There are 14 ways to get from Istanbul to Belgium by plane, train, bus, night 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 Istanbul to Brussels  •  6 h 18 min

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

$75 - $332

Cheapest option

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Charleroi  •  8 h 24 min

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

$71 - $400

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Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels  •  7 h 43 min

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

$97 - $777

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

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

$121 - $344

Fly Istanbul to Amsterdam, train  •  8 h 5 min

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

$105 - $280

Fly Istanbul to Luxembourg, bus  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Luxembourg (LUX) IST - LUX
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Liège

$110 - $469

Fly Istanbul to Dusseldorf, train  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Istanbul (IST) to Dusseldorf (DUS) IST - DUS
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Liège-Guillemins

$94 - $333

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

$242 - $317

Bus  •  40 h 2 min

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

$123 - $214

Bus EAAA, train  •  2 days 0 h

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

$166 - $237

Bus, night bus  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Burgas South
  2. Take the bus from Burgas to Duisburg
  3. Take the night bus from Duisburg to Brussels, Brussels-North station

$192 - $205

Night train, train  •  2 days 5 h

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

$355 - $534

Drive, train  •  26 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Kufstein
  2. Take the train from Kufstein 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

$400 - $581

Drive  •  25 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Brussels 1640.2 miles

$340 - $500

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Belgium is to fly which costs 460 ₺ - 2.100 ₺ and takes 6 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Belgium is to fly which costs 460 ₺ - 2.100 ₺ and takes 6 h 18 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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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Istanbul to Belgium, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Istanbul to Belgium. However, there are services departing from Istanbul and arriving at Brussel Martelaars via Sofia and Brussel Noord Perron 3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 2 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Istanbul to Belgium.
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  • Distance: 1343.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 18 min

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Belgium?

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Istanbul to Schaerbeek hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Brussels via Sofia, Brussels, and Brussel Noord Perron 3 in around 40 h 2 min.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Istanbul to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Istanbul to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Istanbul to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Istanbul to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Istanbul to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Istanbul to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,700
Flights from Istanbul to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $280
Flights from Istanbul to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Istanbul to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Istanbul to Luxembourg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,700
Flights from Istanbul to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Istanbul to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Izmir
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $300
Aegean Airlines
Website
aegeanair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Brussels via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Istanbul to Amsterdam via Athens
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Istanbul to Dusseldorf via Athens
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Onur Air
Website
onurair.com
Flights from Istanbul to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Istanbul to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $370
Flights from Istanbul to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Istanbul to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Istanbul to Brussels via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Istanbul to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Istanbul to Brussels via Kiev
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Istanbul to Amsterdam via Kiev
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Istanbul to Brussels via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
SunExpress
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels via Antalya
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels via Rome
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Istanbul to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
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
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $160
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 Wien to Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 4 min
Frequency
4 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
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$40 - $65
1st Class
$65 - $90
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 Kufstein to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Liège
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Duisburg to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$83
Schedules at
alparturizm.com.tr
Metro Plus
Website
metrotransport.bg
Bus from Istanbul to Sofia
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $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 - $320
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
EAAA
Website
rta.government.bg
Bus from Burgas to Cologne
Ave. Duration
37 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
rta.government.bg
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
$153
Schedules at
karat-s.com
Bus from Burgas to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
40 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$153
Schedules at
karat-s.com

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