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There are 13 ways to get from Istanbul to Belgium 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 Istanbul Ataturk to Brussels  •  6 h 27 min

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

$75 - $332

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Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Charleroi  •  8 h 14 min

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

$71 - $401

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Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels  •  7 h 51 min

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

$97 - $778

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  7 h 59 min

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

$122 - $344

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul Ataturk (IST) to Amsterdam (AMS) IST - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal

$105 - $280

Fly Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf, train  •  8 h 54 min

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

$107 - $319

Bus Alpar Turizm, train  •  38 h 6 min

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

$250 - $335

Bus  •  39 h 50 min

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

$119 - $211

Bus Georg, train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Haskovo
  2. Take the bus from Haskovo to Aachen
  3. Take the train from Eupen to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr. Ic

$174 - $400

Bus KARAT-S, train  •  2 days 1 h

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

$285 - $321

Night train, train  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  2. Take the night train from Bucuresti Nord Gara A to Wien Hbf D
  3. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice

$346 - $515

Drive, train  •  26 h 42 min

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

$394 - $579

Drive  •  25 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Brussels 1640.2 miles

$340 - $500

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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Belgium is to fly which costs 420 ₺ - 1.900 ₺ and takes 6 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Belgium is to fly which costs 420 ₺ - 1.900 ₺ and takes 6 h 27 min.

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

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The distance between Istanbul and Belgium is 2150 km. The road distance is 2624.3 km.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Belgium without a car is to bus and train which takes 38 h 6 min and costs 1.400 ₺ - 1.900 ₺.

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It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Istanbul to Belgium, including transfers.

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Istanbul to Belgium bus services, operated by Metro Plus, depart from Istanbul station.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Belgium is to fly which takes 6 h 27 min and costs 420 ₺ - 1.900 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 650 ₺ - 1.200 ₺ and takes 39 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 35 min.

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Istanbul to Belgium bus services, operated by BG Razpisanie, arrive at Brussels station.

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Belgium.
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  • Distance: 1343.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 27 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Belgium?

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

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brussels via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brussels via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf via Izmir
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $4,400
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Brussels via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels via Rome
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul Ataturk to Amsterdam via Athens
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
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 Köln Hauptbahnhof to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $75
Train from Schiphol Airport to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Düsseldorf to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Eupen to Brux.-/ Brus-Centr.
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$23 - $35
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Website
bdz.bg
Romanian Railways (CFR)
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Train from Salzburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Alpar Turizm
Phone
0090 212 658 18 51
Email
info@alparturizm.com.tr
Website
alparturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Munich
Ave. Duration
28 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$91
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Burgas
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
metrotransport.bg
BG Razpisanie
Website
bgrazpisanie.com
Bus from Sofia to Brussels
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 Sofia to Brussels
Ave. Duration
33 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$250 - $330
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Bus from Haskovo to Aachen
Ave. Duration
37 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
Matpu
Phone
02 952 50 04
Email
matpu96@abv.bg
Website
matpu.com
Bus from Istanbul to Haskovo
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
matpu.com
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Burgas to Köln
Ave. Duration
38 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$213
Schedules at
karat-s.com

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Belgium is 2 h behind Istanbul. It is currently 6:49 AM in Istanbul and 4:49 AM in Belgium.

Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Belgium is 2624 km. It takes approximately 25 h 13 min to drive from Istanbul to Belgium.

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Tarom, LOT, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 187+ hotels available in Belgium. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Ataturk Airport is to Metro which takes 34 min and costs 4 ₺.

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