Zurich to Brussels by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Zurich to Brussels by train
Fast trains from Zurich to Brussels take around 6 hours and 38 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 492 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zurich and Brussels.
1. Are there direct trains from Zurich to Brussels?
Journeys between Zurich and Brussels usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 23 departures on the route from Zurich to Brussels every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 19 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Zurich to Brussels?
The Zurich to Brussels train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 38 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Zurich to Brussels train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Brussels is usually scheduled to depart Zurich around 06:00 and the last train is around 00:08.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Zurich around 05:36, and the last at 22:00.
What's the Zurich to Brussels train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Zurich to Brussels are $45.34.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $45 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $114. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Zurich to Brussels train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Zurich to Brussels by train.
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Which train companies operate between Zurich and Brussels?
More than one train company operates on the route from Zurich to Brussels, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Night Jet
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Brussels to Zurich by train