There are 9 ways to get from Interlaken to Brussels by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Paris  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

205€ - 358€

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Train, bus  •  11h 37m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel SBB to Brussels, Brussels-North station N836 / ...

74€ - 125€

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Train  •  8h 21m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg Ter
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Tgv

198€ - 315€

Bus  •  13h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof to Zürich Flughafen, Carterminal 64
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Brussels North

Drive  •  6h 55m

  1. Drive from Interlaken to Brussels 691.4 km

75€ - 120€

Train to Basel, fly  •  5h 45m

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

102€ - 298€

Train, train to Zurich, fly  •  6h 3m

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

138€ - 292€

Train, train to Geneva, fly  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the train from Interlaken West to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Brussels (BRU) GVA - BRU

118€ - 332€

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  7h 43m

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

96€ - 377€

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The cheapest way to get from Interlaken to Brussels is to drive which costs SFr 85 - SFr 130 and takes 6h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Interlaken to Brussels is to train and fly which costs SFr 110 - SFr 330 and takes 5h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Interlaken to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Interlaken West and arriving at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi via Basel Sbb, Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 6m.

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The distance between Interlaken and Brussels is 530 km. The road distance is 691.4 km.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Brussels without a car is to train via Paris which takes 8h 6m and costs SFr 220 - SFr 390.

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It takes approximately 8h 6m to get from Interlaken to Brussels, including transfers.

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Interlaken to Brussels train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Interlaken West station.

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The best way to get from Interlaken to Brussels is to train via Paris which takes 8h 6m and costs SFr 220 - SFr 390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13h 49m.

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Interlaken to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Map of how to get from Interlaken to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 529.6 km
  • Duration: 8h 6m

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

You can take a train from Interlaken to Brussels via Basel SBB, Basel Sbb, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Nord in around 8h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Interlaken to Brussels via Zürich Flughafen, Carterminal, Zürich Flughafen, Zürich HB, and Zurich in around 13h 49m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 700€
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 850€
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 340€
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 370€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 440€
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 410€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 700€
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 550€
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 340€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 230€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 220€
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 230€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
16€ - 240€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
220€ - 2200€
Train operators
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 Interlaken West to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 40€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 75€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bern to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Spiez to Gallarate
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 85€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Interlaken West to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Interlaken West to Bern
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 26€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Basel Sbb to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
80€ - 100€
1st Class
90€ - 110€
Train from Strasbourg to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
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 Basel, Basel SBB to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
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 Bale to Bruxelles, Nord
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
STI Bus AG
Phone
+41 33 225 13 13
Email
https://www.stibus.ch/kundenservice/Kontakt.php#wEmpty
Website
stibus.ch
Bus from Interlaken Ost, Bahnhof to Zürich Flughafen, Carterminal
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
STI Bus AG
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Book at
eurolines.ch

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