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You can get from Brussels to Paris by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Brussels to Paris on Oct 21 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:45PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h55 06:40PMParis
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02:45PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h55 06:40PMParis
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03:20PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h55 07:15PMParis
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09:30AMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h50 01:20PMParis
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10:55AMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h55 02:50PMParis
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Thu
Oct 21
40SNCF | TGV INOUI
9Flixbus
350Swiss
Fri
Oct 22
50SNCF | TGV INOUI
15Flixbus
350Swiss
Sat
Oct 23
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
324tab
Sun
Oct 24
48SNCF | TGV INOUI
10BlaBlaCar Bus
298Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Oct 25
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
134Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Oct 26
40SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
239Swiss
Wed
Oct 27
40SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
132Swiss
Thu
Oct 28
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
8Flixbus
284Swiss
Fri
Oct 29
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
15Flixbus
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Sat
Oct 30
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
15BlaBlaCar Bus
547Swiss
Sun
Oct 31
55SNCF | TGV INOUI
13BlaBlaCar Bus
304Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Nov 1
67SNCF | TGV INOUI
19Flixbus
490Lufthansa
Tue
Nov 2
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
10BlaBlaCar Bus
167Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Nov 3
40SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
113Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Nov 4
37SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
99Lufthansa
Fri
Nov 5
40SNCF | TGV INOUI
10BlaBlaCar Bus
99Lufthansa
Sat
Nov 6
44SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
199Swiss
Sun
Nov 7
40SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
173Lufthansa
Mon
Nov 8
40SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
99Air Dolomiti
Tue
Nov 9
37SNCF | TGV INOUI
8BlaBlaCar Bus
89Air Dolomiti

Travel Information between Brussels and Paris

distanceDistance164 miles (264 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range€8 - €279
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €8 • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • €44 • 1 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 164 miles (264 km) by flight, coach or train from Brussels to Paris. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 22 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as €8. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Lufthansa, BlaBlaCar Bus or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Brussels to Paris.

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The Journey from Brussels to Paris

The journey between the Belgian capital and the French capital can be achieved in just under 1.5 hours. The fastest choice of transport is to travel by train, as there are frequent direct trains that arrive in Paris within 1.5 hours. Another option is to travel by bus, as there are several bus companies that operate buses to Paris, taking about 2.5 to 3 hours to reach the city. Those who prefer to travel by air will find that flights to Charles de Gaulle Airport take about 4 hours in duration, making this the slowest method to reach Paris.

Buses from Brussels to Paris

Buses to Paris are operated by several companies, such as Bla Bla Car and FLiXBUS. The journey takes between 2.5 and 3 hours, with buses running direct from Brussels Gare du Midi in the centre of the city and arriving at Porte Maillot on the northwestern edge of central Paris. Travellers can choose from a variety of departure times ranging from night buses to midday and afternoon departures.

Trains from Brussels to Paris

Trains are by far the fastest way to reach Paris from Brussels. Thalys operates direct trains from early morning until afternoon, with a journey time of only 1.5 hours. Trains depart from Brussels Midi Station and arrive at Gare du Nord Station in Paris. Departures start at about 8:00 a.m. and continue throughout the day once or twice per hour.

Flights from Brussels to Paris

Passengers can choose to fly to Paris, but the journey time can be over 4 hours. Brussels Airlines operates the fastest service flying direct to Charles de Gaulle Airport. Other airlines take several hours longer and generally involve a change en route.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Brussels, Belgium to Paris, France?

Travel from Brussels, Belgium to Paris, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Paris from Brussels restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Paris, France from Brussels?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Paris, France?

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

  • Social distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 10/19/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Brussels and Paris closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Brussels, Belgium from Paris, France?

The restriction level for your return to Brussels, Belgium from France is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Brussels from Paris restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Brussels from Paris?

Conditions of reentry into Belgium:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

You should observe these safety measures in Belgium as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Belgium was last checked on 10/20/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Brussels from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

How do you get from Brussels to Paris?

There are 3 ways to get from Brussels to Paris: flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Brussels to Paris?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Brussels to Paris. Tickets for a coach cost on average €8.

This is compared to other travel options to Paris:

A coach journey is usually €271 less than a journey to Paris by plane, which costs on average €279 for the same trip.

A coach is about €36 less than a train, which costs on average €44 for this route.

What is the fastest way to Paris from Brussels?

The fastest way to get to Paris from Brussels is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 22 min.

There are alternative travel options to Paris that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 3 h 35 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 45 min   on average.

What is the distance from Brussels to Paris?

You should expect to travel around 164 miles (264 km) from Brussels to Paris.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Brussels to Paris?

The average frequency per day from Brussels to Paris is:

  • 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Paris from Brussels as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Brussels and in Paris?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Brussels to Paris:

  • Flights mostly depart from Brussels Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Coaches mostly depart from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Trains from Brussels to Paris most often leave from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Which travel operators can get me from Brussels to Paris?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Brussels to Paris:

  • You can travel by plane to Paris from Brussels with Lufthansa, and you can find Lufthansa Brussels to Paris tickets for €279 on Omio.
  • You can go to Paris from Brussels by coach with BlaBlaCar Bus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for €8 with BlaBlaCar Bus from Brussels to Paris on Omio.
  • You can go to Paris from Brussels by train with SNCF | TGV INOUI. You'll see cheap train tickets for €44 with SNCF | TGV INOUI from Brussels to Paris on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Paris from Brussels ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Brussels to Paris often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Brussels and Paris itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Paris and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy my Brussels to Paris ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost €279 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets are costing €8 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average €44 one way.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Brussels
Paris
Bruselas
Amenities
Brüssel Gare Central
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Bruxelles-Central
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 3, 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines S1, S2, S5, S7, S9
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.

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