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There are 11 ways to get from Bruges to Italy by train, plane, 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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Train to Brussels, fly to Milan Linate  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Linate (LIN) BRU - LIN

$66 - $280

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Train to Charleroi, fly to Bologna  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Bologna (BLQ) CRL - BLQ

$51 - $332

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Train to Brussels, fly to Bologna  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Bologna (BLQ) BRU - BLQ

$92 - $303

Train to Brussels, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BRU - MXP

$58 - $223

Train to Brussels, fly to Rome  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Rome (FCO) BRU - FCO

$68 - $254

Train to Brussels, fly to Turin  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Turin (TRN) BRU - TRN

$99 - $311

Train  •  15h 6m

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

$341 - $456

Train, car train  •  22h 25m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord Ic
  2. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the car train from Köln Hbf to Verona Porta Nuova
  4. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fa / ...

$156 - $306

Bus  •  22h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Paris, Paris N702
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station N1729

$99 - $170

Train, bus  •  28h 41m

  1. Take the train from Bruges / Brugge to Courtrai / Kortrijk Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Paris Gallieni
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma

$137 - $261

Drive  •  15h 15m

  1. Drive from Bruges to Rome 979.1 miles

$230 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Bruges to Italy is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 200€ and takes 5h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Bruges to Italy is to train and fly which costs 55€ - 250€ and takes 5h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bruges to Italy. However, there are services departing from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via Paris, Paris and Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bruges to Italy. However, there are services departing from Bruges / Brugge and arriving at Roma Termini via Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Chambery-Challes-E and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 6m.

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The distance between Bruges and Italy is 1191 km. The road distance is 1566.6 km.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Italy without a car is to train which takes 15h 6m and costs 290€ - 400€.

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It takes approximately 5h 24m to get from Bruges to Italy, including transfers.

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Bruges to Italy bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein station.

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Bruges to Italy train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Bruges / Brugge station.

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The best way to get from Bruges to Italy is to train which takes 15h 6m and costs 290€ - 400€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 85€ - 150€ and takes 22h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Bruges to Italy.
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  • Distance: 744.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 24m

What companies run services between Bruges, Belgium and Italy?

You can take a train from Bruges to Rome via Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Chambery, Chambery-Challes-E, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 15h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bruges to Rome via Paris, Paris, Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station, and Staz.ne Tiburtina in around 22h 59m.

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
Flights from Brussels to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Brussels to Turin via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Turin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
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
Flights from Brussels to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $440
Flights from Brussels to Turin
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
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
Flights from Brussels to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Brussels to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $320
Flights from Brussels to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Flights from Charleroi to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Rome via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $290
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $24
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$11 - $16
1st Class
$17 - $25
Train from Bruges / Brugge to Courtrai / Kortrijk
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bruges, Bruges Bargeplein to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
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
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $20
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma
Ave. Duration
21h 21m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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

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Bruges to Italy train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bruges to Italy is 1567 km. It takes approximately 15h 15m to drive from Bruges to Italy.

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

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