There are 10 ways to get from Bologna to Brussels by plane, bus, train, night 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 21 min

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

$81 - $286

Cheapest option

Fly Bologna to Charleroi, bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Charleroi (CRL) BLQ - CRL
  2. Take the bus from Charleroi Airport to Bruxelles-Midi

$40 - $315

8 alternative options

Train to Florence, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 11 min

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

$118 - $420

Train to Venice, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 49 min

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

$80 - $290

Train to Milan Linate, fly to Brussels  •  5 h 29 min

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

$82 - $313

Train  •  12 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Geneve Ec
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi Tha

$294 - $428

Night bus, bus  •  17 h 40 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bologna to Milan Napoli > Caserta > Roma > Bologna > Milan / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Brussels, Brussels-North station N836

$59 - $116

Bus via Liège  •  17 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna to Liege
  2. Take the bus from Liège to Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station Dortmund > Duisburg > Dusseldorf > Cologne > Aix-la-Chapelle > Liège > Bruxelles Schaerbeek - Gare Nord > Bruxelles Centre - Gare Midi > Paris Centre - Bercy > Orléans > Tours > Poitiers > Angoulême > Bordeaux Centre > Bayonne > Saint-Sébastien > Hernani

$79 - $104

Bus  •  24 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna to Brussel

$85 - $120

Drive  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Brussels 687.3 miles

$160 - $240

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, Geneve, Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Nord in around 12 h 9 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, 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
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 56 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
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
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 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
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $500
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
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Venice to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Friday and 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
$17 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Geneve to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $120
1st Class
$140 - $200
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Brussels City Shuttle
Phone
+352 50 55 62 1
Website
brussels-city-shuttle.com
Bus from Charleroi Airport to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
brussels-city-shuttle.com
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Bologna to Milan
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Liège to Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Night bus from Bologna to Milano
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Bologna, Bologna to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Night bus from Bologna to Milano Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
marinobus.it
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus from Bologna to Liege
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus from Bologna to Brussel
Ave. Duration
24 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.it

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bologna to Brussels?

The distance between Bologna and Brussels is 879 km. The road distance is 1100 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bologna to Brussels?

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to Brussels is to fly and bus which costs 30€ - 260€ and takes 5 h 14 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bologna to Brussels?

The quickest way to get from Bologna to Brussels is to fly which takes 4 h 21 min and costs 65€ - 240€.

Is there a direct train between Bologna and Brussels?

No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at Bruxelles Midi via Milano Centrale, Geneve, Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 9 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bologna and Brussels?

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.

How long does it take to get from Bologna to Brussels?

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