There are 9 ways to get from Bologna to Brussels 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.

Recommended option

Fly Bologna to Brussels  •  4 h 22 min

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

$66 - $284

Cheapest option

Fly Bologna to Charleroi  •  5 h 14 min

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

$39 - $313

7 alternative options

Train to Florence, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 27 min

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

$102 - $416

Train to Venice, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Brussels (BRU) VCE - BRU

$62 - $317

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Brussels (BRU) LIN - BRU

$66 - $307

Train  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi

$257 - $336

Bus FlixBus  •  20 h 25 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 328 / ...

$77 - $127

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Brussels is to fly which costs 30€ - 280€ and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to Brussels is to fly which costs 55€ - 250€ and takes 4 h 22 min.

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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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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Brussel-Zuid/Midi via Milano Centrale, Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris-Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 50 min.

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The distance between Bologna and Brussels is 879 km. The road distance is 1099.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 11 h 50 min and costs 220€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from Bologna to Brussels, including transfers.

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Bologna to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bologna, Bologna station.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 549.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

What companies run services between Bologna, Italy and Brussels, Belgium?

Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Bologna to Brussels every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bologna to Brussels via Milano Centrale, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, and Paris-Nord in around 11 h 50 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 Venice to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, 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
Flights from Venice to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $500
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Florence to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to Brussels via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 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
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
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
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Basel
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
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 Venice to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
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
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
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 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
Bus operators
FlixBus
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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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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