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Travel Information between Brussels and Istanbul

distanceDistance1351 miles (2179 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $197
fastestFastest modeFlight • $197 (€183) • 3 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLot Polish Airlines

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 1351 miles (2179 km) between Brussels and Istanbul. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Lot Polish Airlines among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Brussels to Istanbul.

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Travel from Brussels, Belgium to Istanbul, Turkey is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Istanbul from Brussels restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Istanbul, Turkey from Brussels?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Istanbul, Turkey?

The government of Turkey has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 8/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Istanbul from Brussels closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Brussels, Belgium from Turkey is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Belgium from Turkey?

Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Turkey.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Belgium from Turkey?

Requirements for reentering Belgium:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Belgium?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Belgium to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Brussels, Belgium was last verified on 7/28/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Brussels from Istanbul.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Brussels to Istanbul. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Istanbul from Brussels is by taking a train with an average price of $10 (€9).

This is compared to other travel options to Istanbul:

A train is $4 (€4) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Brussels to Istanbul costing on average $14 (€13).

Taking a train is about $187 (€174) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $197 (€183) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Istanbul from Brussels is by flight with an average travel time of 3 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Istanbul can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

Istanbul is approximately 1351 miles (2179 km) away from Brussels.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Brussels to Istanbul:

  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Brussels to Istanbul depart from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) to Istanbul, Büyük Otogari.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Brussels Airport and arrive in Istanbul Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Brussels to Istanbul, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Lot Polish Airlines can take you to Istanbul by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lot Polish Airlines from Brussels to Istanbul for $197 (€183).
Looking to extend your trip from Brussels to Istanbul? Many Omio customers who go from Brussels to Istanbul usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin or Munich. If you're looking to explore Paris, Berlin or Munich from Istanbul, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Brussels to Istanbul, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $14 (€13) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $197 (€183) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $10 (€9) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Brussels to Istanbul online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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