Lugano to Brussels by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    9hr 43m
  • Distance
    636 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    14hr 56m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lugano to Brussels by train

Fast trains from Lugano to Brussels take around 9 hours and 43 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 636 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lugano and Brussels.

1. Are there direct trains from Lugano to Brussels?

Journeys between Lugano and Brussels usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 9 departures on the route from Lugano to Brussels 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 11 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Lugano to Brussels?

The Lugano to Brussels train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 43 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Lugano to Brussels train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Brussels is usually scheduled to depart Lugano around 05:32 and the last train is around 21:43. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Lugano 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 Lugano to Brussels by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lugano and Brussels?

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

  • EuroCity
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Thalys
  • Thello

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.