There are 11 ways to get from Liège to Switzerland by train, plane, 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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Train to Brussels, fly to Basel  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Leuven
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Basel (BSL) BRU - BSL

$66 - $279

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Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Liège to Zurich N831

$36 - $59

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Train to Brussels, fly to Geneva  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Leuven
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Geneva (GVA) BRU - GVA

$66 - $209

Train to Brussels, fly to Zurich  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Leuven
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zurich (ZRH) BRU - ZRH

$104 - $325

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Zurich (ZRH) CGN - ZRH

$96 - $264

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Düsseldorf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Zurich (ZRH) DUS - ZRH

$99 - $237

Train, train to Luxembourg, fly to Zurich  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Marloie
  2. Take the train from Marloie to Luxembourg
  3. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Zurich (ZRH) LUX - ZRH

$99 - $314

Train via Basel SBB  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 36 / ...

$161 - $286

Train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Zürich HB Ec

$168 - $280

Bus Eurolines CH  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Liege to Zurich

$57 - $90

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Liège to Zürich 361.1 miles

$75 - $110

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Liège to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Liège-Guillemins and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Köln Hbf, Basel SBB and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 19 min.

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The distance between Liège and Switzerland is 469 km. The road distance is 577.8 km.

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The best way to get from Liège to Switzerland without a car is to train which takes 7 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Liège to Switzerland, including transfers.

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Liège to Switzerland train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Liège-Guillemins station.

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The best way to get from Liège to Switzerland is to train which takes 7 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 49 min.

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

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Liège to Switzerland train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Liège to Switzerland is 578 km. It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to drive from Liège to Switzerland.

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Brussels Airlines, easyJet and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Basel Airport.

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  • Distance: 293.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 18 min

What companies run services between Liège, Belgium and Switzerland?

You can take a train from Liège to Zürich via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, Basel SBB, and Zürich HB in around 7 h 19 min. Alternatively, Eurolines CH operates a bus from Liège to Zürich 3 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 8 h 45 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Geneva via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Brussels to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flairjet
Website
flair-jet.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$27 - $230
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Leuven
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $13
1st Class
$14 - $20
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Marloie
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Marloie to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $28
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $75
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Liege to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Liège to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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