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Recommended option

Fly Milan Linate to Brussels, train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. LIN - BRU

$59 - $267

Cheapest option

Fly Milan Bergamo to Charleroi, bus, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. BGY - CRL

$43 - $205

7 alternative options

Fly Milan Malpensa to Brussels, train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. MXP - BRU

$51 - $211

Fly Milan Linate to Amsterdam, train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. LIN - AMS

$100 - $324

Train  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Fr
  2. Tgv
  3. Tha
  4. Ic

$255 - $324

Train via Strasbourg  •  11 h 9 min

  1. Ec
  2. Tgv
  3. Ic

$212 - $337

Bus  •  17 h 54 min

  1. N836

$60 - $95

Bus, train  •  23 h 21 min

  1. Intercity / ...

$85 - $115

Drive  •  9 h 29 min

  1. 592.2 miles

$140 - $210

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

You can take a train from Milan to Ghent via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Nord RER, Paris Nord, Bruxelles Midi, and Bruxelles-Midi in around 10 h 21 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Milan to Ghent once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $85 and the journey takes 13 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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 Milan Linate to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $470
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
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 Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $320
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $250
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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 Milan Linate to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Brussels via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Milan Linate to Amsterdam via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $370
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
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport to Gent St Pieters
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$22 - $25
1st Class
$31 - $34
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Gent St Pieters
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Gent-Dampoort
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $19
Train from Antwerpen Centraal to Gent St Pieters
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
Purchase a
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $20
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol (Airport) to Antwerpen Centraal
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$65 - $90
Train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$190 - $280
Train from Strasbourg to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$30 - $120
First
$80 - $200
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Brussels City Shuttle
Phone
+352 50 55 62 1
Website
brussels-city-shuttle.com
Bus from Charleroi Airport to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
brussels-city-shuttle.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Milan, Milan to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Milan and Ghent is 741 km. The road distance is 948 km.

The cheapest way to get from Milan to Ghent is to fly and bus and train which costs 35€ - 180€ and takes 6 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Milan to Ghent is to fly and train which takes 5 h 19 min and costs 45€ - 230€.

No, there is no direct train from Milan to Ghent. However, there are services departing from Milano Centrale and arriving at Gent St Pieters via Torino Porta Susa, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Nord and Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 21 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Milan to Ghent. However, there are services departing from via orefici p.za cordusio and arriving at Gent Sint-Pietersstation perron 12 via Milan, Milan, Brussel Noord Perron 2 and Aalst Station perron 3. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 54 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Milan to Ghent, including transfers.