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

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Train via Paris  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Genève Tgv
  3. Take the train from Genève to Martigny Ir / ...

SFr 272 - SFr 533

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Bus  •  17h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels South to Lyon Perrache N769
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station Lyon - Perrache Bus Station > Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport > Annecy > Sallanches > Chamonix Sud - Bus station

SFr 58 - SFr 72

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Train  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve Ter / ...
  3. Take the train from Genève to Martigny Ir / ...

SFr 194 - SFr 318

Drive  •  7h 52m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Le Châble 781.5 km

SFr 90 - SFr 140

Fly to Geneva, train  •  6h 47m

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

SFr 97 - SFr 253

Fly to Zurich, train  •  8h 22m

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

SFr 185 - SFr 423

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  9h 19m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Linate (LIN) BRU - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Martigny

SFr 141 - SFr 349

Fly to Basel, train  •  8h 27m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Visp
  3. Take the train from Visp to Martigny

SFr 171 - SFr 428

Fly to Milan Malpensa, train  •  9h 6m

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

SFr 129 - SFr 363

Shuttle  •  14h 42m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Brussel to Aigle

SFr 202 - SFr 230

Belgium → Switzerland
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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Belgium

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Belgium
  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
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  • Pre-departure COVID-19 test (with a negative test result) taken 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from Belgium.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Le Châble is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Le Châble is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Belgium from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 2 May 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Brussels to Le Châble is to bus, which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 17h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Le Châble is to fly and train which costs 85€ - 230€ and takes 6h 47m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Le Châble. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Le Châble via Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon, Genève and Martigny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 43m.

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The distance between Brussels and Le Châble is 571 km. The road distance is 781.5 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Le Châble without a car is to train via Paris which takes 8h 43m and costs 240€ - 490€.

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It takes approximately 8h 43m to get from Brussels to Le Châble, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Le Châble is to train via Paris which takes 8h 43m and costs 240€ - 490€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 50€ - 70€ and takes 17h 3m.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Brussels to Le Châble train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Martigny station.

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  • Distance: 570.8 km
  • Duration: 8h 43m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Le Châble, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Brussels to Le Châble via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Genève, and Martigny in around 8h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Le Châble via Lyon Perrache, Lyon - Perrache Bus Station, Chamonix sud, and Le Tour in around 17h 3m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 300
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 460
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 300
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 330
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 300
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 250
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 460
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 430
Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 330
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 290
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 200
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 90
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 180
Website
Thalys
Standard
SFr 85 - SFr 120
Comfort
SFr 100 - SFr 130
Premium
SFr 120 - SFr 180
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 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 270
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève to Martigny
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Martigny
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 130
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Visp to Martigny
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Milano Centrale to Martigny
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 140
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Visp
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 120 - SFr 150
1st Class
SFr 140 - SFr 170
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 50
1st Class
SFr 40 - SFr 50
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 22 - SFr 35
Rail 1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 50
RegionalAlps
Phone
+41 27 720 47 47
Email
info@regionalps.ch
Website
regionalps.ch
Train from Visp to Martigny
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 50
Website
RegionalAlps
Schedules at
Swiss Railways
2nd Class Ticket
SFr 23 - SFr 27
1st Class Ticket
SFr 41 - SFr 46
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 Visp
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 95
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
SFr 35 - SFr 50
1st Class
SFr 70 - SFr 95
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels South to Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus Station to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 15
Website
Blablabus
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 177
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Starliner

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Le Châble is 782 km. It takes approximately 7h 52m to drive from Brussels to Le Châble.

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easyJet, Brussels Airlines and Swiss offer flights from Brussels Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 101+ hotels available in Le Châble. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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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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