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There are 6 ways to get from Reggio Calabria to Brussels by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4h 54m

  1. Fly from Reggio Calabria (REG) to Brussels (BRU) REG - BRU

69€ - 252€

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Train  •  20h 25m

  1. Take the train from Reggio Calabria C.Le to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

269€ - 561€

Train via Strasbourg  •  23h 22m

  1. Take the train from Reggio Calabria to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Lugano Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Lugano to Basel SBB Ec
  4. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg Ter
  5. Take the train from Strasbourg to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Tgv

300€ - 562€

Bus, train  •  32h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Villa San Giovanni to Cosenza - Piazza Maestri del Lavoro
  2. Take the bus from Cosenza to Frankfurt
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice

223€ - 288€

Bus  •  34h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Reggio Calabria to Florence, Parcheggio Villa Costanza
  2. Take the bus from Florence to Paris
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station 807

115€ - 148€

Drive  •  20h 36m

  1. Drive from Reggio Calabria to Brussels 2122.7 km

260€ - 380€

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The cheapest way to get from Reggio Calabria to Brussels is to bus which costs 110€ - 150€ and takes 34h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Reggio Calabria to Brussels is to fly which costs 65€ - 260€ and takes 4h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Reggio Calabria to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Reggio Calabria and arriving at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station via Florence and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Reggio Calabria to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Reggio Calabria C.Le and arriving at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi via Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 25m.

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The distance between Reggio Calabria and Brussels is 1673 km. The road distance is 2122.7 km.

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The best way to get from Reggio Calabria to Brussels without a car is to train which takes 20h 25m and costs 260€ - 600€.

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It takes approximately 4h 54m to get from Reggio Calabria to Brussels, including transfers.

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Reggio Calabria to Brussels bus services, operated by Lirosi Linee, depart from Reggio Calabria station.

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Reggio Calabria to Brussels train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Reggio Calabria C.Le station.

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The best way to get from Reggio Calabria to Brussels is to fly which takes 4h 54m and costs 65€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 260€ - 600€ and takes 20h 25m, you could also bus, which costs 110€ - 150€ and takes 34h 30m.

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  • Distance: 1672.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 54m

What companies run services between Reggio Calabria, Italy and Brussels, Belgium?

Alitalia flies from Reggio Calabria to Brussels 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Reggio Calabria to Brussels via Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Nord in around 20h 25m.

Airlines
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Reggio Calabria to Brussels via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 230€
Train operators
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 Reggio Calabria C.Le to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
10h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90€ - 250€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
90€ - 130€
Base Standard
150€ - 200€
Base Premium
170€ - 250€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Train from Strasbourg to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
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 Reggio Calabria to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 170€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
60€ - 85€
Smart Low Cost
55€ - 85€
Smart Flex
120€ - 170€
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Milano Centrale to Lugano
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
26€ - 50€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lugano to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 80€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
18€ - 26€
Rail 1st Class
27€ - 40€
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
SAIS trasporti S.p.A. - Autolinee Giamporcaro
Phone
091 617 1141
Website
saistrasporti.it
Bus from Villa San Giovanni to Cosenza - Piazza Maestri del Lavoro
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
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saistrasporti.it
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Florence to Paris
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Brussels South
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
Blablabus

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There is no direct flight from Reggio Calabria Airport to Brussels Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 30m and has one stopover.

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Reggio Calabria to Brussels bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Brussels City Center - Midi Train station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Reggio Calabria to Brussels is 2123 km. It takes approximately 20h 36m to drive from Reggio Calabria to Brussels.

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Alitalia offers flights from Reggio Calabria Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 1289+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Reggio Calabria to Reggio Calabria Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs 10€ - 13€.

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