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There are 10 ways to get from Brussels to L'Île-Rousse by train, plane, bus, ferry, car ferry 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

Train to Paris Orly, fly to Calvi  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Calvi (CLY) ORY - CLY

240€ - 528€

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  18h 25m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Nice
  2. Take the car ferry from Nice to Bastia
  3. Drive from Bastia to L'Île-Rousse

166€ - 240€

8 alternative options

Train to Lille Lesquin, fly to Bastia, bus  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
  2. Fly from Lille Lesquin (LIL) to Bastia (BIA) LIL - BIA
  3. Take the bus from Casamozza to Ile Rousse, Bar Seramis

Train to Paris Orly, fly to Bastia, bus  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
  2. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Bastia (BIA) ORY - BIA
  3. Take the bus from Casamozza to Ile Rousse, Bar Seramis

Fly Brussels to Calvi  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Calvi (CLY) BRU - CLY

174€ - 439€

Fly Brussels to Bastia, bus  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Bastia (BIA) BRU - BIA
  2. Take the bus from Casamozza to Ile Rousse, Bar Seramis

Train to Charleroi, fly to Bastia, bus  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
  2. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Bastia (BIA) CRL - BIA
  3. Take the bus from Casamozza to Ile Rousse, Bar Seramis

Train, ferry, bus  •  19h 18m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Marseille St Charles Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Antibes Tgv / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Nice to Bastia
  4. Take the bus from Bastia, gare, Prefecture to Ile Rousse, Bar Seramis

Train, car ferry, bus  •  22h 26m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Marseille St Charles Tgv
  2. Take the car ferry from Marseille to Bastia
  3. Take the bus from Bastia, gare, Prefecture to Ile Rousse, Bar Seramis

Bus, ferry  •  27h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Genoa
  2. Take the ferry from Genova to Bastia
  3. Take the bus from Bastia, gare, Prefecture to Ile Rousse, Bar Seramis

Brussels to L'Île-Rousse by bus, walk and ferry

The journey time between Brussels and L'Île-Rousse is around 2 days 21h and covers a distance of around 1461 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 21h. Operated by FlixBus, Moby S.p.A and Corsicar Autocars Les Beaux Voyages, the Brussels to L'Île-Rousse service departs from Brussels-North train station and arrives in Ile Rousse, Bar Seramis. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2 days 21h
Fastest journey time:
2 days 21h
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
161 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
20:45
Last service departs at:
20:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brussels to L'Île-Rousse bus, walk and ferry schedules

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in L'Île-Rousse is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in L'Île-Rousse is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in L'Île-Rousse is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Brussels to L'Île-Rousse is to drive and car ferry, which costs 160€ - 240€ and takes 18h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to L'Île-Rousse is to train and fly which costs 240€ - 550€ and takes 4h 58m.

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The distance between Brussels and L'Île-Rousse is 978 km.

The best way to get from Brussels to L'Île-Rousse without a car is to train and ferry and bus which takes 19h 18m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 58m to get from Brussels to L'Île-Rousse, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Paris Orly Airport to Calvi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Air Corsica and Air France offer flights from Paris Orly Airport to Calvi Airport.

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There are 99+ hotels available in L'Île-Rousse. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 8€ - 10€.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to L'Île-Rousse.
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  • Distance: 977.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 58m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and L'Île-Rousse, France?

Brussels Airlines, Air France and seven other airlines fly from Brussels to L'Île-Rousse 4 times a day.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Calvi
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 470€
Flights from Paris Orly to Calvi via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 470€
Flights from Paris Orly to Calvi via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 470€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bastia
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
200€ - 370€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bastia via Marseille
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 370€
Flights from Paris Orly to Bastia
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 320€
Flights from Paris Orly to Bastia via Marseille
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 320€
Flights from Paris Orly to Bastia via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 320€
Flights from Brussels to Calvi via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Flights from Brussels to Calvi via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Flights from Brussels to Calvi via Zurich, Nice
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from Brussels to Calvi via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
260€ - 1100€
Flights from Brussels to Calvi via Amsterdam Schiphol, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
260€ - 1100€
Flights from Brussels to Calvi via Munich, Nice
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Flights from Brussels to Calvi via London Heathrow, Marseille
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Air Corsica
Website
aircorsica.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Calvi
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 470€
Flights from Paris Orly to Bastia
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 330€
Flights from Brussels to Calvi via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Flights from Brussels to Calvi via Zurich, Nice
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from Brussels to Calvi via Munich, Nice
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Flights from Brussels to Calvi via London Heathrow, Marseille
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Flights from Charleroi to Bastia
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
200€ - 850€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bastia
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 370€
Flights from Lille Lesquin to Bastia via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 370€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Brussels to Calvi via Amsterdam Schiphol, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
220€ - 650€
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Brussels to Bastia
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 380€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Bastia via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
190€ - 400€
Website
Thalys
Standard
190€ - 260€
Comfort
200€ - 270€
Premium
290€ - 400€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
32€ - 38€
1st Class
27€ - 32€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
150€ - 210€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
150€ - 180€
1st Class
180€ - 210€
Train from Marseille St Charles to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 55€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. to Charleroi-Sud / Charleroi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 16€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
25€ - 40€
Rail 1st Class
35€ - 55€
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
Corsicar Autocars Les Beaux Voyages
Phone
+33 4 95 65 08 26
Website
corsicar.com
Bus from Casamozza to Ile Rousse, Bar Seramis
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Corsicar Autocars Les Beaux Voyages
Bus from Bastia, gare, Prefecture to Ile Rousse, Bar Seramis
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Website
Corsicar Autocars Les Beaux Voyages
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Genoa
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Corsica Ferries
Phone
+33.4.95.32.95.95
Website
corsica-ferries.it
Ferry from Nice to Bastia
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 140€
Website
Sardinia Ferries
Website
Sardinia Ferries
Passenger Flex Fare
55€ - 75€
Passenger & Vehicle Flex Fare
100€ - 140€
La Meridionale
Phone
00 33 810 20 13 20
Email
service-clients@cmn.fr
Website
lameridionale.fr
Car ferry from Marseille to Bastia
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Schedules at
lameridionale.fr
Car ferry from Nice to Bastia
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Schedules at
lameridionale.fr
Moby S.p.A
Phone
+49 (0)611 14020
Email
info@moby.it
Website
mobylines.com
Ferry from Genova to Bastia
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
24€ - 55€
Website
Moby S.p.A
Standard car
35€ - 50€
Low season
24€ - 35€
High season
35€ - 55€

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