There are 11 ways to get from Switzerland to Belgium by plane, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly Basel to Brussels  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Brussels (BRU) BSL - BRU

$58 - $267

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Basel City Center Hernani > Saint-Sébastien > Bayonne > Bordeaux Centre > Brive-la-Gaillarde > Clermont-Ferrand > Saint-Etienne > Lyon - Gare routière Perrache > Genève - Gare routière > Lausanne > Fribourg > Berne > Zurich > Bâle Centre / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Brussels, Brussels-North station N836

$38 - $67

9 alternative options

Fly Geneva to Brussels  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Brussels (BRU) GVA - BRU

$59 - $198

Fly Zurich to Brussels  •  3 h 55 min

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

$97 - $314

Fly Milan Malpensa to Brussels  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Brussels (BRU) MXP - BRU

$62 - $227

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 43 min

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

$79 - $311

Fly Zurich to Antwerp  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Antwerp (ANR) ZRH - ANR

$75 - $469

Train via Paris Est  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 3 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi Tha

$239 - $368

Train  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville TGV / ...
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Luxembourg Tgv
  3. Take the train from Luxembourg to Bruxelles-Central

$122 - $157

Bus Eurolines CH  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Brussels North

$68 - $99

Drive  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Brussels 390.3 miles

$80 - $120

What companies run services between Switzerland and Belgium?

Brussels Airlines, easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Basel to Schaerbeek 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Brussels via Zürich HB, Basel SBB, Strasbourg, Paris Est, Paris Nord, Bruxelles Midi, and Gare Du Midi in around 7 h 34 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Geneva to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $320
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.force3.be
Flights from Zurich to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,400
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Strasbourg to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $19
1st Class
$21 - $35
Train from Strasbourg to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $40
1st Class
$51 - $57
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$61 - $67
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$61 - $67
1st Class
$75 - $120
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg to Bruxelles-Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
cfl.lu
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Basel City Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Switzerland to Belgium?

The distance between Switzerland and Belgium is 501 km. The road distance is 625 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Belgium?

The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Belgium is to bus which costs SFr 35 - SFr 65 and takes 11 h 37 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Switzerland to Belgium?

The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Belgium is to fly which takes 3 h 39 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 260.

Is there a direct train between Switzerland and Belgium?

No, there is no direct train from Switzerland to Belgium. However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at Bruxelles-Central via Zürich HB, Mulhouse Ville and Luxembourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 19 min.

How long does it take to get from Switzerland to Belgium?

It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Switzerland to Belgium, including transfers.