How to travel from Brussels to Paris

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from Brussels to Paris

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

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To get from Brussels to Paris on Mar 22 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:55PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h50 09:45PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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05:55PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h50 09:45PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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03:05PMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France4h05 07:10PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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09:05AMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France4h05 01:10PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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11:05AMBRUXELLES-Midi / Brussel Zuid, Rue de France3h45 02:50PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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Travel Information from Brussels to Paris

distanceDistance264 km
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range€9 - €54
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • €9 • 11 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • €54 • 1 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 264 km 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 flight is the best option with prices starting as low as €9. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Brussels to Paris.

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.

Travel Tips: Travel from Brussels to Paris

Travel Tips: Travel to Paris easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Brussels to Paris.

Travel from Brussels, Belgium to Paris, France is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Paris from Brussels restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 2/21/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Brussels to Paris closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Brussels, Belgium from France is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Belgium from France?

Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

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

Requirements for reentering Belgium:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

All travellers 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 3/8/23. 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 Paris.

There are 3 ways to travel to Paris from Brussels including taking a coach, flight or train.

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Brussels to Paris, which costs on average €9.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:

A flight is about €31 less than a coach, which costs on average €40 for this trip.

A flight is €45 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Brussels to Paris costing on average €54.

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

Other travel options between Brussels and Paris can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 4 h 45 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by flight can take 11 h 50 min   on average.

The distance between Brussels and Paris is around 264 km.

The average frequency per day from Brussels to Paris is:

  • Around 24 coaches per day.
  • 19 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Brussels to Paris:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Brussels Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Most travellers board their train from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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

  • You can travel by coach to Paris from Brussels with BlaBlaCar Bus, and you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Brussels to Paris tickets for €40 on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Brussels to Paris with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 24 direct coaches per day to Paris with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You'll find direct flight services to Paris with with around direct flights every day.
  • You'll find direct train services to Paris with Thalys with around 19 direct trains every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Paris tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this trip.

Looking to extend your trip from Brussels to Paris? Many Omio customers who go from Brussels to Paris usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you're looking to explore London, Barcelona or Amsterdam from Paris, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before travelling from Brussels to Paris, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is €40 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is €9 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is €54 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Brussels to Paris tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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