There are 11 ways to get from Belgium to Italy by plane, train, shuttle, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Brussels to Milan Linate  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Linate (LIN) BRU - LIN

$57 - $265

Cheapest option

Fly Charleroi to Milan Bergamo, shuttle  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) CRL - BGY
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Milan Bergamo Airport to Milano Centrale Station

$24 - $178

9 alternative options

Fly Brussels to Florence  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Florence (FLR) BRU - FLR

$102 - $400

Fly Brussels to Milan Malpensa, train  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BRU - MXP
  2. Take the train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Cadorna

$50 - $209

Fly Charleroi to Bologna  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Bologna (BLQ) CRL - BLQ

$27 - $299

Fly Charleroi to Rome Ciampino  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) CRL - CIA

$35 - $240

Train via Lyon Part Dieu  •  14 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr

$289 - $369

Train  •  19 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Nice Ville Tgv
  2. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Roma Termini Ic

$339 - $393

Train, bus  •  25 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf ICE
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Rome N77

$155 - $255

Bus  •  26 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma

$152 - $308

Drive  •  14 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Rome 914.6 miles

$220 - $320

What companies run services between Belgium and Italy?

Alitalia, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa fly from Schaerbeek to Milan every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Rome via Bruxelles Midi, Lyon Part Dieu, Torino Porta Susa, and Termini in around 14 h 23 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Avg. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $320
Flights from Charleroi to Bologna
Avg. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $480
Flights from Charleroi to Rome Ciampino
Avg. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Charleroi to Rome Ciampino via Cagliari
Avg. Duration
5 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Charleroi to Milan Bergamo
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Avg. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Florence via Zurich
Avg. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Avg. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Avg. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Florence
Avg. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Avg. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Florence via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Avg. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Avg. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Avg. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Flights from Brussels to Florence via Rome
Avg. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Avg. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Florence via Amsterdam
Avg. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Florence via Vienna
Avg. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Avg. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,700 - $4,400
Train operators
Malpensa Express
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Malpensa Aeroporto T.1 to Milano Cadorna
Avg. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Book at
malpensaexpress.it
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Lyon Part Dieu
Avg. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $290
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
Avg. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59 - $64
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$59 - $64
1st Class
$70 - $120
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Nice Ville
Avg. Duration
8 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$260 - $290
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$260 - $290
1st Class
$330 - $500
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Bus operators
Orio Shuttle
Phone
035.319366
Email
ticket@orioshuttle.com
Website
orioshuttle.com
Shuttle from Milan Bergamo Airport to Milano Centrale Station
Avg. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
orioshuttle.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Rome
Avg. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Brussels-North to Paris Gallieni
Avg. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Schedules at
eurolines.be
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma
Avg. Duration
21 h 24 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Belgium to Italy?

The distance between Belgium and Italy is 1078 km. The road distance is 1463 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Belgium to Italy?

The cheapest way to get from Belgium to Italy is to fly and shuttle which costs 45€ and takes 4 h 59 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Belgium to Italy?

The quickest way to get from Belgium to Italy is to fly which takes 4 h 6 min and costs 90€.

Is there a direct bus between Belgium and Italy?

No, there is no direct bus from Belgium to Italy. However, there are services departing from Brussels-North and arriving at Via Di Porta Maggiore via Paris Gallieni and Termini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 34 min.

How long does it take to get from Belgium to Italy?

It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from Belgium to Italy, including transfers.