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

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Fly Milan Linate to Brussels  •  4h 17m

  1. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to Brussels (BRU) LIN - BRU

$41 - $263

Cheapest option

Fly Milan Malpensa to Brussels  •  4h 29m

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

$33 - $207

6 alternative options

Fly Milan Bergamo to Charleroi  •  5h 41m

  1. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Charleroi (CRL) BGY - CRL

$35 - $191

Train Thalys  •  9h 27m

  1. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Chambery-Challes-E Tgv
  2. Take the train from Chambery to Brussel-Zuid/Midi Thalys

$278 - $346

Train via Strasbourg  •  10h 24m

  1. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB Ece / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Bruxelles Midi Tgv

$192 - $322

Bus FlixBus  •  14h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Brussels, Brussels-North station N836

$52 - $87

Bus Eurolines CH  •  18h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Milan Lampugnano Station to Basel
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Brussels North

$77 - $117

Drive  •  8h 58m

  1. Drive from Milan to Brussels 552.7 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Milan to Brussels is to fly which costs 30€ - 170€ and takes 5h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Milan to Brussels is to fly which costs 35€ - 230€ and takes 4h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Milan to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Milano Porta Garibaldi and arriving at Brussel-Zuid/Midi via Chambery. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 27m.

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The distance between Milan and Brussels is 698 km. The road distance is 884.3 km.

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The best way to get from Milan to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 9h 27m and costs 240€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 4h 17m to get from Milan to Brussels, including transfers.

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Milan to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Milan, Milan station.

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Milan to Brussels train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Milano Porta Garibaldi station.

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The best way to get from Milan to Brussels is to fly which takes 4h 17m and costs 35€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 240€ - 300€ and takes 9h 27m, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 14h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Milan to Brussels.
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  • Distance: 436.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 17m

What companies run services between Milan, Italy and Brussels, Belgium?

Alitalia, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa fly from Milan to Brussels every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Milan to Brussels via Chambery-Challes-E and Chambery in around 9h 27m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $320
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $250
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
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Chambery-Challes-E
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $130
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
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Chambery to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$210 - $270
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$210 - $270
1st Class
$280 - $390
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 Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$30 - $120
First
$75 - $190
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 Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 Milan, Milan to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Milan Lampugnano Station to Basel
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Milan to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Milan to Brussels train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Brussel-Zuid/Midi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Milan to Brussels is 884 km. It takes approximately 8h 58m to drive from Milan to Brussels.

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Alitalia, Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa offer flights from Milan Linate Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 1037+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Milan to Milan Linate Airport is to line 73 bus which takes 20m and costs 1€ - 2€.

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