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There are 9 ways to get from Zürich to Antwerp 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.

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Fly Zurich to Brussels  •  4 h 20 min

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

$96 - $311

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Bus, train  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Liège
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Louvain / Leuven Ic
  3. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

$51 - $81

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Train to Basel, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 25 min

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

$91 - $326

Fly Zurich to Amsterdam, train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Amsterdam (AMS) ZRH - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal

$91 - $334

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Brussels (BRU) SXB - BRU

$153 - $420

Train via Paris Est  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 37 / ...
  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 Antwerpen-Centraal

$234 - $354

Train  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 37 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Bruxelles Midi Tgv
  4. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal Ic / ...

$191 - $265

Bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Brussels North
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Antwerp 817 / ...

$58 - $79

Drive  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Antwerp 414.7 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Antwerp is to bus and train which costs SFr 50 - SFr 85 and takes 10 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Antwerp is to fly which costs SFr 95 - SFr 310 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Antwerp via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Antwerp. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Antwerpen-Centraal via Basel SBB, Strasbourg and Paris-Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 26 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Antwerp is 523 km. The road distance is 663.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Antwerp without a car is to train which takes 8 h 26 min and costs SFr 230 - SFr 360.

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Zürich to Antwerp, including transfers.

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Zürich to Antwerp bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Zurich station.

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Zürich to Antwerp train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Antwerp is to fly which takes 4 h 20 min and costs SFr 95 - SFr 310. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 230 - SFr 360 and takes 8 h 26 min, you could also bus, which costs SFr 55 - SFr 80 and takes 13 h.

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  • Distance: 327 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Antwerp, Belgium?

Swiss, FlexFlight ApS and three other airlines fly from Zürich to Antwerp hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Antwerp via Basel SBB, Strasbourg, Paris Est, and Paris-Nord in around 8 h 26 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
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 Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$330 - $600
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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 Strasbourg to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Paris-Nord to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$95 - $130
1st Class
$130 - $180
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 Strasbourg to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $16
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Louvain / 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 Louvain / Leuven to Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Bus operators
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 Zurich to Liège
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Zürich to Antwerp bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Antwerp station.

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Zürich to Antwerp train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Antwerpen-Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Antwerp is 664 km. It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to drive from Zürich to Antwerp.

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Brussels Airlines, FlexFlight ApS, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 447+ hotels available in Antwerp. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13 min and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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