There are 10 ways to get from Brussels to Bologna by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car train 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 Brussels to Bologna  •  4 h 9 min

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

$80 - $284

Cheapest option

Fly Charleroi to Bologna  •  4 h 54 min

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

$39 - $313

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Fly Brussels to Florence, train  •  5 h 1 min

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

$115 - $423

Fly Brussels to Venice, train  •  5 h 55 min

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

$77 - $290

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Bologna  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Schiphol (Airport)
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Bologna (BLQ) AMS - BLQ

$133 - $391

Train  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Bologna C.Le Fr

$259 - $343

Bus  •  16 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Milan, Milan N836
  2. Take the bus from Milano to Bologna 120R / ...

$66 - $112

Bus, bus and ferry  •  18 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels North to Zurich
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Zurich to Bologna

$95 - $124

Train, car train  •  18 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf Tha / ...
  2. Take the car train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le Fa / ...

$179 - $266

Drive  •  11 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Bologna 688.4 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Bologna is to fly which costs 30€ - 280€ and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Bologna is to fly which takes 4 h 9 min and costs 65€ - 250€.

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The distance between Brussels and Bologna is 879 km. The road distance is 1101 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to get from Brussels to Bologna, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Bologna via Milano. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 6 min.

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

Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Brussels to Bologna every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Bologna via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Torino Porta Susa in around 11 h 6 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Brussels to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Florence via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Amsterdam to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
Flights from Amsterdam to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Brussels to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $500
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Brussels to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Brussels to Florence via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $480
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia Mestre to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Torino Porta Susa Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $120
NS International
Website
nsinternational.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
14 h 4 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Milano to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
marozzivt.it
Saj
Phone
0981 500331
Email
info@saj.it
Website
saj.it
Bus from Milano Lampugnano to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
saj.it
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Brussels North to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Zurich to Bologna
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Book at
eurolines.ch

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