There are 9 ways to get from Rome to Brussels Airport (BRU) by plane, train, bus, car or car train

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 Rome to Brussels  •  4h 42m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Brussels (BRU) FCO - BRU

31€ - 215€

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Fly Rome Ciampino to Charleroi, train  •  6h 24m

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Charleroi (CRL) CIA - CRL
  2. Take the train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Brussels Airport-Zaventem

51€ - 251€

Train via Paris  •  13h 23m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Gare de Torino PS to Gare de Paris-Gare-de-Lyon
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

234€ - 513€

Train  •  14h

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux Tgv
  3. Take the train from Chambery Challes Les Eaux to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi

237€ - 535€

Train #2  •  18h 44m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Ventimiglia Ic
  2. Take the train from Nice Ville to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Tgv

214€ - 395€

Train, bus  •  19h 4m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB 1-Y
  3. Take the bus from Basel to Brussels North

186€ - 315€

Bus  •  24h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine N1729 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Brussels, Brussels-North station 801 / ...

87€ - 118€

Drive, car train  •  20h 8m

  1. Drive from Rome to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Köln Hbf
  3. Drive from Köln Hbf to Brussels Airport (BRU)

147€ - 259€

Drive  •  14h 9m

  1. Drive from Rome to Brussels Airport (BRU) 1463.1 km

190€ - 290€

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to fly which costs 30€ - 220€ and takes 4h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to fly which costs 30€ - 220€ and takes 4h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome station to Brussels Airport (BRU). However, there are services departing from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station and arriving at Brussels Airport via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Brussels Airport (BRU). However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Brussels Airport-Zaventem via Gare de Torino PS, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 23m.

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The distance between Rome and Brussels Airport (BRU) is 1173 km. The road distance is 1463.1 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Brussels Airport (BRU) without a car is to train via Paris which takes 13h 23m and costs 230€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 4h 42m to get from Rome to Brussels Airport (BRU), including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Rome to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to fly which takes 4h 42m and costs 30€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train via Paris, which costs 230€ - 550€ and takes 13h 23m, you could also bus, which costs 85€ - 120€ and takes 24h 41m.

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  • Distance: 1172.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 42m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium?

Brussels Airlines, Ryanair and eight other airlines fly from Rome to Brussels Airport (BRU) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Brussels Airport (BRU) via Torino Porta Susa, Gare de Torino PS, Gare de Paris-Gare-de-Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, and Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid in around 13h 23m.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
28€ - 270€
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Charleroi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 310€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 1200€
Flights from Rome to Brussels via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 1200€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 400€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 450€
Flights from Rome to Brussels via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 450€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 700€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 1200€
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brux.-Midi/Brus.-Zuid to Brussels Airport-Zaventem
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
16€ - 19€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
16€ - 19€
1st Class
23€ - 25€
Dutch Railways (NS)

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 18€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
12€ - 18€
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 Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 150€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
45€ - 70€
Base Standard
85€ - 120€
Base Premium
100€ - 150€
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Gare de Torino PS to Gare de Paris-Gare-de-Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 190€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
100€ - 120€
1st Class
150€ - 190€
Train from Gare de Torino PS to Gare de Chambéry-Chal.-les-Eaux
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 34€
1st Class
47€ - 51€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
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€
TGV inOui
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Chambery Challes Les Eaux
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
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
180€ - 250€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
180€ - 210€
1st Class
210€ - 250€
Trenitalia Intercity

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 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€
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 Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
100€ - 180€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
55€ - 120€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Passenger
59€
Motorcycle
99€
Vehicle
109€
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Book at
eurolines.ch
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
18h 55m
Frequency
Twice 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 2 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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 Airport (BRU) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Brussels Airport (BRU) is 1463 km. It takes approximately 14h 9m to drive from Rome to Brussels Airport (BRU).

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KLM, Swiss, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Brussels Airport.

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Book your Rome to Brussels Airport (BRU) bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 1243+ hotels available in Brussels Airport (BRU). 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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