There are 8 ways to get from Bologna to Belgium by plane, 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 Bologna to Brussels  •  4 h 21 min

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

$65 - $284

Cheapest option

Fly Bologna to Charleroi  •  4 h 44 min

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

$26 - $297

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Train to Florence, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Brussels (BRU) FLR - BRU

$92 - $419

Fly Bologna to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) BLQ - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Liège-Guillemins

$92 - $322

Train  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa Station
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi Tha

$252 - $330

Bus FlixBus  •  19 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport N537
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Brussels, Brussels-North station 815 / ...

$79 - $128

Bus Eurolines IT  •  24 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna to Brussel

$80 - $110

Drive  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Brussels 687.3 miles

$160 - $240

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna and arriving at Brussel. Services depart once daily, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 24 h 15 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Belgium is 846 km. The road distance is 1099.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Belgium without a car is to train which takes 11 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Bologna to Belgium, including transfers.

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Bologna to Belgium bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, depart from Bologna station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Belgium is to fly which takes 4 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 41 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 19 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Bologna Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Bologna to Belgium bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, arrive at Brussel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bologna to Belgium is 1100 km. It takes approximately 10 h 57 min to drive from Bologna to Belgium.

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Brussels Airlines, Hop!, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Belgium.
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  • Distance: 529 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Belgium?

Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Bologna to Schaerbeek every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bologna to Brussels via Torino Porta Susa Station, Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Nord RER, Paris Nord, Bruxelles Midi, and Gare Du Midi in around 11 h 41 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Florence to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Florence to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Bologna to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $480
Flights from Bologna to Charleroi via Bratislava
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$27 - $480
Flights from Bologna to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Florence to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Florence to Brussels via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bologna to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Train operators
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 Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia

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 Bologna C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$13 - $16
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 Köln Hauptbahnhof to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $75
Train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
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 Bologna, Bologna to Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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