There are 10 ways to get from Brussels to Ankara 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 from Brussels  •  8 h 30 min

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

$97 - $283

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Fly from Charleroi  •  9 h 48 min

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

$188 - $622

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  8 h 44 min

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

$217 - $640

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Ankara (ESB) DUS - ESB

$125 - $278

Train, bus via Regensburg Hbf  •  46 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Regensburg Hbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the bus from Regensburg to Novi Pazar
  5. Take the bus from Novi Pazar to Pendik
  6. Take the train from Pendik to Ankara Yht

Bus  •  2 days 0 h

  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

$137 - $187

Train, bus Georg  •  2 days 4 h

  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

$197 - $434

Train, bus Balkan Horn  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Luxembourg Ic
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg to Shumen
  3. Take the bus from Shumen to Otogar
  4. Take the bus from Istanbul to Ankara

Drive, train  •  30 h 46 min

  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 Kufstein M / ...
  4. Drive from Kufstein to Ankara

$453 - $680

Drive  •  29 h 23 min

  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 80€ - 250€ and takes 8 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Ankara is to fly which costs 80€ - 250€ and takes 8 h 30 min.

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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 2 days 0 h.

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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 train and bus which takes 46 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 30 min 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 8 h 30 min and costs 80€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 110€ - 160€ and takes 2 days 0 h.

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  • Distance: 1571.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 30 min

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

Lufthansa, Turkish Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Brussels to Ankara hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Ankara via Munich, Munich central bus station, Munich, and Istanbul in around 2 days 0 h.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Ankara via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $450
Flights from Brussels to Ankara via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $450
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Ankara via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ankara via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ankara via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $260
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Charleroi to Ankara via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Ankara via Antalya
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Ankara via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Ankara via Izmir
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ankara via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Ankara via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Brussels to Ankara via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Ankara via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $3,500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ankara via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Brussels to Ankara via Kiev
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ankara via Kiev
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
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
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brusel Nord to Aachen Central Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Turkish Railways (TCDD)
Phone
+90 444 8 233
Website
tcddtasimacilik.gov.tr
Train from Pendik to Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Train from Gebze to Ankara
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
tcdd.gov.tr
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
Pejic Tours
Phone
+381 20 314 545
Email
info@pejictours.com
Website
pejictours.com
Bus from Regensburg to Novi Pazar
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$56
Schedules at
pejictours.com
Book at
pejictours.com
Ozlem Tours
Phone
+38120 411090
Email
ozlemtours@yahoo.com
Website
ozlem.rs
Bus from Novi Pazar to Pendik
Ave. Duration
15 h 32 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
ozlem.rs
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
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Brussels North to Munich ZOB Hackerbrucke
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
eurolines.de
Turancar
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Munich to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
28 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$82
Schedules at
alparturizm.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
6 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Haskovo to Gebze
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Shumen to Otogar
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
metroturizm.com.tr
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Aachen to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
37 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Balkan Horn
Website
balkanhorn.com
Bus from Luxembourg to Shumen
Ave. Duration
37 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
balkanhorn.com
Nishikli
Phone
+359 700 89 015
Email
silistreotogarsube@nisikli.com.tr
Website
nisikli.com.tr
Bus from Shumen to Istanbul Bariam
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
nisikli.com.tr

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