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There are 11 ways to get from Belgium to Italy by plane, train, car train, 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.

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Fly Brussels to Milan Linate  •  4h 8m

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

$41 - $264

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Fly Charleroi to Milan Bergamo  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) CRL - BGY

$22 - $176

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Fly Brussels to Bologna  •  4h 23m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Bologna (BLQ) BRU - BLQ

$67 - $287

Fly Brussels to Milan Malpensa  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BRU - MXP

$33 - $207

Fly Charleroi to Bologna  •  4h 18m

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

$26 - $298

Fly Charleroi to Rome Ciampino  •  4h 49m

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

$32 - $237

Train  •  14h 17m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Chambery
  2. Take the train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr

$332 - $442

Train, car train  •  21h 23m

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the car train from Köln Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fa / ...

$147 - $292

Bus FlixBus  •  23h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Paris, Paris 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station N1729

$101 - $173

Bus Eurolines FR  •  26h

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

$154 - $269

Drive  •  14h 21m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Rome 914.6 miles

$220 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Belgium to Italy is to fly which costs 19€ - 160€ and takes 5h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Belgium to Italy is to fly which costs 35€ - 230€ and takes 4h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Belgium to Italy. However, there are services departing from Grand-Place and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via Brussels, Brussels-North station, Paris, Paris and Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 44m.

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The distance between Belgium and Italy is 1078 km. The road distance is 1463.3 km.

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The best way to get from Belgium to Italy without a car is to train which takes 14h 17m and costs 280€ - 390€.

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It takes approximately 4h 8m to get from Belgium to Italy, including transfers.

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Belgium to Italy bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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The best way to get from Belgium to Italy is to fly which takes 4h 8m and costs 35€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 280€ - 390€ and takes 14h 17m, you could also bus, which costs 85€ - 160€ and takes 23h 44m.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Belgium to Italy bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Map of how to get from Belgium to Italy.
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  • Distance: 673.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 8m

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 Gare Du Midi, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Chambery, Chambery-Challes-E, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 14h 17m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $320
Flights from Charleroi to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $480
Flights from Charleroi to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $250
Flights from Charleroi to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Flights from Charleroi to Rome Ciampino via Budapest
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$35 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Flights from Brussels to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Chambery
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$210 - $270
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$210 - $270
1st Class
$280 - $390
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Chambery-Challes-E to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $80
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Köln Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
13h 44m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
$68
Motorcycle
$114
Vehicle
$126
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
italotreno.it
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
17h
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 Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Roma
Ave. Duration
16h 42m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Yes, the driving distance between Belgium to Italy is 1463 km. It takes approximately 14h 21m to drive from Belgium to Italy.

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Alitalia, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 559+ hotels available in Italy. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Belgium to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs 4€ - 18€.

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