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

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Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  4 h 30 min

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

$41 - $202

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Fly from Lugano  •  5 h 51 min

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

$90 - $358

Train to Milan Linate, fly  •  5 h 20 min

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

$59 - $288

Train to Zurich, fly  •  5 h 38 min

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

$130 - $399

Train, train to Basel, fly  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Zürich HB
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Brussels (BRU) BSL - BRU

$126 - $404

Train, train to Turin, fly  •  7 h 19 min

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

$113 - $351

Train  •  10 h 2 min

  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

$265 - $365

Train, bus  •  14 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Zürich HB 12-Y / ...
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Brussels North

$136 - $211

Bus  •  16 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Lugano to Milan, Milan 421 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Brussels, Brussels-North station N836

$58 - $96

Drive  •  8 h 2 min

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

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to fly which costs SFr 35 - SFr 200 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to fly which costs SFr 35 - SFr 200 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU). However, there are services departing from Lugano and arriving at Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B via Milan, Milan and Brussel Noord Perron 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 56 min.

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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 Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 2 min.

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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 10 h 2 min and costs SFr 250 - SFr 350.

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It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU), including transfers.

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Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Lugano station.

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Map of how to get from Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU).
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  • Distance: 397.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 30 min

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

Brussels Airlines, Ryanair and three other airlines fly from Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU) every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Lugano to Brussels Airport (BRU) via Basel SBB, Strasbourg, Bruxelles Midi, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 10 h 2 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Lugano to Brussels via Zurich, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Lugano to Brussels via Zurich, Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Basel to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Turin to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Turin to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Lugano to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Lugano to Brussels via Zurich, Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Zurich to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Turin to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $850
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Lugano to Brussels via Zurich, Vienna
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
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
1 h 18 min
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
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $18
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Strasbourg to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Lugano to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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