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Bern to Brussels by train

  • First train
    04:21
  • Last train
    00:07
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 41m
  • Distance
    488 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    16
  • Avg. journey time
    11hr
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bern to Brussels by train

Fast trains from Bern to Brussels take around 6 hours and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 488 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bern and Brussels.

1. Are there direct trains from Bern to Brussels?

Journeys between Bern and Brussels usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Bern 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 19 departures.

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

The Bern to Brussels train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Brussels is usually scheduled to depart Bern around 04:21 and the last train is around 00:07. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bern around 05:13, and the last at 23:36.

When to book Bern 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 Bern to Brussels by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bern and Brussels?

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

  • Alleo
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalzug
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Thalys

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

Brussels to Bern by train

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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.