There are 13 ways to get from Brussels to Turkey by plane, train, bus, night 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.

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Fly Brussels to Istanbul  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Istanbul (IST) BRU - IST

$90 - $332

Cheapest option

Fly Charleroi to Sabiha Gokcen  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) CRL - SAW

$84 - $415

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Fly Brussels to Izmir  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Izmir (ADB) BRU - ADB

$130 - $312

Fly Brussels to Antalya  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Antalya (AYT) BRU - AYT

$182 - $676

Fly Brussels to Sabiha Gokcen  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) BRU - SAW

$112 - $776

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Istanbul  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Istanbul (IST) AMS - IST

$118 - $290

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Istanbul  •  7 h 47 min

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

$146 - $359

Train, bus Alpar Turizm  •  36 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the bus from Munich to Istanbul

$240 - $320

Bus  •  39 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels to Sofia
  2. Take the bus from Sofia to Istanbul

$122 - $214

Train, bus Georg  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Eupen Ic
  2. Take the bus from Aachen to Haskovo
  3. Take the bus from Haskovo to Istanbul

$172 - $396

Train, night train  •  2 days 1 h

  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(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A D
  5. Take the night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali

$357 - $537

Drive, train  •  26 h 14 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 Istanbul

$393 - $600

Drive  •  24 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Istanbul 1640.7 miles

$340 - $500

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Turkey is to fly which costs 75€ - 290€ and takes 6 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Turkey is to fly which costs 75€ - 290€ and takes 6 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Turkey. However, there are services departing from Brussels and arriving at Istanbul via Sofia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 50 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Turkey is 2722 km. The road distance is 2625.2 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Turkey without a car is to train and bus which takes 36 h 57 min and costs 200€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from Brussels to Turkey, including transfers.

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Brussels to Turkey bus services, operated by BG Razpisanie, depart from Brussels station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Turkey is to fly which takes 6 h 7 min and costs 75€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 100€ - 190€ and takes 39 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Istanbul Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 20 min.

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Brussels to Turkey bus services, operated by Metro Plus, arrive at Istanbul station.

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Turkey is 2 h ahead of Brussels. It is currently 3:56 PM in Brussels and 4:56 PM in Turkey.

Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Turkey is 2625 km. It takes approximately 24 h 52 min to drive from Brussels to Turkey.

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  • Distance: 1701 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 7 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and 11 other airlines fly from Brussels to Istanbul hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Istanbul via Sofia in around 39 h 50 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Izmir via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Antalya via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Brussels to Antalya via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Brussels to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Brussels to Izmir via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Brussels to Antalya via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $3,500
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Sabiha Gokcen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Brussels to Izmir
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Brussels to Izmir via Antalya
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Brussels to Antalya
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Antalya via Izmir
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Brussels to Izmir via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul via Izmir
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,600
Flights from Charleroi to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via Kiev
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul via Kiev
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Brussels to Antalya
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via Beirut
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via Tunis
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Brussels to Antalya via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Brussels to Antalya via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Brussels to Sabiha Gokcen via Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Istanbul via Antalya
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/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
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 München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
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(Main)Hbf to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Eupen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$23 - $35
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Bucuresti Nord Gara A
Ave. Duration
19 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Gara Bucureşti Nord to Halkali
Ave. Duration
16 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Website
bdz.bg
Bus operators
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
$80
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Brussels to Sofia
Ave. Duration
29 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Schedules at
bgrazpisanie.com
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Brussels to Sofia
Ave. Duration
33 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$260 - $330
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Aachen to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
37 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Haskovo to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
matpu.com

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