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 330
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 330
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 310
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 90 - SFr 800
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 75 - SFr 160
Website
Thalys
Standard
SFr 75 - SFr 110
Comfort
SFr 90 - SFr 120
Premium
SFr 110 - SFr 160
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 120
Website
Thalys
Standard
SFr 60 - SFr 85
Comfort
SFr 70 - SFr 95
Premium
SFr 85 - SFr 120
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 85 - SFr 100
1st Class
SFr 95 - SFr 120
Train from Luxembourg to Dijon Ville
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 80 - SFr 95
1st Class
SFr 90 - SFr 110
Train from Dijon Ville to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 50
1st Class
SFr 40 - SFr 50
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 32 - SFr 37
1st Class
SFr 27 - SFr 32
MOB
Phone
+41 21 989 81 90
Website
mob.ch
Train from Montreux to Gstaad
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
MOB
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
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 Bern to Spiez
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Montreux
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 100
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)
BLS AG
Phone
+41 58 327 32 71
Website
bls.ch
Train from Bern to Spiez
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 8 - SFr 11
Website
BLS AG
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
SBB GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 7531 915109
Email
info@sbb-deutschland.de
Website
sbb-deutschland.de
Train from Bern to Spiez
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
SBB GmbH
Train from Basel SBB to Spiez
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
SBB GmbH
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruxelles-Central to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 28
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 19 - SFr 28
1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 45
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
2h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 110
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 60
1st Class
SFr 75 - SFr 110
Eurostar
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Bern
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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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 157
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Starliner

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs €8 - €10.

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