There are 9 ways to get from Brussels to Milan 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 Brussels to Milan Linate  •  4h 11m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Linate (LIN) BRU - LIN

53€ - 340€

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Fly Charleroi to Milan Bergamo  •  5h 33m

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) CRL - BGY

30€ - 204€

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Fly Brussels to Milan Malpensa  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BRU - MXP

53€ - 294€

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Milan Linate  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Milan Linate (LIN) AMS - LIN

117€ - 870€

Train to Luxembourg, fly to Milan Linate  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Brux./Brus.-Luxemb. to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Milan Linate (LIN) LUX - LIN

84€ - 368€

Train  •  9h 41m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano P.Garibaldi Tgv

200€ - 328€

Train via Strasbourg  •  11h 52m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Strasbourg Tgv
  2. Take the train from Offenburg to Milano Centrale Ec

165€ - 232€

Bus  •  15h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Milano - Lampugnano 890 / ...

45€ - 63€

Drive  •  9h 4m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Milan 889.2 km

120€ - 180€

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Milan is to fly which costs 30€ - 210€ and takes 5h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Milan is to fly which costs 50€ - 340€ and takes 4h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Milan. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles, Nord and arriving at conciliazione m1 via lampugnano m1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Milan. However, there are services departing from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and arriving at Milano P.Garibaldi via Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 41m.

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The distance between Brussels and Milan is 698 km. The road distance is 889.2 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Milan without a car is to train which takes 9h 41m and costs 200€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 4h 11m to get from Brussels to Milan, including transfers.

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Brussels to Milan bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Bruxelles, Nord station.

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Brussels to Milan train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Milan is to fly which takes 4h 11m and costs 50€ - 340€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 200€ - 330€ and takes 9h 41m, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 15h 41m.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Milan.
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  • Distance: 698 km
  • Duration: 4h 11m

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

Alitalia, Brussels Airlines and two other airlines fly from Brussels to Milan every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Milan via Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 9h 41m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 380€
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 380€
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 600€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 340€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 250€
Flights from Luxembourg to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 900€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 190€
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 240€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 190€
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 320€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 440€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
16€ - 250€
Flights from Charleroi to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
20€ - 220€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 380€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Milan Linate via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 550€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 85€
Comfort
70€ - 95€
Premium
85€ - 120€
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€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux./Brus.-Luxemb. to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
18€ - 26€
1st Class
28€ - 40€
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 Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano P.Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
120€ - 150€
1st Class
140€ - 170€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Offenburg to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Milano - Lampugnano
Ave. Duration
15h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
Eurolines FR
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, Brussels-North station to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Brussels to Milan bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Milano - Lampugnano station.

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Brussels to Milan train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Milano P.Garibaldi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Milan is 889 km. It takes approximately 9h 4m to drive from Brussels to Milan.

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KLM, Alitalia, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 4971+ hotels available in Milan. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 16€ - 18€.

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