There are 9 ways to get from Zürich to Bruges by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  8 h 32 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 Bruxelles Midi Tgv
  4. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Bruges Ic / ...

$193 - $259

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Bus, train  •  12 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Freiburg 007 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Brussels, Brussels-North station 299
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Bruges Ic / ...

$49 - $80

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Bus  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Brussels North
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein 819 / ...

$60 - $83

Drive  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Bruges 455.2 miles

$95 - $140

Fly Zurich to Brussels, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Brussels (BRU) ZRH - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Bruges

$91 - $315

Train to Basel, fly to Brussels, train  •  6 h 32 min

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

$94 - $329

Fly Zurich to Antwerp, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Antwerp (ANR) ZRH - ANR
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem to Bruges

$73 - $480

Train, train to Strasbourg, fly to Brussels  •  7 h 1 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
  4. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Bruges

$155 - $423

Fly Zurich to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 46 min

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

$94 - $351

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Bruges is to bus and train which costs SFr 45 - SFr 80 and takes 12 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Bruges is to fly and train which costs SFr 90 - SFr 320 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Bruges is 576 km. The road distance is 728.4 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 32 min to get from Zürich to Bruges, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Bruges. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Bruges via Basel SBB, Strasbourg and Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 32 min.

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

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Zürich to Bruges train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Basel SBB station.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Bruges.
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  • Distance: 359.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 32 min

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Bruges via Basel SBB, Strasbourg, Bruxelles Midi, and Bruxelles-Midi in around 8 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Bruges via Brussels North and Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 13 h 5 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 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 Basel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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 Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Zurich to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $430
Adria Airways
Website
adria.si
Flights from Zurich to Amsterdam via Ljubljana
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
$20 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40
Train from Strasbourg to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $260
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Bruges
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $16
1st Class
$16 - $24
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $26
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $26
1st Class
$33 - $37
Train from Anvers-Berchem to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $26
Train from Anvers-Central to Bruges
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $26
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Freiburg to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
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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