There are 11 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.

Recommended option

Fly Brussels to Istanbul  •  6 h 5 min

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

$91 - $332

10 alternative options

Fly Brussels to Izmir  •  6 h 6 min

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

$131 - $312

Fly Brussels to Antalya  •  6 h

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

$185 - $678

Fly Brussels to Sabiha Gokcen  •  7 h 20 min

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

$114 - $777

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

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

$119 - $291

Train, bus  •  36 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to München Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the bus from Munich to Istanbul

$231 - $331

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  39 h 50 min

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

$96 - $215

Train, night train  •  46 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti Rj
  3. Take the train from Budapest-Keleti to Videle
  4. Take the night train from Videle to Halkali

$331 - $481

Bus EAAA  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles - North to Köln
  2. Take the bus from Cologne to Burgas
  3. Take the bus from Burgas South to Istanbul

$160 - $224

Drive, train  •  24 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to München Hbf Ice
  3. Drive from München Ostbahnhof to Istanbul

$379 - $573

Drive  •  24 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Istanbul 1640.7 miles

$340 - $500

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 and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Antalya via Sabiha Gokcen
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 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 and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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 Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Brussels to Antalya via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $3,500
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 20 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
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brussels to Sabiha Gokcen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, 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
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Brussels to Izmir
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
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, 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
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
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Brussels to Istanbul via Tunis
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $950
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
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Antalya
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Brussels to Antalya via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from Brussels to Antalya via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and 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
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
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
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles 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
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Standard
$95 - $130
First
$195 - $205
Second Class
$55 - $130
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $310
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
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
28 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$113
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
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Brussels to Sofia - Bus Station
Ave. Duration
31 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.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
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Sofia to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bruxelles - North to Köln
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Cologne to Burgas
Ave. Duration
37 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
rta.government.bg

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brussels and Turkey is 2722 km. The road distance is 2625 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Turkey is to fly which costs 75€ - 290€ and takes 6 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from Brussels to Turkey is to fly which takes 6 h and costs 150€ - 600€.

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.

It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Brussels to Turkey, including transfers.