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There are 10 ways to get from Brussels to Ankara by plane, train, bus, night bus, bus and ferry or car

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Fly from Brussels  •  7h 24m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Ankara (ESB) BRU - ESB

$82 - $283

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Fly from Charleroi  •  10h 18m

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Ankara (ESB) CRL - ESB

$188 - $622

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Ankara (ESB) CGN - ESB

$215 - $638

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  9h 27m

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Ankara (ESB) DUS - ESB

$147 - $279

Bus  •  47h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Munich, Munich central bus station N36
  2. Take the bus from Munich to Istanbul
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul to Ankara

$143 - $184

Train, bus, night bus  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the bus from Köln to Haskovo
  3. Take the night bus from Haskovo Central Bus Station to Istanbul Büyük Otogari
  4. Take the bus from Istanbul to Gebze
  5. Take the train from Gebze to Ankara Yht

$190 - $460

Bus and ferry, bus  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Brussels to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul
  3. Take the bus from Istanbul to Ankara

$107 - $200

Train, bus  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Aachen Central Station Ice
  2. Take the bus from Aachen to Haskovo
  3. Take the bus from Haskovo to Gebze
  4. Take the train from Gebze to Ankara Yht

$187 - $425

Drive, train  •  30h 32m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Köln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  4. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Ankara

$448 - $680

Drive  •  29h 23m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Ankara 1923.9 miles

$400 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Ankara is to fly which costs 70€ - 250€ and takes 7h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Ankara is to fly which costs 70€ - 250€ and takes 7h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Ankara. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Ankara via Munich and Istanbul. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47h 52m.

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The distance between Brussels and Ankara is 2514 km. The road distance is 3078.2 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Ankara without a car is to bus which takes 47h 52m and costs 120€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 7h 24m to get from Brussels to Ankara, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Ankara is to fly which takes 7h 24m and costs 70€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120€ - 160€ and takes 47h 52m.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Ankara Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 40m.

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Brussels to Ankara bus services, operated by Kamil Koc, arrive at Ankara station.

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  • Distance: 1571.2 miles
  • Duration: 7h 24m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Ankara, Turkey?

SunExpress, Turkish Airlines and two other airlines fly from Brussels to Ankara hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Ankara via Munich and Istanbul in around 47h 52m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Ankara via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $450
Flights from Brussels to Ankara via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $450
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Ankara via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ankara via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ankara via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Charleroi to Ankara via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Ankara via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Ankara via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ankara via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $330
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Brussels to Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Brussels to Ankara via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ankara via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $180
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ankara via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $340
Train operators
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
Train from Brusel Nord to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Gebze to Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
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 Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Munich to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
28h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$91
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Kamil Koc
Phone
+90 224 294 55 62
Website
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
kamilkoc.com.tr
Pamukkale
Phone
0 850 333 35 35
Email
info@pamukkale.com.tr
Website
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to ASTI Ankara Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
pamukkale.com.tr
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Gebze
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Haskovo to Gebze
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Köln to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
34h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Aachen to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
37h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Huntur
Phone
+90 212 658 00 61
Email
info@huntur.com.tr
Website
huntur.com.tr
Night bus from Haskovo Central Bus Station to Istanbul Büyük Otogari
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
huntur.com.tr
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Brussels to Sofia
Ave. Duration
33h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
online.union-ivkoni.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
11h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
matpu.com

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Ankara is 2h ahead of Brussels. It is currently 11:09 AM in Brussels and 1:09 PM in Ankara.

Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Ankara is 3078 km. It takes approximately 29h 23m to drive from Brussels to Ankara.

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SunExpress, Ukraine International Airlines and Turkish Airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Ankara Airport.

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There are 190+ hotels available in Ankara. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 21m and costs 4€ - 18€.

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