There are 9 ways to get from Kloten to Brussels Airport (BRU) by plane, train, bus, night 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.

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Fly from Zurich  •  3h 20m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Brussels (BRU) ZRH - BRU

62€ - 243€

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Night bus  •  10h 47m

  1. Take the night bus from Zurich to Brussels Airport N837

40€ - 58€

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Train to Basel, fly  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Brussels (BRU) BSL - BRU

57€ - 288€

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly  •  5h

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  2. Take the train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Brussels (BRU) SXB - BRU

108€ - 371€

Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Boeblingen
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Brussels (BRU) STR - BRU

124€ - 346€

Train via Paris  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys

189€ - 270€

Train  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Basel SBB 36 / ...
  2. Take the train from Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg Ter
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Tgv

171€ - 272€

Bus  •  12h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Brussels North

58€ - 105€

Drive  •  6h 10m

  1. Drive from Kloten to Brussels Airport (BRU) 630.1 km

70€ - 110€

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The cheapest way to get from Kloten to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to night bus which costs SFr 40 - SFr 65 and takes 10h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Kloten to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to fly which costs SFr 65 - SFr 270 and takes 3h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kloten to Brussels Airport (BRU). However, there are services departing from Kloten and arriving at Brussels Airport-Zaventem via Zuerich Hb, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 45m.

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The distance between Kloten and Brussels Airport (BRU) is 485 km. The road distance is 630.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kloten to Brussels Airport (BRU) without a car is to train via Paris which takes 7h 45m and costs SFr 200 - SFr 300.

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It takes approximately 3h 20m to get from Kloten to Brussels Airport (BRU), including transfers.

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Kloten to Brussels Airport (BRU) train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Kloten to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to fly which takes 3h 20m and costs SFr 65 - SFr 270. Alternatively, you can train via Paris, which costs SFr 200 - SFr 300 and takes 7h 45m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 60 - SFr 120 and takes 12h 35m.

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

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Kloten to Brussels Airport (BRU) train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Map of how to get from Kloten to Brussels Airport (BRU).
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  • Distance: 485.4 km
  • Duration: 3h 20m

What companies run services between Kloten, Switzerland and Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium?

Swiss, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Kloten to Brussels Airport (BRU) every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kloten to Brussels Airport (BRU) via Zuerich Hb, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 7h 45m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 700€
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 900€
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 420€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 700€
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 1300€
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 900€
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 700€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 650€
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 700€
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 450€
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 440€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 420€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 260€
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
170€ - 750€
Train operators
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 Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
29€ - 55€
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 Zuerich Hb to Boeblingen
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
Train from Zuerich Hb to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
95€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 130€
Train from Strasbourg to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Zuerich Flughafen to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Zuerich Flughafen to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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 Gare de Basel-SBB to Gare de Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 26€
1st Class
35€ - 37€
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€ - 100€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
75€ - 100€
1st Class
100€ - 140€
Bus operators
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
45€ - 70€
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eurolines.ch
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
Night bus from Zurich to Brussels Airport
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Kloten to Brussels Airport (BRU) is 630 km. It takes approximately 6h 10m to drive from Kloten to Brussels Airport (BRU).

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Brussels Airlines, KLM, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Zurich Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 1210+ hotels available in Brussels Airport (BRU). Prices start at 65€ per night.

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The best way to get from Kloten to Zurich Airport is to line 765 bus which takes 5 min and costs SFr 2 - SFr 4.

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