There are 10 ways to get from Switzerland to Brussels 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 from Basel  •  3 h 40 min

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

$57 - $266

9 alternative options

Fly from Geneva  •  4 h 1 min

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

$58 - $197

Fly from Zurich  •  3 h 56 min

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

$95 - $312

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  4 h 53 min

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

$60 - $224

Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  5 h 49 min

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

$77 - $308

Train via Paris Est  •  7 h 26 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

$224 - $345

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

$117 - $144

Train, bus  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Brugg AG to Basel SBB 36 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Brussels, Brussels-North station N836

$63 - $114

Bus  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Brussels North

$63 - $90

Drive  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Brussels 390.3 miles

$80 - $120

What companies run services between Switzerland and Brussels, Belgium?

Brussels Airlines, easyJet and Lufthansa fly from Basel to Brussels 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Brussels via Zürich HB, Basel SBB, Strasbourg, Paris Est, and Paris Nord in around 7 h 26 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 Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $320
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
$22 - $40
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
$21 - $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 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Brugg AG to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
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
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Strasbourg to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
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
$16 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $18
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Strasbourg to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $35
1st Class
$49 - $54
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$59 - $64
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$59 - $64
1st Class
$70 - $120
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg to Bruxelles-Central
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
cfl.lu
Bus operators
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 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Switzerland and Brussels is 533 km. The road distance is 625 km.

The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Brussels is to bus which costs SFr 60 - SFr 90 and takes 11 h 47 min.

The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Brussels is to fly which takes 3 h 40 min and costs SFr 55 - SFr 270.

No, there is no direct train from Switzerland to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at Bruxelles Midi via Zürich HB, Basel SBB, Strasbourg and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 26 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Switzerland to Brussels, including transfers.