There are 10 ways to get from Istanbul to Brussels 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 Istanbul to Brussels  •  6 h 22 min

  1. IST - BRU

$90 - $333

Cheapest option

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Charleroi  •  8 h 43 min

  1. SAW - CRL

$85 - $417

8 alternative options

Fly Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels  •  7 h 46 min

  1. SAW - BRU

$113 - $779

Fly Istanbul to Amsterdam, train  •  8 h 13 min

  1. IST - AMS

$116 - $291

Bus, train  •  37 h 21 min

  1. Ice / ...
  2. Ice

$252 - $327

Bus BG Razpisanie  •  39 h 50 min

$95 - $213

Bus KARAT-S  •  2 days 4 h

Night train, train  •  2 days 4 h

  1. D
  2. Ice
  3. Ice

$325 - $510

Drive, train  •  26 h 34 min

  1. M / ...
  2. Ice

$401 - $596

Drive  •  25 h 13 min

  1. 1640.2 miles

$340 - $500

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

Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and nine other airlines fly from Istanbul to Brussels 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 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
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Istanbul to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Istanbul to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 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
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
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
Pegasus Airlines
Website
flypgs.com
Flights from Sabiha Gokcen to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
AtlasGlobal
Website
atlasglb.com
Flights from Istanbul to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Wien to Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
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 - $170
Website
bahn.de
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 - $22
Website
bdz.bg
Romanian Railways (CFR)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.com
Train from Kufstein to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Purchase an
eurail.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
$106
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
$30 - $65
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
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Sofia - Bus Station to Brussels
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 Sofia to Brussels
Ave. Duration
33 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$260 - $330
Schedules at
georg-bg.com
KARAT-S
Phone
+359 2 8120810
Email
operations@eurolines.bg
Website
karat-s.com
Bus from Burgas to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
40 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$159
Schedules at
karat-s.com
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Duisburg to Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Istanbul and Brussels is 2179 km. The road distance is 2624 km.

The cheapest way to get from Istanbul to Brussels is to fly which costs 430 ₺ - 1.700 ₺ and takes 6 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Istanbul to Brussels is to fly which takes 6 h 22 min and costs 430 ₺ - 1.700 ₺.

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

It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to get from Istanbul to Brussels, including transfers.