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There are 8 ways to get from Istanbul to Brussels by plane, bus, train, night train, car, car train or night bus

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

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Munich
  2. Take the bus from Zob to Brussels-North train station

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Munich
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Frankfurt
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt to Bruxelles-Nord

Night train, train

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

Drive, car train

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Edirne
  2. Take the car train from Edirne to Villach Hbf/Bbf
  3. Take the car train from Villach Hbf/Bbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
  4. Drive from Duesseldorf Hbf to Brussels

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
  2. Take the night train from Bucuresti Nord to Wien Hbf
  3. Take the night train from Wien Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord

Bus, night bus

  1. Take the bus from Istanbul to Razgrad
  2. Take the night bus from Razgrad Central Bus Station to Brussels North Train Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Istanbul to Brussels

Istanbul (IST) to Brussels (BRU) flights

105 Weekly Planes
5h 58m Average Duration
€126 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Brussels is to bus which costs 1.000 ₺ - 1.700 ₺ and takes 37h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Brussels is to fly which costs 1.900 ₺ - 4.200 ₺ and takes 4h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Istanbul to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Yenikapi and arriving at Bruxelles-Nord via Halkali, Videle, Budapest-Keleti and Frankfurt. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3h.

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It is 2179 km from Istanbul to Brussels. It is approximately 2619.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Brussels without a car is to bus and train which takes 33h 5m and costs 2.500 ₺ - 4.400 ₺.

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It takes approximately 4h 21m to get from Istanbul to Brussels, including transfers.

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Istanbul to Brussels train services, operated by Bulgarian Railways (BDZh), depart from Halkali station.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Brussels is to fly which takes 4h 21m and costs 1.900 ₺ - 4.200 ₺. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 1.000 ₺ - 1.700 ₺ and takes 37h 47m.

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The quickest flight from Istanbul Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 25m.

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Brussels is 1h behind Istanbul. It is currently 9:53 PM in Istanbul and 8:53 PM in Brussels.

Map of how to get from Istanbul to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 2179.4 km
  • Duration: 4h 21m

What companies run services between Istanbul, Turkey and Brussels, Belgium?

Turkish Airlines, Tarom and seven other airlines fly from Istanbul to Brussels hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Istanbul to Brussels via Otogar, Istanbul, and Zob in around 37h 47m.

Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Istanbul to Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Flights from Istanbul to Brussels via Ankara
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Istanbul to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Istanbul to Brussels via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €500
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Istanbul to Brussels via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €750
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Istanbul to Brussels via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €700
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Österreichische Bundesbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from München Hbf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Railjet

Railjet trains operate domestically within Austria and also connect to major cities in Germany, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland and Hungary. This premium service runs at speeds of up to 230km/h and offers three travel classes (economy, first and business), all with free Wi-Fi and power sockets. Other amenities include a bistro-restaurant car and family zones. Seat reservations can be made up to 90 days prior to the train's departure (compulsory for all cross-border trains but not for domestic routes).

Contact Details
Phone
+43 51717
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€50 - €80
Website
Railjet
Train from Budapest-Keleti to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
10h 42m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€130 - €200
Website
Railjet
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
Phone
0700 10 200
Website
bdz.bg
Night train from Halkali to Videle
Ave. Duration
18h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
€15 - €18
1st Class
€18 - €22
Night train from Halkali to Gara Bucureşti Nord
Ave. Duration
19h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €24
Website
Bulgarian Railways (BDZh)
2nd Class
€16 - €19
1st Class
€19 - €24
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Phone
0219521
Website
cfrcalatori.ro
Train from Videle to Budapest-Keleti
Ave. Duration
14h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €50
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
€16 - €21
1st Class
€44 - €49
Night train from Bucuresti Nord to Wien Hbf
Ave. Duration
19h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €70
Website
Romanian Railways (CFR)
2nd Class
€24 - €30
1st Class
€60 - €70
OptimaExpress
Phone
+49 89 54880111
Email
info@optimatours.de
Website
optimatours.de
Car train from Edirne to Villach Hbf/Bbf
Ave. Duration
34h 37m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
optimatours.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Villach Hbf/Bbf to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€100 - €120
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Urlaubs-Express
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Wien Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
13h 32m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Nightjet
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zob to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Brussels North Train Station
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Union Ivkoni
Night bus from Razgrad Central Bus Station to Brussels North Train Station
Ave. Duration
44h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
Union Ivkoni
Huntur
Phone
+90 212 658 00 61
Email
info@huntur.com.tr
Website
huntur.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul to Razgrad
Ave. Duration
10h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Huntur
MetroTurizm
Phone
0850 222 34 55
Email
iletisim@metroturizm.com.tr
Website
metroturizm.com.tr
Bus from Istanbul Otogari to Razgrad
Ave. Duration
11h 42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €25
Website
MetroTurizm

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Istanbul to Brussels train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Bruxelles-Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Istanbul to Brussels is 2620 km. It takes approximately 24h 5m to drive from Istanbul to Brussels.

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Tarom, Air Serbia, LOT and three other airlines offer flights from Istanbul Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 396+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Istanbul to Istanbul Airport is to taxi which takes 31 min and costs 150 ₺ - 190 ₺.

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