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There are 10 ways to get from Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  4h 35m

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Brussels (BRU) MXP - BRU

$40 - $216

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Fly from Lugano  •  5h 51m

  1. Fly from Lugano (LUG) to Brussels (BRU) LUG - BRU

$90 - $357

Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Brussels (BRU) LIN - BRU

$59 - $284

Train to Zurich, fly  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Brussels (BRU) ZRH - BRU

$135 - $395

Train, train to Turin, fly  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa
  3. Fly from Turin (TRN) to Brussels (BRU) TRN - BRU

$109 - $357

Train  •  10h 2m

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Basel SBB 21 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Bruxelles Midi Tgv

$251 - $358

Train via Paris Est  •  10h 26m

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Basel SBB 21 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi

$291 - $448

Bus FlixBus  •  14h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Lugano, Via Giacomo E Filippo Ciani to Lucerne, Inseli Park RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Luzern to Brussels, Brussels-North station N836

$47 - $74

Bus Eurolines CH  •  16h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Lugano, Via Giacomo E Filippo Ciani to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai RegioJet
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Brussels North

$67 - $89

Drive  •  8h 2m

  1. Drive from Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU) 506.1 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 75 and takes 14h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to fly which costs SFr 40 - SFr 220 and takes 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU). However, there are services departing from Lugano, Via Giacomo E Filippo Ciani and arriving at Brussels Airport via Luzern, Gare Du Midi and Luxembourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU). However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Brussels Airport-Zaventem via Basel SBB, Strasbourg and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 2m.

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The distance between Lugano and Brussels Airport (BRU) is 636 km. The road distance is 809.8 km.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU) without a car is to train which takes 10h 2m and costs SFr 250 - SFr 360.

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU), including transfers.

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Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by RegioJet, depart from Lugano, Via Giacomo E Filippo Ciani station.

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Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU) train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lugano station.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to fly which takes 4h 35m and costs SFr 40 - SFr 220. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 250 - SFr 360 and takes 10h 2m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 45 - SFr 75 and takes 14h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU).
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  • Distance: 397.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 35m

What companies run services between Lugano, Switzerland and Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium?

Brussels Airlines, Alitalia and six other airlines fly from Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU) via Basel SBB, Strasbourg, Bruxelles Midi, and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 10h 2m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Lugano to Brussels via Zurich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Lugano to Brussels via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Lugano to Brussels via Zurich, Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Turin to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Turin to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Lugano to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Lugano to Brussels via Zurich, Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Turin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Turin to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $320
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Strasbourg to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Strasbourg to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
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 Strasbourg to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $160
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lugano, Via Giacomo E Filippo Ciani to Lucerne, Inseli Park
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Lugano, Via Giacomo E Filippo Ciani to Zürich, Carparkplatz Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Website
regiojet.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luzern to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch

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

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Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU) train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Bruxelles Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU) is 810 km. It takes approximately 8h 2m to drive from Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU).

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Alitalia, Brussels Airlines, Ryanair and five other airlines offer flights from Milan Malpensa Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 1028+ hotels available in Brussels Airport (BRU). Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lugano to Milan Malpensa Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h 5m and costs SFr 24 - SFr 50.

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