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Fly Milan Linate to Brussels, train  •  5h 41m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Brussels (BRU) LIN - BRU
  2. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins

€84 - €175

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Fly Bologna to Eindhoven, train  •  6h 54m

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to Eindhoven (EIN) BLQ - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Maastricht

€39 - €152

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Fly Florence to Brussels, train  •  5h 51m

  1. Fly from Florence (FLR) to Brussels (BRU) FLR - BRU
  2. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins

€58 - €194

Fly Milan Malpensa to Brussels, train  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Brussels (BRU) MXP - BRU
  2. Take the train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins

€48 - €178

Fly Milan Linate to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h 10m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Dusseldorf (DUS) LIN - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
  3. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Liege-Guillemins

€103 - €556

Fly Milan Linate to Luxembourg, train  •  8h 32m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Luxembourg (LUX) LIN - LUX
  2. Take the train from Arlon / Aarlen to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins

€84 - €295

Train  •  14h 38m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Mannheim Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Liege-Guillemins Ice

€217 - €503

Bus  •  26h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Florence 510 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Florence to Düsseldorf central bus station
  3. Take the bus from Düsseldorf central bus station to Liège Guillemins 180

€80 - €108

Night train, train  •  21h 36m

  1. Take the night train from Roma Termini to Muenchen Hbf Nj
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Liege-Guillemins Ice

€186 - €312

Drive  •  13h 36m

  1. Drive from Rome to Liège 1395.8 km

€170 - €250

Train, shuttle  •  22h 18m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova 8966
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Garda to Maastricht

€198 - €263

Italy → Belgium
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Belgium from Italy.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Liège is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Liège is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Liège is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Italy from Belgium.

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The cheapest way to get from Italy to Liège is to fly and train which costs €35 - €160 and takes 6h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Italy to Liège is to fly and train which costs €80 - €180 and takes 5h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Italy to Liège. However, there are services departing from Principe Umberto and arriving at Liège Guillemins via Rome Tiburtina Bus station, Florence and Düsseldorf central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Italy to Liège. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Liege-Guillemins via Milano Centrale, Mannheim Hbf and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 38m.

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It is 1040 km from Italy to Liège. It is approximately 1395.8 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Italy to Liège without a car is to train which takes 14h 38m and costs €210 - €550.

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It takes approximately 5h 41m to get from Italy to Liège, including transfers.

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Italy to Liège bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Italy to Liège train services, operated by ItaloTreno, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Italy to Liège is to train which takes 14h 38m and costs €210 - €550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €80 - €110 and takes 26h 36m.

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  • Distance: 1040.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 41m

What companies run services between Italy and Liège, Belgium?

You can take a train from Rome to Liège via Milano Centrale, Mannheim Hbf, and Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf in around 14h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rome to Liège via Staz.ne Tiburtina, Rome Tiburtina Bus station, Florence, and Düsseldorf central bus station in around 26h 36m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €320
Flights from Florence to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €1100
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €340
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €340
Flights from Milan Linate to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €440
Flights from Milan Linate to Luxembourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €240
Flights from Florence to Brussels via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €170
Flights from Milan Linate to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Flights from Milan Linate to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€470 - €600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €240
Flights from Florence to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €250
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €300
Flights from Florence to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€9 - €80
Flights from Bologna to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€13 - €100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Florence to Brussels via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €420
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Florence to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €440
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Bologna to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €200
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Louvain / Leuven to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€12 - €18
Train from Arlon / Aarlen to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €20
1st Class
€21 - €35
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
National Express Rail
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €85
Website
Thalys
Standard
€45 - €65
Comfort
€55 - €75
Premium
€60 - €85
Train from Aachen Hbf to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Thalys
Standard
€40 - €55
Comfort
€50 - €70
Premium
€50 - €75
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Aachen Hbf to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€21 - €29
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf central station to Aachen central train station
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
Flixtrain
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€13 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€22 - €35
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €90
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€30 - €50
Smart Low Cost
€30 - €45
Smart Flex
€60 - €90
Train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€27 - €80
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€29 - €45
Smart Low Cost
€27 - €40
Smart Flex
€55 - €80
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €120
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€40 - €55
Base Standard
€70 - €95
Base Premium
€85 - €120
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€120 - €280
Website
Trenitalia Eurocity
2nd Class
€120 - €170
1st Class
€200 - €280
Hungarian Railways (MÁV)
Phone
+36 (1) 3 49 49 49
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
mavcsoport.hu
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€20 - €24
Website
mavcsoport.hu
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 Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€15 - €22
Website
Railjet
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€50 - €80
Website
Railjet
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Florence
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Florence to Düsseldorf central bus station
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€55 - €70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Düsseldorf central bus station to Liège Guillemins
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Garda to Maastricht
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
€160
Book at
Starliner

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Italy to Liège train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Liege-Guillemins station.

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