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There are 8 ways to get from Zug to Brussels Airport (BRU) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Zurich  •  4h 8m

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

78€ - 201€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Luzern to Brussels, Brussels-North station N836

61€ - 84€

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Line 5 train, train to Basel, fly  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the line 5 train from Zug to Zürich HB
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Brussels (BRU) BSL - BRU

80€ - 261€

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the train from Zug(Ch) to Chiasso
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Brussels (BRU) MXP - BRU

76€ - 174€

Train  •  8h 47m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg Ter
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Tgv

203€ - 315€

Train via Paris  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys

206€ - 343€

Bus via Zurich  •  12h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Brussels North

69€ - 119€

Drive  •  6h 22m

  1. Drive from Zug to Brussels Airport (BRU) 649.1 km

70€ - 110€

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The cheapest way to get from Zug to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to bus which costs SFr 65 - SFr 90 and takes 11h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Zug to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to fly which costs SFr 80 - SFr 220 and takes 4h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zug to Brussels Airport (BRU). However, there are services departing from Zug and arriving at Brussels Airport-Zaventem via Zuerich Hb, Basel Sbb, Strasbourg and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 47m.

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The distance between Zug and Brussels Airport (BRU) is 508 km. The road distance is 649.1 km.

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The best way to get from Zug to Brussels Airport (BRU) without a car is to train which takes 8h 47m and costs SFr 210 - SFr 340.

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It takes approximately 4h 8m to get from Zug to Brussels Airport (BRU), including transfers.

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Zug to Brussels Airport (BRU) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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The best way to get from Zug to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to fly which takes 4h 8m and costs SFr 80 - SFr 220. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 210 - SFr 340 and takes 8h 47m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 90 and takes 11h 44m.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Zug to Brussels Airport (BRU) train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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Map of how to get from Zug to Brussels Airport (BRU).
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  • Distance: 507.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 8m

What companies run services between Zug, Switzerland and Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium?

Swiss, KLM and Lufthansa fly from Zug to Brussels Airport (BRU) 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zug to Brussels Airport (BRU) via Zuerich Hb, Basel Sbb, Strasbourg, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 8h 47m.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 240€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 380€
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 340€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 310€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 310€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
55€ - 230€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 310€
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 390€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
23€ - 160€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 270€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zug to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
17€ - 35€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zug(Ch) to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 95€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
30€ - 35€
1st Class
24€ - 29€
Train from Strasbourg to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Train from Zuerich Hb to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
95€ - 130€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
95€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 130€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luzern to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 40€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Book at
eurolines.ch

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Yes, the driving distance between Zug to Brussels Airport (BRU) is 649 km. It takes approximately 6h 22m to drive from Zug to Brussels Airport (BRU).

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

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There are 2297+ hotels available in Brussels Airport (BRU). Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Zug to Zurich Airport is to line 24 train which takes 53 min and costs SFr 18 - SFr 35.

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