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There are 14 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 Ataturk  •  6h 11m

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

$76 - $332

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Fly Brussels to Izmir  •  6h 17m

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

$116 - $312

Fly Brussels to Antalya  •  6h 11m

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

$179 - $689

Fly Brussels to Ankara  •  7h 24m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Ankara (ESB) BRU - ESB

$82 - $283

Fly Brussels to Sabiha Gokcen  •  7h 31m

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

$98 - $776

Fly Charleroi to Sabiha Gokcen  •  8h 15m

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

$84 - $415

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  7h 36m

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

$144 - $357

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Istanbul Ataturk  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Istanbul Ataturk (IST) DUS - IST

$136 - $348

Train, bus  •  36h 56m

  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

$250 - $330

Bus Alpar Turizm  •  41h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Munich, Munich central bus station N136 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich to Istanbul

$138 - $167

Bus Georg  •  43h

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

$278 - $377

Train, night train  •  2 days 1h

  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(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj
  4. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Arad Ic
  5. Take the train from Arad to Videle D
  6. Take the night train from Videle to Halkali

$351 - $507

Drive, train  •  26h 1m

  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 Salzburg Hbf M / ...
  4. Drive from Salzburg Hbf to Istanbul

$388 - $590

Drive  •  24h 52m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Istanbul 1640.7 miles

$340 - $500

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Turkey is to fly which costs 65€ - 290€ and takes 6h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Turkey is to fly which costs 65€ - 290€ and takes 6h 11m.

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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 43h.

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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 36h 56m and costs 210€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 6h 11m to get from Brussels to Turkey, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Brussels to Turkey is to fly which takes 6h 11m and costs 65€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120€ - 150€ and takes 41h 21m.

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 15m.

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

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  • Distance: 1701 miles
  • Duration: 6h 11m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Turkey?

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and eight other airlines fly from Brussels to Istanbul hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brussels to Istanbul via Munich, Istanbul, and Otogar in around 41h 21m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Brussels to Izmir via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Izmir via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Antalya via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Brussels to Antalya via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Brussels to Ankara via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $450
Flights from Brussels to Ankara via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $450
Flights from Brussels to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Brussels to Izmir via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Brussels to Antalya via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $3,500
Flights from Brussels to Antalya via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $3,500
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul Ataturk via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Sabiha Gokcen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul Ataturk via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Izmir via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Brussels to Ankara via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $310
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Brussels to Izmir
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $400
Flights from Brussels to Antalya
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Ankara
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Charleroi to Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Istanbul Ataturk via Izmir
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul Ataturk via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Air Moldova
Website
airmoldova.md
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul Ataturk via Chisinau
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul Ataturk via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Middle East Airlines
Website
mea.com.lb
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul Ataturk via Beirut
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Antalya
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
TUI fly Belgium
Website
tuifly.be
Flights from Brussels to Antalya
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk via Athens
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Istanbul Ataturk via Tunis
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $950
Train operators
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
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Salzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
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
28h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$91
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Georg
Phone
+ 359/38/66 34 04
Email
georg_ltd@abv.bg
Website
georg-bg.com
Bus from Brussels to Sofia
Ave. Duration
33h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$240 - $320
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Radina VIP
Phone
+359 879 321 588
Email
radinavip@gmail.com
Website
radinavip.com
Bus from Brussels North to Sofia
Ave. Duration
37h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
radinavip.com
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg

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Turkey is 2h ahead of Brussels. It is currently 5:58 AM in Brussels and 7:58 AM in Turkey.

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

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Air Moldova, Tarom, Ukraine International Airlines and five other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Istanbul Ataturk Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Turkey. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 21m and costs 4€ - 18€.

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