Duration 5h 5m
Distance 1462.1 km
Average price 190€
Possible routes 8 found

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

We recommend flying from Rome to Brussels, which is the fastest option and takes around 5h 5m.

Recommended route
Fastest
5h 5m
33€ - 313€
Alternative routes

Train to Rome Ciampino, fly to Charleroi • 6h 5m

  1. Roma Termini
  2. Rome Ciampino
  3. Brussels
6h 5m
26€ - 328€
7h 5m
80€ - 425€

Train via Chambéry • 13h 38m

  1. Roma Termini
  2. Torino Porta Susa
  3. Chambery Challes Les Eaux
  4. Brussels
13h 38m
240€ - 512€

Train • 18h 18m

  1. Roma Termini
  2. Nice Ville
  3. Brussels
18h 18m
197€ - 376€

Bus • 24h 10m

  1. Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
  2. Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Brussels
24h 10m
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Cheapest
84€ - 101€

Bus via Zürich • 25h 15m

  1. Roma Tiburtina
  2. Orte A1
  3. Zurich
  4. Brussels
25h 15m
89€ - 145€

Drive • 14h 15m

  1. Rome
  2. Brussels
14h 15m
200€ - 300€

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Rome to Brussels? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Brussels is to bus which costs 80€ - 110€ and takes 24h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Brussels is to fly which costs 30€ - 320€ and takes 5h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome station to Brussels station. However, there are services departing from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station and arriving at Brussels, Brussels-North station via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Brussels. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi via Torino Porta Susa and Chambery Challes Les Eaux. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 38m.

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The distance between Rome and Brussels is 1174 km. The road distance is 1462.1 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Brussels without a car is to train via Chambéry which takes 13h 38m and costs 240€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from Rome to Brussels, including transfers.

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Rome to Brussels bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Rome to Brussels train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Brussels is to fly which takes 5h 5m and costs 30€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can train via Chambéry, which costs 240€ - 550€ and takes 13h 38m, you could also bus, which costs 80€ - 110€ and takes 24h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Brussels is 1462 km. It takes approximately 14h 15m to drive from Rome to Brussels.

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KLM, Brussels Airlines, Alitalia and two other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Rome to Brussels bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1243+ hotels available in Brussels. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 7€ - 35€.

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How to travel from Rome to Brussels

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Rome to Brussels right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Rome and Brussels?

Brussels Airlines, Alitalia and nine other airlines fly from Rome to Brussels hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Brussels via Torino Porta Susa and Chambery Challes Les Eaux in around 13h 38m.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
21€ - 350€

About Ryanair

Flights from Rome to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
21€ - 350€
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
19€ - 270€
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 550€

About Alitalia

Flights from Rome to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 550€
Flights from Rome to Brussels via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 550€
Flights from Rome to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 450€
Flights from Rome to Amsterdam Schiphol via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
90€ - 450€
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 600€

About KLM

Flights from Rome to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 600€
Flights from Rome to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 700€
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€

About Lufthansa

Flights from Rome to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Flights from Rome to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 650€
Flights from Rome to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 650€
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 500€

About Brussels Airlines

Flights from Rome to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 500€
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 280€

About Level

Flights from Rome to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 280€
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 700€

About Swiss

Flights from Rome to Amsterdam Schiphol via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 700€
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 320€

About easyJet

Flights from Rome to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 320€
Train operators
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 4€

About Trenitalia

Train from Roma Termini to Ciampino
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
1€ - 4€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
3€ - 4€

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.

Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 120€

About Thalys

Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
60€ - 120€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 85€
Comfort
70€ - 95€
Premium
85€ - 120€
Train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
150€ - 320€
Website
Thalys
Standard
150€ - 210€
Comfort
160€ - 220€
Premium
230€ - 320€

Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 50€

About Dutch Railways (NS)

Train from Schiphol Airport to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Website
NS
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
23€ - 30€
1st Class
35€ - 50€

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 150€

About Trenitalia Frecce

Train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 150€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
45€ - 70€
Base Standard
85€ - 120€
Base Premium
100€ - 150€

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.

Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 50€

About TGV inOui

Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from Nice Ville to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
170€ - 250€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
170€ - 210€
1st Class
210€ - 250€

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.

Ave. Duration
7h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 90€

About Trenitalia Intercity

Train from Roma Termini to Ventimiglia
Ave. Duration
7h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 90€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
Super Economy
20€ - 25€
Base 2nd Class
55€ - 70€
Base 1st Class
75€ - 90€

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Bus operators
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Bus from Orte A1 to Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Website
L'Aurora Viaggi
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Bus from Orte A1 to Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Calanda Viaggi
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 70€

About Eurolines CH

Bus from Zurich to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Book at
eurolines.ch

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