There are 8 ways to get from Brussels to Florence by plane, train, bus, 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 Florence  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Florence (FLR) BRU - FLR

$86 - $398

Cheapest option

Fly Charleroi to Pisa, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Pisa (PSA) CRL - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$47 - $194

6 alternative options

Fly Brussels to Bologna, train  •  5 h 21 min

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

$88 - $334

Train  •  12 h

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/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 Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$280 - $359

Bus FlixBus  •  18 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Milan, Milan N836
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Florence, Florence N524 / ...

$70 - $120

Train, car train  •  19 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the car train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Firenze Campo Marte Fa

$206 - $278

Bus Eurolines FR  •  21 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Firenze

$135 - $246

Drive  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Florence 744.1 miles

$170 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Florence is to fly and train which costs 40€ - 170€ and takes 6 h 12 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Brussels to Florence is to fly which costs 70€ - 340€ and takes 4 h 18 min.

More details

The distance between Brussels and Florence is 942 km. The road distance is 1190.6 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Brussels to Florence, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Brussels station to Florence. However, there are services departing from Brussels, Brussels-North station and arriving at Florence, Florence via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 50 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Florence. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid/Midi and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h.

More details

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

Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Brussels to Florence every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Florence via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 12 h.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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 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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Florence
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
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
4 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Florence via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Brussels to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Pisa
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $280
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Brussels to Bologna via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
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
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
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Firenze Campo Marte
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$11 - $14
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
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
Deutsche Bahn
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
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 - $150
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
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 Florence, Florence
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Brussels-North to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Firenze
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

Want to know more about travelling around Italy

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.