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Trip Zurich Brussels

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Zurich to Brussels

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All modes of transport Zurich-Brussels

For your trip from Zurich (Switzerland) to Brussels (Belgium) with a distance of 306 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Zurich-Brussels.
The direct flight Zurich > Brussels will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Zurich and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Zurich ZRH airport, 5.7 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Brussels (Brussels-Zaventem International airport, IATA code: BRU) operated by Swiss International Airlines.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Zurich to Brussels without changing trains but some trains run on lines Zurich-Dusseldorf and Dusseldorf-Brussels allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains CityNightLine Pegasus of Deutsche Bahn to Dusseldorf leave from Zurich HB railway station in Zurich. Arrival in Dusseldorf will take place at Düsseldorf Hbf station (0.9 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in Dusseldorf where the train operated by Thalys leave for Brussels.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Brussels from Zurich without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Zurich-Dusseldorf and Dusseldorf-Brussels.
You will board a coach of Eurolines CH or FlixBus in Zurich. The bus will drop you off at Düsseldorf bus station (0.2 mi from Dusseldorf, Germany). Please make sure to show up on time at Zurich bus station (1.2 mi from Zurich) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Dusseldorf. Once arrived in Dusseldorf, take another coach of IC Bus that will take you to Brussels bus station ( Belgium).

Which carriers to travel between Zurich and Brussels?

Bus companies
FlixBus operates the intercity bus services from the bus station of Zurich in Zurich and to the one of Cologne South Airport (North Rhine-Westphalia Germany) and between the city of Cologne (serving Köln/Bonn Flughafen bus station at 8.7 mi from centre) and the city of Brussels where the coach will drop you off at Rue du Cardinal Mercier station situated at about 0.1 mi from Brussels city centre.
OUIBUS is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line from the bus station of Luxembourg central (Parking) in Luxembourg City and to the one of Bruxelles-Midi ( Belgium)
The coach company IC Bus carries out the route between the city of Dusseldorf (serving Düsseldorf bus station at 0.2 mi from centre) and the city of Brussels where the coach will drop you off at Bruxelles-Nord station situated at about 1.1 mi from Brussels city centre.
The network of ALSA includes a coach line from the bus station of Koln in Cologne and to the one of Bruxelles-Nord ( Belgium)
The bus company Eurolines CH operates the intercity service between the city of Zurich (serving Zurich bus station at 1.2 mi from centre) and the city of Dusseldorf where the coach will drop you off at Düsseldorf station situated at about 0.2 mi from Dusseldorf city centre.
Eurolines is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line from the bus station of Koln in Cologne and to the one of Bruxelles-Nord ( Belgium)
Railway companies
Deutsche Bahn provides rail connections Zurich-Cologne with the train CityNightLine Pegasus from Zurich HB railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Köln Hbf at arrival (0.2 mi from centre) and from Cologne to Brussels with the train ICE which leaves Köln Hbf station to arrive at Bruxelles-Midi railway station ( Belgium)
SNCB transports passengers on a rail line Liege-Brussels with the train 36 from Liege Guillemins railway station (1.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Bruxelles-Aéroport at arrival (6.8 mi from centre)
SBB CFF FFS operates the train journeys from Zurich to Basel with the train InterCity (IC) which leaves Zurich HB station to arrive at Basel SBB railway station ( Switzerland) and Basel-Brussels with the train InterCity (IC) from Basel SBB railway station (1.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Bruxelles-Central at arrival (0.1 mi from centre)
TGV Lyria provides a rail connection from Zurich to Basel with the train TGV Lyria which leaves Zurich HB station to arrive at Basel SBB railway station ( Switzerland)
Thalys transports passengers on a rail line Dusseldorf-Brussels with the train from Düsseldorf Hbf railway station (0.9 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Bruxelles-Midi at arrival (1 mi from centre)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Zurich-Brussels (306.3 mi)
Airlines
Germanwings carries out a flight from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Cologne (arrival at Cologne Bonn CGN airport)
Easyjet flies on the route from EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg BSL airport (located 3.9 mi from Basel, Switzerland) to Brussels (serving Brussels-Zaventem International BRU airport)
Air Berlin schedules the flight from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Dusseldorf (arrival at Dusseldorf DUS airport)
Lufthansa ensures the flight route from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Dusseldorf (serving Dusseldorf DUS airport)
Darwin Airline carries out a flight from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to Dusseldorf (arrival at Dusseldorf DUS airport)
Swiss International Airlines flies on the route from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Brussels (serving Brussels-Zaventem International BRU airport)

Stop cities from Zurich or cities to visit near Brussels

When travelling from Brussels to Zurich by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Luxembourg City located at 116 mi from Brussels (Luxembourg) Liege 55 mi away from Brussels (Belgium) Basel situated at 46 mi from Zurich (Switzerland) Dusseldorf at approximately 109 mi from Brussels, Cologne located at 114 mi from Brussels (Germany). If you have some time on your way to Brussels or back to Zurich, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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