Bruges to Zurich by train

  • First train
    04:05
  • Last train
    19:12
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 28m
  • Distance
    574 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    19
  • Avg. journey time
    11hr 38m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bruges to Zurich by train

Fast trains from Bruges to Zurich take around 7 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 574 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bruges and Zurich.

1. Are there direct trains from Bruges to Zurich?

Journeys between Bruges and Zurich usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Bruges to Zurich every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 23 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bruges to Zurich?

The Bruges to Zurich train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bruges to Zurich train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Zurich is usually scheduled to depart Bruges around 04:05 and the last train is around 18:58. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bruges around 05:08, and the last at 19:12.

When to book Bruges to Zurich train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 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 Bruges to Zurich by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bruges and Zurich?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bruges to Zurich, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Nightjet
  • Regional Commuter Train
  • TGV
  • Thalys

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.